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
Dialogue and Local Response: Mechanisms to Conflict Between Host Communities and Syrian Refugees in Lebanon 2014

During the current conflict in Syria, Lebanon has borne the brunt of a severe refugee crisis. As the conflict in Syria rages and takes on new dimensions the number of Syrian refugees flowing into... [read more]

Migration, Mobility and Circulation, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Peace Keeping
Impact Evaluation Report: Lebanon Host Communities Support Project 2016

The Lebanon Host Communities Support Project (LHSP) is a multi donor programme aimed at increasing stability and building the capacity of communities affected by the Syrian crisis to address... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Development Financing & Resources
Local Governance Under Pressure Oxfam 2016

Since the onset of the crisis in Syria in 2011, Lebanon has faced numerous spill over effects. The historically fragile Lebanese structure and economy are struggling to accommodate approximately... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Quality of Life, Policy Interventions
Social Cohesion and Governance Programming in Lebanon – Testing Theories of Change and Impact Evaluation Mercy Corps 2015

With the Syrian crisis in its fourth year, tensions between Lebanese host communities and refugees are high. After years of strain on employment, social services and resources, and the continued... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees
Resilience in the Face of Crisis: Rooting Resilience in the Realities of the Lebanese Experience International Alert 2015

Since 2011, Lebanon has seen a huge influx of refugees fleeing the violence in Syria and currently hosts the biggest number of Syrian refugees in the world. Faced with waves of violence,... [read more]

Migration, Mobility and Circulation, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Quality of Life
Engaging Municipalities in the Response to the Syria Refugee Crisis in Lebanon Mercy Corps 2014

The population shift from Syria, as a result of the Syrian Crisis, is causing enormous pressure on host communities and exacerbating instability factors. In an in-depth assessments in 12... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Policy Interventions
Drivers of Instability, Conflict and Radicalization: A Snapshot From Akker 2016

The influence of terrorist groups operating on the Lebanese-Syrian border, Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria, and the increasing sense of humiliation and powerlessness amongst Sunnis since... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Safety & Security
Lebanese Communities Hosting Syrian Refugees 2014

REACH undertook an assessment of host community needs in Akkar Governorate, one of Lebanon’s most underdeveloped regions. With approximately one-third of the population of Akkar consisting of... [read more]

Migration, Mobility and Circulation, Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Quality of Life
Lebanon: Looking Ahead in Times of Crisis: Taking Stock of the Present to Urgently Build Sustainable Options for the Future Oxfam 2015

Considerable analysis has been undertaken to date on the challenges and impacts on and of Syrian refugees in Lebanon – including by Oxfam – but the bulk of this analysis is seen through the lens... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Refugees, Quality of Life
How People Talk About the Lebanon Wars: A Study of the Perceptions and Expectations of Residents in Greater Beirut International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) 2014

This report examines variations in wartime experiences and the attitudes of residents in Greater Beirut regarding measures to confront Lebanon’s legacy of political violence. It documents how... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Recovery & Reconstruction, Conflict Resolution