Lebanon’s Solar Rollout:  In What Ways Has It Been an Unjust Energy Transition? — Yusra Bitar
Research
12 June 2024
#Environment#Lebanon#Power Sector
Recent Social Security Reforms and New Pension System in Lebanon:  Interview with ILO’s Rania Eghnatios and Luca Pellerano
Interview
12 April 2024
#Elderly#Lebanon#Pension#Social Protection
The Community Organizing Journey of Lebanon's Migrant Domestic Workers — Salma Sakr
Interview
29 March 2024
#Lebanon#Migrants#Racism
How Did the Lebanese Diaspora Vote in the 2022 Parliamentary Elections?
How Did the Lebanese Diaspora Vote in the 2022 Parliamentary Elections? — Georgia Dagher
Research
2 February 2024
#Diaspora#Elections#Lebanon
7Feb
2024
WebinarDecentralized Renewable Energy in Lebanon:  a True Policy Solution or a Facade?
#Lebanon#Power Sector
Solar Power Equity in Lebanon — Ibrahim Olleik
Bawader / Commentary
25 January 2024
#Lebanon#Power Sector
Operation Al-Aqsa Flood in Lebanon’s Palestinian Camps:  Emotion and Reason, Solidarity and Militancy — Marie Kortam
Research
17 January 2024
#Conflicts#Lebanon#Palestine
Lebanon’s Environmentalists and the Fight for Nature
Lebanon’s Environmentalists and the Fight for Nature:   Reflecting on Successes and Failures of Recent Mobilizations — Julia Choucair Vizoso
Research
4 January 2024
#Activism#Environment#Lebanon
Oil and Gas in Lebanon:  A Competition between Sun and Sea — Laury Haytayan
Bawader / Commentary
23 October 2023
#Environment#Lebanon#Power Sector
A Guide to Universal Social Protection in the Arab Region:   Challenges and Opportunities — Howaida Adly Roman
Books
20 September 2023
#Egypt#Jordan#Lebanon#Social Protection#Tunisia
"الدليل نحو حماية اجتماعية شاملة في المنطقة العربية: التحديات والفرص
New Release:  A Vision for Universal Social Protection Systems in the Arab Region
Press Release
20 September 2023
#Egypt#Jordan#Lebanon#Social Protection#Tunisia
The Lebanese Diaspora in Germany:   From Civil War to Beirut Port Explosion — Rayan Majed
Research
3 August 2023
#Diaspora#Lebanon
A joint statement on the IMF’s Article IV report — Arab Reform Initiative
Statement
28 July 2023
#Economy#Lebanon#Social Protection
Lebanon Needs to Shift from Elite Welfare to Common Welfare — Jad Mezher
Blog
16 May 2023
#Lebanon#Social Protection
Social Security in Lebanese Political Economy:   A Critical View from within the National Social Security Fund — Bashir Osmat
Bawader / Commentary
11 May 2023
#Lebanon#Social Protection
Technology and Collaboration:  Successful against the odds and corruption in Lebanon?
Blog
9 May 2023
#Corruption#Lebanon#Social Protection#Technology
Lebanon’s Unregulated Forests:   How Tragedies Can Ignite Homegrown Transformations — Sammy Kayyed
Research
3 May 2023
#Environment#Lebanon
The Potential of Social Protection to Transform Host-Refugee Relationships in Lebanon — Chiara Genovese
Blog
2 May 2023
#Lebanon#Refugees#Social Protection
Lebanon’s Disability Allowance:  A glimmer of hope?
