Title Author(s) Publishing Date Summary Keywords Dossier
Gender politics in Lebanon and the limits of legal reformism (En-Ar) Riwa Salameh September, 2014

This paper examines the status of women in Lebanon in terms of their participation in politics and decision-making processes as well as their socio-economic conditions, and it offers a review of some the recent strategies adopted to enhance women’s status in Lebanon while highlighting their limits in the particular Lebanese socio-political context.

Gender Equality, Women Organizations, Personal Status Law, Lebanese Sectarian System, Religious Institutions, Legal Reformism Gender Equity Network
Challenges of aid coordination in a complex crisis: An overview of funding policies and conditions regarding aid provision to Syrian refugees in Lebanon Dalya Mitri May, 2014

This paper examines the existing funding structures and policies towards aid provision to Syrian refugees in Lebanon, it looks into institutional and operational differences of donor states and communities and their impact on the management of the crisis.

Syrian Refugees, funding policies, non-traditional aid actors, politicization of humanitarian aid, Coordination in Complex Emergencies Migration, Mobility and Circulation, Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Civil Society Observatory
The international aid community and local actors: Experiences and testimonies from the ground Leila Zakharia, Sonya Knox May, 2014

This report critically examines, through the voices of local actors, the existing humanitarian structures setup by the UN system and international NGOs supporting Syrian refugees in Lebanon. It also offers a quick insight and reflection on existing local experiences and best practices in humanitarian aid, and on how to best serve the needs of the Syrian refugee community as well as the host community.

Syrian Refugees, Emergency relief, UN relief mechanisms, International humanitarian community, Local Civil Society, Community-based organizations, Community empowerment Syrian Refugees in Lebanon
The Everyday Experience of Humanitarianism in Akkar Villages Estella Carpi March, 2014

This paper aims to understand the way everyday practices are changing in response to humanitarian programs currently in place in North Lebanon, through the use of a bottom-up ethnographic approach.

Syrian Refugees, Ethnicization, Chronic Neglect, Humanitarianism, Politicization, Emergency relief Migration, Mobility and Circulation, Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Civil Society Observatory
التعليم الرسمي والطلاب السوريون في لبنان Walid Daou February, 2014
تناقش هذه الورقة البحثية مسألة اللاجئين السوريين والتعليم الرسمي في لبنان، ويشرح فيها مواقف الاطراف المعنية، بالاضافة الى عرض مختصر لاهم الارقام والاحصائات الخاصة بالبنية التعليمية اللبنانية والطلاب السوريين في لبنان.
Syrian Refugee crisis, Education, Lebanon's Education System Syrian Refugees in Lebanon