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26 July, 2016
Annahar
عن شركة نفط وطنية للبنان
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21 July, 2016
The Daily Star
When is right for a national oil company?
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08 March, 2016
The Daily Star
Municipal reform is particularly urgent
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Research projects


2015
Supporting the Capacity of Civil Society to Adopt a Mechanism to Ensure Transparency and Accountability in Oil and Gas Extraction and Revenue Distribution
This project aims to support the capacity of civil society in monitoring the oil and gas sector by promoting and strengthening the role of civil...
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2015
Examining the Economic Complexity of the Arab World in Order to Identify Opportunities for New Exports and Generating Jobs
Using the product space method, this project aims to examine the prospects for structurally transforming the manufacturing sectors in various Arab countries by identifying highly...
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2015
Establishing a Knowledge Hub for the Oil & Gas Sector
This project aims to empower key Lebanese civil society organizations to successfully partake in promoting good—transparent, accountable and effective—governance of Lebanon’s fledgling natural resource sector...
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Newsfeed


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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3%

of Lebanese youth are satisfied with the way democracy is exercised in Lebanon

3%

of Lebanese youth have confidence in the Lebanese parliament

5%

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

28%

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

21%

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

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Activities


October 2015
Governance and Transparency in the Oil and Gas Sector
The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS), in collaboration with the Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA), held a closed roundtable on governance and transparency in the oil and gas sector. The...
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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
An LCPS-NRGI Course
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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Consultancy

LCPS provides specialized consulting services
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