Social & Cultural Development

Ghassan Halwani and the reclaiming of Lebanon's imaginaries

With Lebanon’s Revolution closing in on its second month, the Lebanese scholar Jamil Mouawad listed “discursive hegemony and control over the imaginaries” as one of the three pillars of the sectarian regime1 being challenged by protesters. 

Volunteerism as a key to improved resilience and a strengthened local response to crises within Lebanon.


For many analysts, the situation in Lebanon appears to be at a tipping point of violence, as the country has welcomed more than 1.5 million Syrian refugees since the start of the conflict in Syria. The consequences that this has brought to Lebanese society have been social, economic and structural, among others.

Mapping of Key Socio-Economic Indicators

Four maps showing poverty distribution, distribution of poor population per economic sector, education level of poor population, and average household size, across Lebanon.


2007 Project Distribution Across Lebanon

Maps showing the distribution of development projects in various fields including health, education, agriculture, etc.

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