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
How People Talk About the Lebanon Wars: A Study of the Perceptions and Expectations of Residents in Greater Beirut International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) 2014

This report examines variations in wartime experiences and the attitudes of residents in Greater Beirut regarding measures to confront Lebanon’s legacy of political violence. It documents how... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Recovery & Reconstruction, Conflict Resolution
Social Cohesion and Intergroup Relations: Syrian Refugees and Lebanese Nationals in the Bekaa and Akkar Save The Children 2014

This report focuses on Save the Children’s Casual Labour Initiative (CLI) and its impact on intercommunity social cohesion. It aims to 1) evaluate the CLI project design and implementation, assess... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Safety & Security
The Social Stability Context in the Nabatieh & Bint Jbeil Qazas United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 2016

This report presents a brief analysis of the social stability context in the Qazas of Nabatieh and Bint Jbeil in the Nabatieh governorate, a sparsely populated religiously and politically... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Safety & Security, Human Rights & Protection
Stabilization & Resilience In Protracted, Politically-Induced Emergencies: A Case Study Exploration of Lebanon 2016

The concept of resilience offers a framework that facilitates cross-institutional and cross-disciplinary dialogue and pushes us to examine systems that influence complex situations. To date,... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Recovery & Reconstruction, Policy Interventions
Things Fall Apart: Political, Economic and Social Instability in Lebanon Mercy Corps 2013

In April 2013, Mercy Corps undertook a country-wide assessment to examine the interplay between economic fragility and societal stability in Lebanon. The purpose was to identify the pathways... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Safety & Security
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, residency... [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 refugee... [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