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Citizens' Assembly on Energy in Lebanon

PROCOL Lebanon Energy

In October the RELIEF Centre convened a Citizens' Assembly on Energy in Lebanon. Residents of Hamra, Beirut gathered to deliberate energy...
IGP Stories

Infrastructural solutions for Lebanon’s turbulent times

RELIEF Work Infrastructure

Mariam Daher

12 January 2022 Lebanon's severe economic crisis and political instability has had a devastating impact on people's livelihoo...
IGP Events

Symposium: Infrastructural Solutions for Lebanon’s Turbulent Times

RELIEF Infrastructure

Lebanon’s crisis of economic and political instability has led to severe deficits in infrastructural provision and essential public servi...
IGP Data

Decentralised renewable energy: a pathway to prosperity for Lebanon?

This chapter reviews the current state of play on energy and prosperity in Lebanon. The focus is on opportunities for decentralised renew...
IGP Data

Assessing vulnerabilities for urban recovery solutions in Beirut post-explosion: The case of Mar Mikhael neighbourhood

PROCOL Lebanon Infrastructure

Pietrostefani, Elisabetta; Dabaj, Joana; Sleiman, Yara; Jallad, Mayssa; Maassarani, Sara; Charalambous, Efrosini; (2022) ...
IGP Stories

Assessing vulnerabilities for urban recovery solutions in Beirut post-explosion

PROCOL Lebanon

Elisabetta Pietrostefani, Joana Dabaj, Yara Sleiman, Mayssa Jallad, Sara Maassarani and Efrosini Charalambous

The case of Mar Mikhael neighbourhood On the 4th of August 2020, a large am...
IGP Data

A pilot Citizens' Assembly on Electricity and Energy Justice in Hamra, Lebanon

RELIEF Energy

The Citizens’ Assembly Pilot (CA) on energy justice and electricity was a conceptual and a methodological experiment conducted over five ...
IGP Stories

Hosting Syrian Refugees in Saida (Lebanon) Under Protracted Displacement: Unfolding Spatial and Social Exclusion

RELIEF

Howayda Al-Harithy, Abir Eltayeb, and Ali Khodr

07 July 2021 Lebanon has witnessed multiple waves of displaced people throughout its recent history, inc...
IGP Events

Venice Biennale 2021: Beirut Shifting Grounds

RELIEF PROCOL Lebanon Public Services Arts Infrastructure

Data from the RELIEF Centre and CatalyticAction project Assessing Vulnerabilities in Post-Blast Beirut is now featured in the ...
IGP Data

Evaluating Deliberative Democratic Designs

As democratic nations suffer from a lack of responsiveness and democratic deficits, there is a need for a better democratic process. One ...
IGP Stories

Imagine: Voices from Lebanon

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

Dr Samar Maqusi , Kae Ohene-Yeboah, Mariam Daher

In the era of Covid-19, the call to imagine feels more important than ever.‘To imagine’ means to picture something yo...
IGP Stories

IGP 10th Anniversary: Lebanon week

22 January 2024 Join us for a week of Lebanon-themed events in London to recognise the significant work of the IGP’s Prosperity C...
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Green New Deal for Lebanon and MENA: A Transformative Approach

PROCOL Lebanon

This seminar explores the key challenges and opportunities for developing a Green New Deal for Lebanon and the MENA region. The imminent ...
IGP Stories

Creating Synergy Between Research and Policymaking in Lebanon

PROCOL Lebanon Middle East

Balsam Gharib

27 October 2023 On 27 September 2023, PROCOL Lebanon organised a half-day workshop that brought together prominent stakeholders ...
IGP Podcasts

Joslin Kehdy of Recycle Lebanon - Circular Economy Hub for Lebanon

10 May 2019 Joslin Kehdy is the founder of Recycle Lebanon an NGO addressing the waste emergency in Lebanon and creating a regene...
IGP Stories

To our community in Lebanon

The Institute for Global Prosperity and RELIEF are extremely saddened by the tragic loss of life, damage and destruction caused by the ex...
IGP Events

Building democracy and accountability through labour movements in Lebanon

PROCOL Lebanon

Anne-Kirstine Rønn is a Visiting Fellow at the LSE Middle East Centre. She holds a PhD in Political Sci...
IGP Data

Transitions to renewable energy and sustainable prosperity in Lebanon: Why democratic infrastructure supports innovative energy projects in Lebanon

RELIEF Energy

In September 2019, the RELIEF Centre and the Institute for Global Prosperity partnered with Chatham House for the second in a series of w...
IGP Films

