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
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
Living Conditions among Palestinian refugees in camps in Lebanon Fafo Institute for Applied International Studies 2005

The project aimed at mapping living conditions among Palestinian refugees living in camps in Lebanon or in areas locally called "gatherings". The Palestinian Authority wanted such information in... [read more]

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Refugees, Social & Cultural Development
Gaza Private Sector Post-War Status and Needs Private Sector Coordination Council (PSCC) 2009

Israeli forces conducted a major combined military operation in the Gaza Strip for a period of 22 days (December 27, 2008 – January 18, 2009), where “Israeli forces used aerial bombing, tank... [read more]

Recovery & Reconstruction, Trade & Finance
Gaza Strip Two Years Through Siege! Palestine Trade Center (PalTrade) 2009

June 14, 2009 marks the second year of closure of the Gaza Strip for movement of both people and goods. The large majority of these movements are classified under the humanitarian functions with... [read more]

Trade & Finance
The Need for a Post-War Development Strategy in the Gaza Strip - Overview & Analysis of Industrial Damage and Its Grave Consequences Palestinian Federation of Industries (PFI) 2009

This report highlights the post war status of private sector businesses represented in the Palestinian Federation of Industries (PFI) in the Gaza Strip. It attempts to rationalize some of the... [read more]

Recovery & Reconstruction