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
National Workshop on Gender-Related Laws, Policies and Practices in Lebanon United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) 2018

UNFPA on behalf of UNDP and UN Women organized a national workshop on gender-related laws, policies and practices in Lebanon, which was held in Beirut on the 7th and 8th of August, 2018. At the... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Anti-Discrimination, Legal Issues, Gender
Gender-Related Laws, Policies and Practices in Lebanon United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) 2018

More than a decade after the United Nations’ adoption of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, which is adopted by many countries including Lebanon, these... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Anti-Discrimination, Legal Issues, Gender
Regional Guidebook to Improve Disability Data Collection and Analysis in the Arab Countries: Implementing the Washington Group Questions on Functioning United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) 2018

This regional Guidebook explores the different approaches in design, implementation and analysis of disability data collection in the Arab countries, in view of improving the standardization and... [read more]

Disability & Special Needs
Transport and Connectivity to Global Value Chains: Illustrations from the Arab Region United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) 2017

This report explores the impact of transport infrastructure and service availability and efficiency on the connectivity – the state of being connected – of GVCs. It assesses whether the Arab... [read more]

Public Sector Development, Transportation, Infrastructure Rehabilitation
Arab Region Process in Sustainable Energy: Global Tracking Framework Regional Report United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) 2017

The Arab region lacks sustainable natural resource management, mostly in the areas of energy efficiency and its overwhelming reliance on fossil fuels for virtually all its energy needs. War,... [read more]

Environment & Ecology, Infrastructure Rehabilitation
Perspectives On The Digital Economy In The Arab Region The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (UNESCWA) 2017

The study aimed to raise awareness on the Digital Economy in the Arab region and its contribution to Sustainable Development. Digital Economy is a concept characterizing a situation where... [read more]

Economic Development, Education
Transport and Connectivity to Global Value Chains: Illustrations from the Arab Region United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) 2017

This report explores the impact of transport... [read more]

Migration, Mobility and Circulation Science & Technology, Transportation, Economic Development
Study for a Viable Framework for Livelihood and Social Enterprise Projects in Bar Elias in the Bekaa Basmeh & Zeitooneh 2018

This report presents the findings of the labour market study in Bar Elias and the Bekaa, focusing on the labour activities, initiatives, and aspirations of current B&Z beneficiaries and Syrian... [read more]

Socio-Economic Rights Base Refugees, Livelihoods & Labour Rights
Field Diagnosis: Prostitution and Trafficking in Women in the Eastern Suburbs of Beirut Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation (EMWF), European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) 2017

Lebanon provides a refuge for many women and teenagers driven away from neighbouring countries by wars and conflicts, as well as some who have come from other countries seeking better economic... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Refugees, Gender
Politics, Progress, and Parliament in 2018: Can Lebanese Women Make Headway? Lebanon Support 2018
Lebanon may witness a remarkable rise in the number of women serving in Parliament come May 2018 due to initiatives from women’s groups, “civil society” activists, and the substantial number of... [read more]
Gender Equity Network, Conflict Analysis Project Elections, Gender

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