Results for Category: Lebanon

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C190 and MENA: A Long Journey with a Bold Start

On June 21, 2019, the International Labor Organisation (ILO) adopted the groundbreaking treaty, C190, in its Violence and Harassment Convention. It is the first of its kind to set the international legal standards for preventing and responding to violence and harassment at work.

Rebuilding the Port of Beirut: a competition for geopolitical influence

Indeed, France, or any other country, is unlikely to invest in the infrastructure before structural changes have been implemented. Even then, France’s prominent role in pushing for reforms places it in a privileged position to unlock the situation and win over the Port of Beirut.

Can Palestinians Withstand Lebanon’s Multi-Layered Crisis

Since the blast, many workers in Lebanon were laid off while non-Lebanese staff have been expelled, particularly Palestinian workers, in sectors like agriculture and construction.

Lebanon Between Two Fires: Political Suicide or Giving Enough Time to Civil Society?

The political class is also divided over whether to hold early elections. These divisions reflect the fault lines that date back to the withdrawal of Syrian troops from the country in 2005.

Who is Michel Aoun?

In a historic turn of events and after the endorsement of his decade-long rivals in the 14 March alliance, army commander Samir Geagea and Future Movement leader Saad Hariri, Aoun was elected president on 31 October at the 46th electoral session of the Lebanese parliament. Now dubbed ‘the father of all’, Aoun is attempting to serve his term as a president who is at an equal distance from all.