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20 February, 2105
The Daily Star
Beirut has no ideal strategy for awarding oil and gas licenses
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05 February, 2015
Lebanon Gas and Oil
Lebanon’s Oil Future Hinges on Transparency
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02 February, 2015
Le projet de loi sur la décentralisation : responsabilisation et développement
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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


December 2014
Clientelism as the Link between Voters and Political Parties
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November 2014
People Centered Approach to Security Sector Reform
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October 2014
How can Civil Society Monitor Lebanon's Petroleum?
At a conference marking Lebanon Petroleum Day titled “Unlocking Opportunities” on 22 October 2014, representatives of government ministries, non-governmental organizations, and members of civil society gathered to discuss the future...
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