Blog
26 April 2023
#Lebanon#Social Protection
Unpacking solid waste management policies in Lebanon:  Public policies based on power-sharing politics rather than evidence-based decision-making — Cynthia Kreidy
Research
19 August 2022
#Environment#Lebanon#Pollution#Waste
2022-06-16--Impacting Policies Waste Management and Advocacy in Lebanon
Impacting policies:  Waste management and advocacy in Lebanon — Samar Khalil
Research
16 June 2022
#Environment#Lebanon#Reform#Waste
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Powerful tool or passing trend?  Meanings and practices of social accountability in the Arab world, and why they matter
Blog
13 May 2022
#Lebanon#Morocco#Social Justice#Tunisia
The Lebanese Diaspora and the Upcoming Elections:  Lessons from the 2018 Voting — Georgia Dagher
Books
2 May 2022
#Diaspora#Elections#Lebanon
The Lebanese diaspora and the upcoming elections:  What lessons from the 2018 voting?
Press Release
2 May 2022
#Diaspora#Elections#Lebanon
Waste Management Governance in Lebanon and Potential Reform
28Apr
2022
WebinarWaste Management Governance in Lebanon and Potential Reform
#Environment#Lebanon
3Mar
2022
WebinarThe Gendered Impact of Covid-19 Responses in the Arab Region:   A Dire Need for Effective Social Protection
#Egypt#Jordan#Lebanon#Social Protection#Tunisia#Women
17Nov
2021
WebinarLebanon at Glasgow COP26:   Perspectives from Within
#Environment#Lebanon
Professional Associations:  Assessing their Potential as Actors of Change — Arab Reform Initiative
Press Release
9 November 2021
#Algeria#Egypt#Iraq#Lebanon#MENA#Sudan#Unions
Between the Significance of Roles and the Challenges of Organization and Representation:  Independent Professional Unions in the Arab World
Research
9 November 2021
#Algeria#Egypt#Iraq#Lebanon#MENA#Sudan#Unions
Lebanese Trade Unions and Independent Professional Associations:  A Review in Light of the Popular Movement  — Jamil Mouawad
Research
9 November 2021
#Lebanon#Unions
Activism in the Context of Reconstructing Nahr al-Bared Refugee Camp:  Lessons for Syria’s Reconstruction?  — Ismael Sheikh Hassan
Report
28 October 2021
#Lebanon#Reconstruction#Refugees
Data with borders for a borderless virus:  Insights and recommendations from the case of Lebanon 
Bawader / Commentary
19 October 2021
#COVID-19#Lebanon#Reform
Mental Health Reforms in Lebanon During the Multifaceted Crisis
Bawader / Commentary
28 September 2021
#Health#Lebanon#Reform
Lebanon’s Student Movement:  A New Political Player?
Research
7 September 2021
#Elections#Lebanon#Political Participation
The Trap of Pinning Hope on the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights (SDR) in Lebanon — Farah Al Shami
Bawader / Commentary
17 July 2021
#Economy#Inequality#Lebanon#Political Economy
Which Tax Policies for Lebanon?  Lessons from the Past for a Challenging Future
Research
28 May 2021
#Lebanon#Political Economy#Reform#Taxation
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After the Fall:  Lebanon’s Path towards Monetary Stabilization — Jean Tawilé
Bawader / Commentary
21 May 2021
#Economy#Lebanon#Reform
19May
2021
WebinarPromises and Pitfalls:  Lebanon Reform, Recovery and Reconstruction Framework (3RF)
#Lebanon#Reconstruction#Reform#Webinar
Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic:  Physician Safety and Coverage in Lebanon
Bawader / Commentary
12 March 2021
#COVID-19#Health#Healthcare#Lebanon
22Feb
2021
WebinarIs there a Tripoli Exception?
#Lebanon#Social Justice#Social Movements
COVID-19 Vaccination in the Time of Austerity:   How and for Whom?