Addressing Lebanon’s 'double crisis': Waste journey

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

This project worked with Bar Elias local researchers who were recruited and trained in social science research by CatalyticAction with UC...
IGP Films

Addressing Lebanon’s 'double crisis': The project

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

This project worked with Bar Elias local researchers who were recruited and trained in social science research by CatalyticA...
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The politics of decolonial investigations and the ethics of solidarity

PROCOL Lebanon

What does decoloniality for the Middle East look like today and what kinds of ethics do we need to challenge ongoing coloniality and its ...
IGP Films

Addressing Lebanon’s 'double crisis': I am here

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

This project worked with Bar Elias local researchers who were recruited and trained in social science research by CatalyticA...
IGP Stories

Co-designing solutions to Lebanon’s energy crisis

RELIEF Energy Middle East

Professor Henrietta L. Moore and Dr Ala'a Shehabi

On 4 August 2020, a massive explosion at Beirut’s port killed at least 200 people and caused up to $15bn in damage to buildings and infra...
IGP Films

Addressing Lebanon’s 'double crisis': It was a river

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

This project worked with Bar Elias local researchers who were recruited and trained in social science research by CatalyticA...
IGP Stories

Lebanon: Presidential and Ministerial Vacuum to Deepen Financial Crisis

Balsam Gharib

08 November 2022 Lebanon has entered yet another political impasse following the end of President Aoun’s term on October...
IGP Stories

Bank Hold-Ups in Lebanon: A Crisis of Morality?

Rahaf Zaher

6 December 2022 Since November 2019, local banks in Lebanon have been imposing a Capital Control scheme, unratif...

Assessing Vulnerabilities in Mar Mikhael (Post Beirut Blast)

RELIEF PROCOL Lebanon Energy Food Mass Displacement Public Services Infrastructure Middle East

The RELIEF Centre and Catalytic Action have been working together to Assess Vulnerabilities in Post-Blast ...
IGP Events

A Just Transition or Just a Transition?

PROCOL Lebanon

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region faces serious economic, political, social, environmental, conflict, and security challenge...
IGP Data

Thinking vulnerability infrastructurally: Interdependence and possibility in Lebanon’s overlapping crises

21 June 2023 Henrietta L. Moore and Hanna Baumann The notion of ‘vulnerability’ has gained growing tract...
IGP Stories

Repatriating Syrian Refugees Will Not Help Lebanon Solve Its Crises

Rahaf Zaher

27 June 2023 ...
IGP Data

Data audit: Requirements for Improving Measures and Outcome Indicators in Lebanon

RELIEF

This report provides an analysis of the social, economic and political data sources available in Lebanon and their quality, highlighting ...
IGP Stories

A necessary Mission: The Citizen’s Assembly on Electricity in Lebanon

RELIEF Energy Middle East

Dr Ala’a Shehabi

The RELIEF Centre is launching a citizens' assembly on Energy on 23rd October 2020The recent devastating explosio...
IGP Events

How to Fast Forward Impact Through Volunteering: Lebanon and the UK Lens

Fast Forward 2030

Join us for Fast Forward 2030's event part of our Lebanon-themed week of events in London to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the IGP....
IGP Films

EcoPlay, an eco-friendly playground at the heart of Beirut city

PROCOL Lebanon

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IGP Stories

From struggles to strengths: Building a prosperous future for Lebanon and beyond

Sam Tamayo

27 November 2023 Over the years, Lebanon has gone through massive difficulties across different areas from ...
IGP Stories

Financial Recovery in Lebanon: Power to the Rich or a Pathway to Prosperity?

Balsam Gharib

15 December 2022 The banking sector in Lebanon has shifted from being perceived as the bastion of the country’s ...
IGP Stories

How a generation of Syrian children in Lebanon were robbed of their education

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

Dr Maha Shuayb

RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, AND CORRUPTION RENDERED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF SYRIAN CHILDREN “A LOST GENERATION”.The World Refugee Day t...
IGP Stories

PROCOL Lebanon research partner Joana Dabaj shortlisted for the WAwards 2024 Moira Gemmill Prize

Joana Dabaj

28 February We are very honoured that the work of Catalytic Action...
IGP Stories

Citizens Assembly on Electricity and Energy justice in Lebanon concludes pilot despite difficult circumstances

RELIEF Energy Middle East

Dr Ala'a Shehabi

Over the past two weeks, members of a Citizens Assembly in Lebanon have concluded work deliberating energy justice, and making key decisi...
IGP Data

