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  • Implementing action plans to promote water integrity in Lebanon
    We recently held a closed-door workshop on water integrity in the MENA region. Within the capacity-building program on water integrity in Lebanon, the first alumni meeting in Lebanon took place on July 27, 2016. The meeting aimed to guide the alumni members to the successful implementation of their action plans to promote water integrity in Lebanon. To learn more about water integrity in Lebanon:
    Policy Brief: English ||| Arabic
    Research Report: English ||| Arabic

  • The Issam Fares Institute has recently partnered with Refugees Deeply to highlight our studies on the current legal status of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and a critical assessment of UN cash assistance for Syrian refugees. This is based on the research of the Institute’s affiliated scholars Maja Yanmyr and Daniel Masterson, respectively.

  • Affiliated Scholar Maja Janmyr’s latest article published in the Third World Quarter: Human rights and Nubian mobilisation in Egypt: towards recognition of indigeneity

  • New joint-study on entrepreneurship opportunities for women refugees
    We are pleased to announce that the Issam Fares Institute has received a three-year research grant to initiate a joint research partnership. The project will focus on how to use grassroots micro-entrepreneurship as a sustainable means for poverty alleviation among women refugees. This research project is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and UK’s Department for International Development. Read more

    Social Justice in the Arab World since 2010: Changing conditions, mobilizations, and policies Submission Deadline: July 31, 2016
    English ||| عربي

  • Rami G Khouri Senior Public Policy Fellow at Issam Fares Institute writes a column for Al Jazeera English on A defeated sanctions vote in the US should worry Israel.

  • The Issam Fares Institute organized a two-day First Draft Evaluation Workshop for the Labor Movements and the Quest for Social Justice in the Arab World research initiative, in partnership with the Asfari Institute for Civil Society & Citizenship. Read more

  • Workshop Summary: In a joint collaboration, the Issam Fares Institute and the Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center at AUB conducted a two-day workshop to promote evidence-informed policy-making and knowledge translation among Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working on non-communicable diseases in Lebanon. Read more

  • The Economist interviewed our Director of Research, Nasser Yassin, on the Syrian refugees in Lebanon. 'Caught by geography - Syria's neighbours bear a heavy burden'


August 8 - 12, 2016 | 9am - 5pm
Issam Fares Institute Building

5-day Intensive Learning Course
Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance (MEAC-SIG)

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