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
Better Together: The Impact Of The Schooling System Of Lebanese And Syrian Displaced Pupils On Social Stability International Alert 2015

This paper presents the findings from a case study research comparing the impact on social cohesion of segregated and mixed schooling systems of Lebanese and Syrian refugee students. Based on... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Education
Formal Informality, Brokering Mechanisms, and Illegality. The Impact of the Lebanese State’s Policies on Syrian Refugees’ Daily Lives. Lebanon Support 2016

This report seeks to provide an overview of Lebanon’s current policy towards Syrian refugees, and to explore the new rules and regulations issued by General Security regarding the entry,... [read more]

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Socio-Economic Rights Base, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees
Security That Protects: Informing Policy on Local Security Provision in Lebanese Communities Hosting Syrian Refugees Lebanon Support 2016

The purpose of this policy brief is to inform policy formulation on local level security provision and refugee protection, and to propose modalities for upgrading the sys- tems of the Lebanese... [read more]

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Safety & Security
Crisis & Control, (In)Formal Hybrid Security in Lebanon Lebanon Support 2016

This report aims to analyse how formal and informal security providers implement their respective social order agendas through a security “assemblage”. It also aims to inform the debate on... [read more]

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Safety & Security
MENA Agenda 1325 Outcome Report 2012: Ending Discrimination and Reinforcing Women's Peace and Security in the MENA Region Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) 2012

In late 2011, WILPF began to develop a programme to enhance the collective capacities of women’s rights organisations to respond to the unprecedented political events in the Middle East and North... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Social & Cultural Development, Anti-Discrimination, Gender
Women's Rights and Gender Equality for Sustainable Development: Discussing the Proposed SDGs within the Context of the Development Problematique in the Arab Region United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) 2015

This paper was prepared by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) as a background paper contributing to the Arab Sustainable Development Report. It focuses on gender equality... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Policy Interventions, Gender
UNRWA experience in gbv programming: lessons form the first five years United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) 2015

This document provides elements of discussion and pragmatic solutions to challenges in addressing GBV in the context of resistance. It does not provide clear cut answers to all questions, but... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Gender, Human Rights & Protection
Cooperation out of isolation: the case of migrant domestic workers in Kuwait, Lebanon and Jordan International Labour Organization 2015

This paper is inspired by examples of domestic workers organizing themselves in different parts of the world through social and solidarity economy enterprises and organizations which have become... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Migrant Workers, Livelihoods & Labour Rights
For a fee: The business of recruiting Bangladeshi women for domestic work in Jordan and Lebanon International Labour Organization 2015

This study aims to shed light on the industry that profits from the recruitment of women from South Asian countries into domestic work employment in the Middle East, with a particular focus on... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Migrant Workers, Human Rights & Protection
Working with Men to Prevent Violence Against Women: An Overview (Part One) National Electronic Network on Violence Against Women 2004

This paper provides a brief overview of what is known about effective strategies for involving men in violence prevention efforts from the perspective of men who are recipients of anti-violence... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Family Issues, Human Rights & Protection

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