Transitions to renewable energy and sustainable prosperity in Lebanon: A people centred approach to equitable energy supply

RELIEF Energy Middle East

In January 2019, the RELIEF Centre and the Institute for Global Prosperity partnered with Chatham House for the workshop Transitions ...
IGP Stories

Debunking the Myth of ‘Selling State Assets as the Only Solution’ for Lebanon’s Collapsing Banking Sector

Balsam Gharib

09 May 2023 Lebanese parliamentarians are yet to agree on a solid socioeconomic recovery plan capable of s...
IGP Films

Arts, Prosperity and Crisis

RELIEF Mass Displacement Prosperity Index Arts Middle East

Performances from the RELIEF Centre 2021 conference Working Through Crisis: Innovations, Possibilities and Limitations of Researc...
IGP Data

The Politics of International Assistance in Lebanon: An Evaluation of the IMF's Loan Conditions as a Pathway to Inclusive Growth

14 August 2023 Balsam Gharib, Nikolay Mintchev, Mayssa Jallad and Mariam Daher ...
IGP Stories

How Research Creates More Inclusive Spaces

RELIEF Mass Displacement

Dr Hanna Baumann

It is not every day that academics plant trees, paint pavements, or install park benches. But that is exactly what I, and other resea...
IGP Podcasts

Fast Forward 2030 Podcast with Joana Jurdi

Fast Forward 2030 RELIEF Middle East

27 April 2021 Fast Forward 2030 Lebanon have launched a podcast all about Lebanon and the sustainable development goals. ...
IGP Stories

"We are being suffocated by fossil fuel emissions on a daily basis"

Professor Henrietta L. Moore

Recent research shows that Lebanon could witness an increase of 1.2 to 3.2 degrees in temperatures in areas that are already very arid an...
IGP Data

The 2022 Lebanese Parliamentary Elections: Between Traditional and Alternative Politics

This article by PROCOL Lebanon researcher Rahaf Zaher describes the political and livelihoods situation in Lebanon leading up to the parl...
IGP Films

RELIEF Centre: Life Stories from Bar Elias

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

The RELIEF Centre in partnership with Catalytic Action present life stories from Bar Elias...
IGP Events

Working Through Crisis conference

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE The historical placement of research questions is key for the people whose lives and livelihoods are at st...
IGP Films

Fast Forward 2030: 3 entrepreneurs from 3 countries discuss the SDGs

Fast Forward 2030 Climate Emergency

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Agricultural Digital Solutions Webinar

This event brings togeth...
IGP Data

Vulnerability and Public Services in the Lebanese Context of Mass Displacement A Literature Review

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

This working paper reviews the literature on infrastructural vulnerabilities in the Lebanese context of mass displacement to answer the f...
IGP Data

On the Brink in Ras Beirut: An Ethnography of Livelihood Struggles Amid Economic and Political Discord

19 November 2022 Alawieh ZainabT...
IGP Stories

The role of the French “mandate” in shaping the current Lebanese reality (English translation with Arabic Original)

Rahaf Zaher

23 January 2024 On 22nd November 2023, Lebanon celebrated its 80th anniversary of independence from the...
IGP Stories

Revisiting the research field in the midst of a Pandemic

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

Samar Maqusi

Reflections from Burj el Barajneh camp and Beirut cityIt has been a year since I last visited Lebanon to conduct my field resear...
IGP Stories

Navigating the certainty of uncertainty

Eva Lamorgese

21 March 2023. Lebanon's severe economic crisis and political instability is having a devastating impact on people's livelihoods. The cri...
IGP Films

UCL Citizen Science Academy Launch

PROCOL UK

On the 4th of May, the IGP launched UCL's Citizen Scien...
IGP Films

How Are We Redefining Prosperity At The IGP? | Henrietta L. Moore | Institute for Global Prosperity

In this five minutes video, Professor Henrietta L. Moore, Founder and Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity, explains IGP's Vis...
IGP Data

Embodied Experiences, Troubled Livelihoods: Ethnographic Observations from Ras Beirut.

By Rahaf Zaher. Edited with introduction by Nikolay Mintchev, Mayssa Jallad and Mariam Daher ...
IGP Stories

How Can Citizen Science Help us Research the Intersection of Climate Change and Public Health?

Mayssa Jallad

29 August 2023 What research methods do we need to address today’s pressing public health c...
IGP Data

Embodied Experiences, Troubled Livelihoods: Ethnographic Observations from Ras Beirut.

