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
البعثة الصحية المتخصصة الموفدة من قبل منظمة الصحة العالمية إلى قطاع غزة World Health Organization (WHO) 2009

في 21 كانون الثاني/يناير 2009 اعتمد المجلس التنفيذي لمنظمة الصحة العالمية القرار م ت124 ق 4 الذي طلب إلى المديرة العامة لمنظمة الصحة العالمية أن توفد بعثة صحية متخصصة إلى غزة للوقوف على الاحتياجات... [read more]

Agriculture, Growth and Poverty Reduction UK Department for International Development (DFID) 2004

History shows that different rates of poverty reduction over the past 40 years have been closely related to differences in agricultural performance – particularly the rate of growth of... [read more]

Agriculture & Rural Development
Of War, Siege and Lebanon: Women’s voices from the Middle East and South Asia Women for Women’s Human Rights (WWHR) – New Ways 2006

This resourse, assembled by Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR) - New Ways, is a compilation of texts written by Evelyne Accad, Pinar Ilkkaracan, Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Dina Siddiqi and... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Gender
The Environmental, Social, and Health Dimensions of Urban Expansion International Institute for Sustainability and the Consortium for the Study of Rapidly Urbanizing Regions 2004

In the coming decades, the world’s rapid urbanization will be one of the greatest challenges to ensuring human welfare and a viable global environment. According to current estimates, cities... [read more]

Urban Planning Development, Economic Development, Environment & Ecology, Health
Human Rights Conditions in Lebanon - Civil Society Considerations in Light of Universal Periodic Review Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) 2010

This publication is a compilation of reports prepared by group of civil society organizations in light of the review of Lebanon under the first-cycle of Universal Periodic Review(2010). The... [read more]

Civil Society Resources Democracy, Citizenship & Civic Rights, Civil Society Development, Human Rights & Protection
Access to Information, Transparency and Accountability United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Division for Public Administration and Development Management (UN DESA DPADM) 2004

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948, grants to everyone the right to seek, receive and impart information and ideas... [read more]

Right to information, Coordination & Information Management
Household Suvey on Violence Conducted in The Society and at Homes in The Palestinian Camps in Lebanon United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) 2010

Executive summary of a survey conducted by UNICEF. Objectives of the study: - To assess the magnitude of the problem of violence at home, in schools, in institutions and in the neighborhood of... [read more]

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Refugees, Domestic & Personal Violence
Disability and Livelihoods in Lebanon Lebanese Physically Handicapped Union (LPHU) 2003

In 2002 the Lebanese Physically Handicapped Union (LPHU) conducted a study of 200 graduates of institutions for disabled people, to find out if institutions help disabled people enjoy their rights... [read more]

Disability & Special Needs, Education, Livelihoods & Labour Rights
South Analysis - Compiled Report Lebanon Support 2008

The July war 2006, lasted 34 days, and led to the displacement of 915,762 (almost 25% of the Lebanese population) persons, relocating into public and private schools all over the country. With the... [read more]

The July, 2006 Israeli War on Lebanon Relief Services, Recovery & Reconstruction
Assessment on Psychosocial Needs of Iraqis Displaced in Jordan and Lebanon International Organization for Migration (IOM) 2008

The Assessment of Psychosocial Needs of Iraqis Displaced in Jordan and Lebanon was conducted between November 2007 and January 2008, with the aim to assess the mental health and psychosocial needs... [read more]

Internally Displaced Population, Mental Health & Psychosocial