Bawader / Commentary
15 January 2021
#COVID-19#Health#Healthcare#Lebanon
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Recycling Policies from the Bottom Up:   Waste Work in Lebanon — Elizabeth Saleh
Bawader / Commentary
8 January 2021
#Environment#Lebanon#Waste
Solutions for the “Vanishing Drug” Conundrum in Lebanon:   A Change in the Subsidy System Coupled with a Digital Prescribing Platform
Bawader / Commentary
17 November 2020
#Health#Healthcare#Lebanon#Medication
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A Syrian Perspective on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon:  What Lessons to Be Learnt? — Mansour Omari
Bawader / Commentary
12 November 2020
#Lebanon#Special Tribunal for Lebanon#Syria
Nizar Saghieh – No society Disappears through Bankruptcy:  Its Vitality Alone Can Ensure Accountability
Interview
6 November 2020
#Accountability#Lebanon#Social Movements
Arab-reform-initiative-webinar-what-taxation-sytem-for-lebanon-english
2Nov
2020
WebinarWhat Tax Policy for Lebanon?  Lessons from the Past for a Difficult Future
#Lebanon#Taxation#Webinar
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One Year into Lebanon's “17 October Uprising”:  Is There a Reason to Celebrate?
Interview
26 October 2020
#Activism#Lebanon#Reform
arab-reform-initiaive-the-deteriorated-educational-reality-in-lebanon-towards-another-critical-approach
The Deteriorated Educational Reality in Lebanon:   Towards “Another” Critical Approach
Bawader / Commentary
20 October 2020
#Education#Lebanon
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Saving the Suffering Lebanese Healthcare Sector:  Immediate Relief while Planning Reforms
Research
15 October 2020
#Health#Healthcare#Lebanon#Reform
Webinar (2) Re-imagining Lebanon
16Oct
2020
WebinarHumanitarian Aid in Beirut:  Lessons from the Ground
#Event#Lebanon
arab-reform-initiative-towards-a-zero-covid-lebanon-a-call-for-action
Towards a Zero-COVID Lebanon:  A Call for Action
Bawader / Commentary
5 October 2020
#COVID-19#Lebanon
arab-reform-initiative-salvaging-lebanon-expert-opinions-on-a-way-out-of-the-crisis
Salvaging Lebanon:  Expert Opinions on a Way out of the Crisis
Bawader / Commentary
30 September 2020
#COVID-19#Elections#Judiciary#Lebanon#Power Sector#Reconstruction
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Timebomb at the Port:  How Institutional Failure, Political Squabbling and Greed Set the Stage for Blowing up Beirut — Reinoud Leenders
Research
16 September 2020
#Corruption#Governance#Lebanon#Political Economy
3Sep
2020
WebinarWhat Role for France in Lebanon?  What Happens Now after Macron’s Second Visit?
#Governance#Lebanon#Webinar
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Lebanon:  Government Recovery Plan Asks Too Much of Ordinary Lebanese, and Not Enough from Elites — Sami Halabi
Bawader / Commentary
3 June 2020
#Economy#Lebanon#Political Economy
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Has Lebanon Actually Combated the Corona Virus?
2 June 2020
#COVID-19#Health#Lebanon
Lebanon:  Managing Covid-19 in the Time of Revolution
Bawader / Commentary
7 May 2020
#COVID-19#Lebanon#Social Movements
6May
2020
WebinarLebanese Women and the Politics of Disruption
#COVID-19#Lebanon#Social Movements#Women
Is the Worst Part Behind Us?   Epidemiology, Data and Lebanon’s COVID-19 Response — Sirine Anouti
Bawader / Commentary
22 April 2020
#COVID-19#Health#Lebanon
arab-reform-initiative-testing-for-covid-19-what-should-lebanon-do
Testing for COVID-19:  What Should Lebanon Do?   — Fatima Al Sayah, PhD
Bawader / Commentary
15 April 2020
#COVID-19#Health#Lebanon
Stopping the Bisri Dam:  From Local to National Contestation
Bawader / Commentary
3 April 2020
#Activism#Environment#Lebanon#Natural Resources
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"Overthrowing the Regime" in Lebanon: From 2011 till the October Revolution
20 February 2020
#Lebanon#Social Movements
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Lebanese Women and the Politics of Representation — Carmen Geha
Bawader / Commentary
18 February 2020
#FutureMENA#Lebanon#Political Participation#Social Movements#Women
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Our Revolution Is Feminist: Meeting with Women Activists in Lebanon
17 January 2020
#Lebanon#Social Movements#Women#Youth
Lebanon’s Economic Crisis:   A Ten Point Action Plan for Avoiding a Lost Decade
Statement
7 January 2020
#Economy#Lebanon#Political Economy
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The Lebanese Professionals Association: Meeting with Rima Majed
23 December 2019
#Lebanon#Social Movements
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From “Overthrowing the Regime” to “All Means All”:   An Analysis of the Lebanonisation of Arab Spring Rhetoric — Fares Halabi
Bawader / Commentary
18 December 2019
#Activism#Lebanon#Social Movements
***
How Can Humour and Positivism Be Used to Express Political Opinions?
