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
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Cover Title Publisher(s) Publishing Year Synopsis Dossier Theme
How People Talk About the Lebanon Wars 2014

This report presents qualitative data collected by ICTJ on how individuals in Greater Beirut talk about the Lebanon wars and the need for truth, justice, and an end to violence in their country.... [read more]

History of Conflicts and Political Violence, Lebanon's Civil War (1975 - 1990) Right to information, Conflict Resolution
Lebanon’s Legacy of Political Violence: A Mapping of Serious Violations of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Lebanon, 1975-2008 2013

This report compiles information on hundreds of incidents of serious human rights violations that occurred in Lebanon from 1975 to 2008, including mass killings, enforced disappearances,... [read more]

History of Conflicts and Political Violence, Lebanon's Civil War (1975 - 1990) Right to information
Failing to Deal with the Past: What Cost to Lebanon? 2014

This report examines the situation of impunity in Lebanon that has persisted since the 1975-1990 war through the lenses of core elements of transitional justice. It analyzes Lebanon’s past... [read more]

History of Conflicts and Political Violence, Lebanon's Civil War (1975 - 1990) Conflict Resolution
Conflict Analysis Digest, August 2015: Politics of security, discourses of fear and economic fatigue: the conflict dynamics in Matn 2015

This Conflict Analysis Digest is composed of:

I. Current conflict trends

1- Overview of mapped conflict incidents in Lebanon, with the villages... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Conflict Resolution
The Core Humanitarian Standard and the Sphere Core Standards 2015

Launched on 12 December 2014, the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS) describes the essential elements of principled, accountable and quality humanitarian action. The... [read more]

Civil Society Resources Civil Society Development, Coordination & Information Management
Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response 2011

The Sphere Project was initiated in 1997 by a group of NGOs and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement to develop a set of universal minimum standards in core areas of humanitarian response: the... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base, Civil Society Resources Civil Society Development
The 2010 HAP Standard in Accoutability and quality Management 2010

Accountability has many meanings. Traditionally, it was understood as the was in which those who authorised others to act on their behalf made sure that authority was being used as agreed.... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Civil Society Development, Coordination & Information Management
2011 edition of the Sphere Handbook: WHAT IS NEW? 2011

The Sphere Project is an attempt by the operational agencies of the international humanitarian community to define common standards for the provision of assistance in a spirit of quality and... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Civil Society Development
Conflict Analysis Digest, May 2015: Spatial Fragmentation and rise in poverty. The conflict context in Saida 2015

This Conflict Analysis Digest is composed of:

I. Current conflict trends

1- Overview... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Conflict Resolution
Civil Society Review issue 1 - Revisiting Inequalities in Lebanon: the case of the "Syrian refugee crisis" and gender dynamics 2015

The objective of the Civil Society Review is to bring civil society practitioners, experts, activists, and researchers together to develop knowledge, as well as to innovate new tools and... [read more]

Civil Society Resources Refugees, Public Sector Development, Civil Society Development, LGBT & Sexual Rights, Gender

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