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
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
Lebanon’s 2018 Elections: An Opportunity for “New” Political Actors? Lebanon Support 2018

For the first time in nine years the Lebanese political scene is mobilising for elections. Although little has changed in the overall makeup of Parliament, the 2018 parliamentary elections exhibit... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Elections
A Practical Guide for Civil Society Organisations in Lebanon towards Gender Mainstreaming (En-Ar) Lebanon Support 2017
This Gender Manual is a practical guide for civil society organisations in Lebanon that wish to enhance gender equity in their practices and policies. Far from being exhaustive, this manual... [read more]
Gender Equity Network, Civil Society Observatory Civil Society Development, Gender
Strategy Development for a Mental Health and Psychological support Knowledge Hub Lebanon Support, Arab Resource Collective (ARC) 2016

The objective of the report is to identify the psychosocial impact and needs of humanitarian actors working with refugees in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, North Iraq and Palestine. The research... [read more]

Migration, Mobility and Circulation, Civil Society Observatory Refugees, Mental Health & Psychosocial
Tatimma Issue 3 Lebanon Support 2011

Conflicts, abuses, repression, and human rights violations always leave a bitter taste when proper mourning to achieve personal or communal healing is cutoff by indifference, and politics of... [read more]

History of Conflicts and Political Violence, Lebanon's Civil War (1975 - 1990) Right to information, Conflict Resolution
Tatimma Issue 2 Lebanon Support 2011

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a set of eight specific objectives for enhancing the human condition, including goals of poverty reduction and improvement in education, gender equality... [read more]

Civil Society Observatory Civil Society Development
Nahr el-Bared Statistical Report 2009 Lebanon Support 2009

This report aims to provide statistical and analytical tools for the recovery community working in North Lebanon, specifically those working with the Nahr el-Bared displaced and returnee... [read more]

Migration, Mobility and Circulation, The Nahr El-Bared War, Civil Society Observatory Refugees, Recovery & Reconstruction
Glocalizing humanitarian interventions in Lebanon: A reflexive look into innovative practices in times of crises. A compilation of papers Lebanon Support 2017

These papers have been published in the framework of Lebanon Support and Amel Association’s joint call for publications “... [read more]

Civil Society Observatory Refugees, Civil Society Development
Civil Society Review issue 2 - Lebanese, refugee, and migrant women in Lebanon: From sociopolitical marginality to turnaround strategies Lebanon Support 2016

While women’s issues and rights have been at the forefront of public and civil society debate, academic, and activist publications, women’s inequalities and the discrimination women face in... [read more]

Migration, Mobility and Circulation, Gender Equity Network Gender
"A Shoulder to Lean On.” Towards Rights-Based Interventions and Policies for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon. Lebanon Support 2016

This policy brief analyses the socio-political implications of the so-called October policies, and suggests legislative, political, and practical measures to improve the situation of Syrian... [read more]

Migration, Mobility and Circulation, Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Policy Interventions