12 November 2019
#ActivistToolKit#Lebanon#Youth
For an Emergency Economic Rescue Plan for Lebanon
Press Release
10 November 2019
#Economy#Lebanon#Political Economy
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Twenty Days of Lebanese Protests:   Between Continuity, Innovation and Uncertainty — Anis Chérif-Alami
Bawader / Commentary
6 November 2019
#Lebanon#Political Participation#Social Movements
Lebanon:   Anger in Palestinian Refugee Camps Gives Rise to a New Mobilization for Dignity — Marie Kortam
Bawader / Commentary
14 August 2019
#Activism#Lebanon#Palestine#Refugees#Social Movements
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Palestinian Protests in Lebanon: Interview with Activist Samer Manaa
2 August 2019
#Lebanon#Palestine#Refugees#Social Movements
A Path for Political Change in Lebanon?  Lessons and Narratives from the 2018 Elections — Nadim El Kak
Bawader / Commentary
25 July 2019
#Elections#Lebanon#Political Parties
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They Persist: Arab Youth Reinventing Politics
5 June 2019
#ActivistToolKit#Algeria#Egypt#Lebanon#Social Movements#Syria#Tunisia#Youth
27Oct
2018
New Political Pressure Groups in Lebanon and the May 2018 Elections:   Lessons Learned for Future Engagement
Policy Dialogues#Lebanon#Political Participation#Political Parties#Women#Youth
Lebanese Communities Abroad © Mohammad Charaf
Lebanese Communities Abroad:  Feeding and Fuelling Conflicts — Tamirace Fakhoury
Research
5 December 2018
#Diaspora#Lebanon
Arab Reform Initiative - The Lebanese Legislative Elections: Fragmentation and Polarization
The Lebanese Legislative Elections:  Fragmentation and Polarization — Nayla Moussa
Bawader / Commentary
12 July 2018
#Elections#Lebanon#Political Parties
Arab Reform Initiative - Saudi Arabia’s (Bad) Options in Lebanon
Saudi Arabia’s (Bad) Options in Lebanon — Nayla Moussa
Jadal
29 November 2017
#Lebanon#Saudi Arabia
The Battle for Qalamoun:  Hezbollah’s Victories and the Lebanese State’s Defeat — Nayla Moussa
Jadal
18 June 2015
#Lebanon
The security services in Lebanon and Syria:  The mark of the French architect — Konrad Sztyler
Research
18 August 2012
#Lebanon#Syria
Perspectives For a Reform of The Security Sector in Lebanon — Mostafa S. Adib
Research
1 February 2012
#Lebanon
Reforms at a Standstill for the Taef Government of Lebanon
Report
18 January 2010
#Lebanon
Elections in Lebanon:  What purpose did they serve?
Policy Alternatives
10 June 2009
#Lebanon
Security Sector Reform in Lebanon — Omar Nashabe
Research
29 May 2009
#Lebanon
Lebanon’s Future at a Crossroads — Ossama Safa
Policy Alternatives
26 June 2007
#Lebanon
Hezbollah and the Lebanese State  Reconciling a National Strategy with a Regional Role — Ali Fayyad
Policy Alternatives
15 August 2006
#Lebanon
Electoral Law Reform in Lebanon:  The Experience and Recommendations of the National Commission — Paul Salem
Policy Alternatives
27 July 2006
#Lebanon