5 October 2022 Rahaf ZaherEdited with introduction by Nikolay Mintchev, Mayssa Jallad ...
IGP Stories

IGP celebrates 10th Anniversary

24 January 2024 Join us in celebrating the significant work and impact of the IGP across the globe durin...
IGP Events

Researching adolescent mental health in contexts of forced displacement

Researching adolescent mental health in contexts of forced displacement: sharing experiences and emerging lessons across con...
IGP Stories

Citizen Social Science for the Twenty-First Century’s Challenges

Tony McKenzie

Reflections on the IGP - British Academy workshop on Citizen Social ScienceOn December 2, 20...
IGP Stories

A pandemic in the age of inequality

Ghina Mohsen

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic. “This is not just a public health crisis, it is a crisis t...
IGP Stories

Adolescent Lives - Reviewing our Findings, and Looking to the Future

Hannah Sender

PhD student, Hannah Sender, reflects on her fieldwork on adolescent mental health in Bar Elias, Lebanon....
IGP Films

How can we adapt our prosperity thinking for the challenges of the 21st Century?

For the first Director's Seminar of the academic year, the Institute for Global Prosperity celebrated the publication of the second book ...
IGP Stories

Supporting El Mina’s young people through urban spatial interventions

Open spaces are considered a lifeline for urban residents’ health and wellbeing and yet their importance is often overlooked. Parks and p...
IGP Stories

First Citizens’ Assembly in the Middle East discussing energy justice and priorities

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

Dr Ala'a Shehabi

A pilot of the first Citizens’ Assembly launched with its first session on Friday 23 October 2020 under challenging conditions. Th...
IGP Events

Soundbite: Check Global: Building a Digital Literacy Network Across the World

The BCU and Meedan teams have been recently successful with a new round of funding to expand their work on the Check project from the MEN...
IGP Stories

Prosperity in the 21st Century

Professor Henrietta L. Moore

22 June 2023 A 21st century economy needs to produce and to assure supply of the essential goods on which we all depend: soil, wa...
IGP Stories

New Methods for New Times: Going Online with MOOC Co-Design

RELIEF

Dr Eileen Kennedy

MOOCs are usually defined as Massive Open Online Courses. At the RELIEF Centre we are shifti...
IGP Stories

Fast Forward 2030 Goes Digital and Global

Fast Forward 2030 Europe

Charlie Stott

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 will require a concerted effort from everybody on the planet but while governm...
IGP Stories

IGP publishes new book 'Prosperity in the Twenty-First Century'

22 June 2023 Part of the ‘Global Prosperity Thought and Practice’ series, the book sets out a new vision for prosperity in th...
IGP Stories

Film-making as part of Citizen Science

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

Dr Hanna Baumann & Hannah Sender

In Lebanon, which has experienced a series of political crises in recent years, refugees and citizens alike have been negatively affected...
IGP Stories

Financial technologies for life on the move

Financing Prosperity Mass Displacement Middle East

James Shraiky & Dr Christopher Harker

How do people impacted by migration and displacement finance their lives and how do technologies shape such practices? We know that there...
IGP Stories

What does prosperity mean to you?

KNOW London Prosperity Board PROCOL Kenya PROCOL UK RELIEF Prosperity Index Africa America Asia Europe Pacific

Sarah Nisi

Nineteen Londoners collect research data for the Institute for Global Prosperity (IGP) from hundreds of households in their neighbour...
IGP Stories

Housing, displacement and the elderly

RELIEF Mass Displacement

Monica Basbous, Nadine Bekdache and Camillo Boano

This blog post was originally written for the UCL Bartlett Development Planning Unit website and can b...
IGP Stories

From 'Crisis' to Opportunity: Migration Research Priorities in the Middle East

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

Earlier this year, the RELIEF Centre collaborated with the Migration Leadership team and the Arab Council for Social Sciences to convene ...
IGP Films

Transforming Education in Challenging Environments

RELIEF Mass Displacement

A free online course, open to all, starting on 24 June 2019, 4 weeks, 4 hours per weekWhat is the course about?Discover pra...
IGP Stories

A Third Emergent Migrant Subject Unrecognised in Law

RELIEF Mass Displacement Asia

Hannah Sender

PhD student, Hannah Sender, reflects on Professor Saskia Sassen's public lecture, 'A Third Emergent Migrant Subject Unrecognised in ...
IGP Stories

