Civil Society Resources

Social Science for Change-العلوم الاجتماعية من أجل التغيير

Dear friends and colleagues,

Lebanon Support cordially invites you to the launch of the 3rd issue of the Civil Society Review and its editorial board:

Social Science for Change

Call For Thematic Issue Submission by Lebanon Support- دعوة لتقديم إصدارات موضوعاتية من قبل مركز دعم لبنان

Civil Society Review, thematic issues 

Lebanon Support is currently seeking submissions for thematic issues for the Civil Society Review. 

Scope of the Journal

Published by Lebanon Support, the Civil Society Review emphasises cutting-edge and critical transdisciplinary analysis in a wide range of topics relevant to social sciences. It offers a novel space where academics and practitioners converge to discuss theories and reflect on practices.

A Practical guide for Civil Society Organisations in Lebanon on Communication & Visibility

NGOs now have a growing need for Information and Communication specialists, whose task usually consists of supporting the organisation by shedding light on its activities, organising its media campaigns and communicating with external parties, which would yield bene ts to the organisation’s projects in the  eld of development, charity or change.


A Practical Guide for Civil Society Organisations on Financial Management

Understanding your Civil Society Organisation’s finances is essential to guarantee proper decision-making in your organisation’s activities and to ensure that your financial operations and processes are in line with the financial and accounting guidelines and principles. It can also ultimately support the sustainability of your organisation as a whole.

This Financial Management Guide is a basic tool to assist accountants and financial managers with making well-in- formed decisions regarding CSO management.



A Practical Guide for Civil Society Organisations in Lebanon on Research Methods

Evidence-based research forms the backbone of any serious attempt to produce knowledge about society or understand social, cultural, and political phenomena, behaviors,and attitudes, in order to devise the adequate responses and interventions (whether in programming or policy making). Hence, this module provides civil society organisations, actors, practitioners in Lebanon with basic concepts in research design and practical guidelines to optimise the use of research method tools in their work. 


A Practical Guide for Civil Society Organisations in Lebanon on Organisational Management

This guidebook aims to build the capacities of civil society organisations’ members, prepare them for using organisational management tools, and introduce them to good governance mechanisms.

It is divided into four main sections, with each section addressing topics related to CSO management and the different aspects thereof, as follows:


A Practical Guide for Civil Society Organisations in Lebanon for ICT For Development

Information and Communication Technology is necessary to help organisations, as well as grassroots collectives to better communicate, plan, organise, implement, monitor, and develop programmes and initiatives.

This guidebook strives to fulfill the preliminary needs of different small to medium CSOs in better using technology in their daily tasks. It targets team members fulfilling different roles in an organisation, and assumes the team has basic digital literacy.



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