The Journal:
The journal section gathers contributions for and about civil society in Lebanon. It features research commissioned by Lebanon Support, published on our knowledge platform CSKC.
Published on: August, 2016
The government, worker and employer delegates at the 100th annual Conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Thursday, 16 June adopted a historic set of international standards aimed at improving the working conditions of tens of millions of domestic workers worldwide. Press release | June 16, 2011 GENEVA, (ILO News) – The government, worker and employer delegates at the 100th annual Conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Thursday, 16 June adopted a...
(Beirut, May 20, 2011) – Lebanon’s security forces should stop detaining Syrian refugees who cross the border into Lebanon to escape violence and persecution in their country, Human Rights Watch said today. Lebanese authorities should instead provide them with at least temporary asylum, and above all refrain from deporting them back to Syria, Human Rights Watch said. Human Rights Watch documented the detention by Lebanon’s security forces of nine Syrian men and one child since May 15, 2011,...
BEIRUT, 12 May 2011 (IRIN) - For two months now, a project run by volunteers in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has offered migrant workers free classes to learn skills that could make them more competitive and hopefully improve their livelihoods. "All sorts of students come," said Alex Shams, who with Janie Shen founded the Migrant Workers Task Force (MWTF). It has 130 members, and 30 Lebanese and foreigners who contribute specific skills including drama, film-making and cooking. "[These are]...