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
Overview of Gender Actors & Interventions in Lebanon - لمحة عامة عن الأطراف الفاعلة في مجال الجندر وتدخلاتها في لبنان Lebanon Support 2016

This report aims to present a general overview of the current local gender actors and their interventions... [read more]

Women's rights and status, Gender Equity Network Gender
The conflict context in Beirut: the social question, mobilisations cycles, and the city’s securitisation Lebanon Support 2015

This report provides an analysis of the history and current situation of the conflict context, actors and dynamics in Beirut, Lebanon. The report seeks to shed light on the main actors, topics of... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Conflict Resolution
Confronting the Legacy of Political Violence in Lebanon: An Agenda for Change International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) 2014

The recommendations contained in this report have been developed by a consortium of civil society actors. They constitute a set of practical political and social reforms specifically designed to... [read more]

History of Conflicts and Political Violence Policy Interventions, Conflict Resolution
How People Talk About the Lebanon Wars International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) 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 International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) 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? International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) 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 Lebanon Support 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 The Sphere Project 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 The Sphere Project 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 HAP International 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

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