The Open Library Project
The Open Library Project is an online resource library with readily available reference books, reports, studies, guides and tools, and fact sheets relevant to civil society and civil society organisations’ work in Lebanon.
Dossiers are sub-libraries specific to certain events or themes
Cover Title Publisher(s) Publishing Year Synopsis Dossier Theme
The Need for a Post-War Development Strategy in the Gaza Strip - Overview & Analysis of Industrial Damage and Its Grave Consequences Palestinian Federation of Industries (PFI) 2009

This report highlights the post war status of private sector businesses represented in the Palestinian Federation of Industries (PFI) in the Gaza Strip. It attempts to rationalize some of the... [read more]

Recovery & Reconstruction
2010 Municipal Elections in Lebanon - Electoral Systems Options International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) 2010

Municipal elections in Lebanon are scheduled for Spring/Summer 2010. The current electoral system used for electing members of municipal councils is known as the ‘bloc vote’ system, the same as is... [read more]

Needs Assessment of Palestinian Refugees in Gatherings in Lebanon Danish Refugee Council (DRC) 2005

This report is the result of an assessment undertaken by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) from March 28. to June 27, 2005 in Lebanon. The assessment was supported financially by the European... [read more]

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Refugees
Incomplete Entitlement: An Overview of the Living Conditions of Palestinian Refugees Residing Legally in Lebanon but who are Not Registered with the UNRWA-Lebanon Field Office (NRs) Danish Refugee Council (DRC) 2011

This study is designed to explore distinguishing features of Palestinians not registered with UNRWA in terms of their general living conditions, with a focus on access to basic services, and their... [read more]

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Refugees
Nahr El-Bared Statistical Report 2009 Lebanon Support 2009

This report aims to provide statistical and analytical tools for the recovery community working in North Lebanon, specifically those working with the Nahr El-Bared displaced and returnee... [read more]

The Nahr El-Bared War Recovery & Reconstruction, Internally Displaced Population
Socio-Economic Assessment in Nahr El-Bared & Beddawi Camps United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) 2008

This report presents the results of a field survey commissioned by UNRWA to the Consultation and Research Institute (CRI). The survey took place during the month of September 2008 and covered 1,... [read more]

The Nahr El-Bared War Recovery & Reconstruction, Social & Cultural Development
أوضاع النساء اللبنانيات المتزوجات من غير لبنانيين United Nations Development Program (UNDP) 2009

أنجزت الدكتورة فهميّة شرف الدين هذه الدراسة الميدانية التحليليّة، بالتعاون مع برنامج اللأمم المتحدة الإنمائي(مشروع حقوق المر أة اللبنانية وقانون الجنسية) واللجنة الاهلية لمتابعة قضايا المرأة، في... [read more]

Women's rights and status, Gender Equity Network Democracy, Citizenship & Civic Rights, Legal Issues, Family Issues, Gender
Mental Health Needs Assessment in Palestinian Refugee Camps, Lebanon Response International 2005

Response International (RI) undertook a comprehensive assessment of mental health needs within the refugee camps and larger “gatherings”. This assessment informed a series of awareness raising... [read more]

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Mental Health & Psychosocial
Forgotten Akkar Socio-Economic Reality of the Akkar Region Mada Association 2008

This study focuses on presenting the socio-economic reality of Akkar. It begins with a situational analysis, including an assessment measuring the impact of the July 2006 and Nahr al-Bared wars on... [read more]

Social & Cultural Development, Economic Development
Mapping of Vulnerabilities in Lebanon Lebanon Support 2008

This Map Contains The Following Information Layers: - Political Layer displaying the electoral weight of each of the opposition and the loyalists in each of the electoral districts of the 2005... [read more]

Safety & Security, Economic Development, Elections