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Refugee Week 2022

Marking the 20th of June, the Centre for Lebanese Studies celebrates the World Refugee Day 2022 with a social media campaign and “Some of All – Youth in Amman” documentary screening in Jordan. The social media campaign covered various components of forced migration: Employment, Education, Protection Regimes, and asylum procedures… “Some of All – Youth…

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From Education to Employment: Youth Trajectories In Jordan And Lebanon In The Context Of Protracted Displacement

The Centre for Lebanese Studies and the Institute for Migration Studies, both at the Lebanese American University uncovered the 3 years research insights “From Education to Employment: Youth Trajectories in Jordan and Lebanon in the Context of Protracted Displacement”. The virtual panel explored some reflections from Jordan and Lebanon about the quality of education, education dropout rate, employability attainment, and the…

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Every Action Counts: Determinants of young people’s trajectories from education to employment in protracted displacement

By the Centre for Lebanese Studies and the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice Saturday 20th June 2020 is World Refugee Day. This year’s theme is “Every Action Counts”, highlighting refugees’ contributions to their societies, and the importance of creating a more just, equal, and inclusive world in which no one is left behind. The…

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Vulnerabilities under the Global Protection Regime
Vulnerabilities under the Global Protection Regime<br>How does the Law Assess, Address, Shape and Produce the Vulnerabilities of the Protection Seekers?

CLS in partnership of a consortium with eight universities and research centers in Europe and Canada, have been awarded Horizon 2020 grant of 402,189 Euros: Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Centre Population Europe, Max-Planck-Institut für demografische Forschung (PE), Catholic University of Louvain, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Institutt…

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Promising partnerships models for education in emergencies: a global-local analysis

The Centre for Lebanese Studies and the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Institute for International and Comparative Education (IICE) have been jointly awarded a $461,981 grant from the Dubai Cares Evidence for Education in Emergencies (E-Cubed) Research Envelope. The purpose of this study is to gain an in depth understanding of the ways in which private entities…

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Refugees Access to Education Campaign

The Centre for Lebanese (CLS) research into the school experience of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon shows major shortcomings in the public sector which are affecting the learning experiences of all children in Lebanon including Lebanese. Prior to the Syrian crisis less than 30% of the Lebanese student population was enrolled in public schools due to the poor quality of teaching and learning. CLS numerous studies also highlight the dangers of segregating Syrian and Lebanese children on social cohesion between the two communities. To find out more about our research findings read our research and watch the two videos

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Working Towards an Inclusive Education System for Syrian and Lebanese Children in Public Schools

Half of the over one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon are children. Under international law, all children in Lebanon – including Syrian refugees – have a legal right to free and compulsory primary education, and access to secondary education without discrimination. Not only are hundreds of thousands of Syrian children not receiving an education in…

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