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12 September, 2015
أزمة النفايات وغطرسة النخبة السياسية
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08 September, 2015
The Daily Star
The garbage crisis exposes conflict within the political elite
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07 September, 2015
Garbage Crisis Exposes Arrogance and Conflict Among the Political Elite of Lebanon
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Research projects

Advocating a Parliament for Citizens
A project aimed at enhancing the role of the Lebanese parliament so that it meets citizens needs
Specific objectives:
-Advocate the reform of the parliament...

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Role of Political Brokers in Mobilizing and Influencing the Electorates
A project aimed at gaining a better understanding of electoral behaviour in Lebanon by examining relationship between voters and politicians. This project complements LCPS previous...
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Enhancing Democracy through Public-Private Dialogue
A project aimed at encouraging participatory public policymaking affecting the industrial sector in Lebanon through effective public-private dialogue.
Building on the previous CIPE-LCPS project to...
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October 2014 / International Monetary Fund
Designing a Fiscal Framework for a Prospective Commodity Producer: Options for Lebanon
Lebanon is expected to have gas resources in its Mediterranean basin, and these could turn the country into a natural gas producer over the next...
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August 2014 / Brookings
Brookings Doha Energy Forum Report 2014
Major changes in geopolitics, political economy, and energy markets are altering the global energy landscape. A potential nuclear deal with Iran has raised the possibility...
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July 2014 / Brookings
Beyond Sectarianism: The New Middle East Cold War
From Syria and Iraq to Libya and Yemen, the Middle East is once again rife with conflict. Much of the fighting is along sectarian lines,...
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of Lebanese youth are satisfied with the way democracy is exercised in Lebanon


of Lebanese youth have confidence in the Lebanese parliament


of Lebanese youth feel that the job market in Lebanon provides equal opportunities for all candidates


of students from private universities perceive that an MP should provide personal services, as opposed to 6% of students from public universities


of students from a middle income family agree that the role of an MP is to provide personal services, as opposed to 8% of those coming from low income families

Featured Analysis


September 2015
Political and Economic Impacts of Lower Oil Prices on the Middle East
The conference will address the political and economic impacts of the new oil price dynamics on the Middle East as well as how to reduce these countries’ vulnerabilities to oil...
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September 2015
Fundamentals of Oil and Gas Governance
by the MENA Natural Resource Governance Hub

The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) have teamed up to establish...
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December 2014
Clientelism as the Link between Voters and Political Parties
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