The City and the Mountains

Yara Younes

While the COVID-19 pandemic proceeds, strict measures have to be taken by authorities to control the spread of the virus and protect grou...
IGP Stories

Adolescent Lives: The power of photography

Hannah Sender & Joana Dabaj

Lockdown is beginning to lift in Lebanon, but COVID-19 cases continue to rise and to exacerbate the terrible economic conditions that thr...
IGP Stories

Prosperity, Entrepreneurship, and (re)building the Future

Fast Forward 2030 Europe

Patrick Vickers

When Professor Henrietta Moore...
IGP Events

The IGP's Soundbites Series

Soundbites are a platform for professionals and entrepreneurs who are leading in their field. Speakers are innovators and inspiring actor...
IGP Stories

Migration, Diversity and Politics through the Psychoanalytic Lens

RELIEF Mass Displacement Africa America Asia Europe Pacific

Dr Nikolay Mintchev

Migration and displacement are taking place on an unprecedented scale. The movement of people throughout the world is diversifying the de...
IGP Stories

For Community to Thrive, Local Businesses Must Thrive Also

Dr Nikolay Mintchev

…things aren’t what they used to be before; there is no sense of community anymore; people only care about personal gain, not ab...
IGP Stories

Beirut balconies

RELIEF Middle East

Nikolett Puskas

On the night of 10th March, I arrived back in Beirut from Egypt on literally one of the last planes allowed into the country. I ...
IGP Stories

Measuring the Good Life

Professor Henrietta L. Moore

New polling finds the vast majority of Britons want to prioritise quality of life over economic growth, but what exactly is it that const...
IGP Stories

PROCOL Kenya: A radical approach to building sustainable prosperity for Africa

PROCOL Kenya Prosperity Index Africa

“Sustainable prosperity is a global challenge: the world needs a...
IGP Stories

To Prosperity and Beyond: Towards a Nuanced and Inclusive Understanding of Prosperity

Sam Tamayo and RP Duterte

18 December 2023 Earlier this year, we talked about starting a podcast based on our experiences as students under the MSc Prosper...
IGP Stories

Sueños Habaneros (Havanan Dreams)

Dr Saffron Woodcraft

25 January 2022 “To me, the word prosperity means harmony” ...
IGP Stories

A street called Bliss: Understanding urban life

RELIEF Prosperity Index Middle East

Soheila Shourbaji

Maps, Anxieties and Reconceptions: An Ethnography of Citizen Social Science in Hamra’s Prosperity Index Projec...
IGP Stories

Conceptualising and measuring prosperity

Dr Saffron Woodcraft

12 April 2022A narrow definition of prosperity as material wealth measured by economic growth and rising GDP has dominat...
IGP Stories

Professor Henrietta Moore speaks to Social Sciences in China about citizen science

Promoting Global Prosperity through Citizen Social Science (Translation in English) By Mirong Chen ...
IGP Stories

Let's rethink how we look at impact and research

London Prosperity Board Social Prosperity Prosperity Index

Dr Matthew Davies

Over the last year the climate crisis has inspired considerable public protest including civil disruption by Extinction Rebellion and the...
IGP Stories

“Maisha bora - living a good life”

KNOW Prosperity Index

Tim Ndezi, Festo Makoba and Dr Saffron Woodcraft

How research methods and ethics produce pathways to prosperityWhat does it mean to be prosperous and live wel...
IGP Stories

We are ‘all in it together’

Social Prosperity Food Public Services Work

Over the past 30 decades, prosperity – understood as material wealth, social wellbeing, equality, justice, inclusion and environmental su...
IGP Stories

Launch of a Prosperity Index for London

London Prosperity Board Prosperity Index Public Services Work

Maria Paz Levy

Maria Paz Levy, volunteer at the IGP, reports from the launch of the IGP's first Prosperity Index f...
IGP Stories

A circular economy business gets children into STEM and the culture of repairing things

Fast Forward 2030 Europe

25 October 2023 For the Circular Economy Week 2023, we interviewed Anaïs Engelmann, the Co-Founder...
IGP Stories

Time for a new prosperity, rooted in a symbiotic relationship with nature

Professor Henrietta L. Moore

The independent review on ...
IGP Stories

The Ethics of Open Data

RELIEF Mass Displacement Public Services Middle East

Dr Ala'a Shehabi

Against the backdrop of MACAM's 2nd Biennale of C...
IGP Stories

Acoustic Cities panel discussion

RELIEF

This panel discussion took place at the launch of Acoustic ...