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Palestinians and Cinema in Lebanon… the Beidas-Boulos duo challenge

Mohamad Soueid, Lebanese film director and critic Palestinians had a significant impact on the film industry and film production in…

The confrontation between Israel and the Palestinians:

developments and repercussions Majed Kayali, Palestinian writer From the river to the sea, the occupied Palestinian territories witnessed a massive…

The two-state solution is a dishonored cheque!

Rosana Boumonsef, Lebanese journalist In the context of the repercussions of the most recent conflict between Israel and the Palestinians,…

The secret of the victory of the Palestinian cause in the long run

Roger Deeb, Former Lebanese Minister I will begin by extending my sincere condolences for the martyrs of the last Gaza…

Improving the living conditions of Palestinian refugees is a Lebanese and international priority

Former Lebanese Minister Melhem Riachy shares his thoughts on the current situation in Palestine and the impact it delivers on…

Is the international community ready to bind Israel to UN resolutions?

Asks Amina Suleiman, General Union of Palestinian Women - Lebanon Branch Throughout the past 73 years of Palestinian national struggle,…

Perhaps the oxygen of Palestinian patriotism will dissipate the toxins of settlement

Marwan Abdel Aal, Palestinian novelist and a leader in the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine The uprising of…

Palestine intifada

The beginning of a new phase in the conflict with the Zionist entity Osama Hamdan, a senior representative of Hamas…

The Arabs of 1948 take up the torch of Palestine’s historical identity and bring down Israelization

Jerusalem-based Palestinian journalist Muhanad Abdel Hamid looks back at the Arabs of 1948 and their descendants, recent role in defending…

Sons of the Emir Sheikh Jarrah – a brief history of the neighborhood

The Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in Jerusalem would have been no more notable than any of the old areas in the…

Palestinian youth choice: graduate into unemployment, or emigrate to work?

Palestinian youth choice: graduate into unemployment, or emigrate to work? Malak Zamzam First-year nursing student Arwa, 20, has just turned…

Distance education: weak equipment means weak results

Ahmed Hajj Ali, Palestinian journalist Muhammad lives in Burj al-Barajneh camp in the southern suburbs of Beirut. His teachers at…

It was supposed to be a stop on the way back but became a place of true exile

Saqr Abu Fakhr, Palestinian journalist and researcher Around 70 years ago, it was called the Shatila Sands or Shatila Yard.…

Marginalizing The Marginalized

Hassan Mneimneh, Chairman of the LPDC Throughout 72 years of Palestinian shelter in Lebanon, refugees were marginalized and abandoned in…

UNRWA and Remote Education: Two years of no interaction

Hussein Mehdi Educators understand the current administration at UNRWA in Lebanon is not capable of managing and developing the remote…

What do the youth of Shatila want to say to the world?

How can a Palestinian refugee in Shatila Camp make the world stop and listen? Such was the aim of Mira…

The changing relationship between Israelis and the Palestinians in Israel

Johny Mansour, Palestinian historian and academic from Haifa It seems that the ramifications of the Sheikh Jarrah crisis spilled over…

The Sun in a Closed Room

Shatha Abdulaal, Palestinian artist and journalist When I met a French photojournalist at Shatila - there to capture the faces…

The Camp: Suffocating and suffocated

Mona Sokarya, Lebanese journalist and writer In my mind, a ‘camp’ for Palestinian refugees is Palestine itself. A cause to…

Shatila: A summary of the continuing Palestinian tragedy

Zuhair Hawari, Lebanese journalist and researcher Shatila Camp is essentially an encapsulation of the entire Palestinian tragedy. While other camps…

Shatila Camp: A small land that cannot contain the sorrows of its people

Al Moatassem Khalaf, Palestinian Syrian journalist We’ve arrived. I think. “We’re not there quite yet”, said Mahmoud Hashim, as we…

Lebanon viewed as one sizeable Palestinian camp

Wissam Saada, Lebanese writer and researcher Economic collapse and political standstill impact all aspects of Lebanon's life, making it more…

In here, we hold up our walls, not the other way round

Fatima Ghazawi Time repeats itself, and all days are identical in our little house with small rooms, where weary walls…

Facing COVID at the camps

Recovery at Ein El Hilweh courtesy of new equipment and vaccination campaigns Ein El Hilweh Camp is the largest Palestinian…

Life in the Camps: On a hot plate – socially and economically

Ayham Al Sahli, Palestinian journalist with ‘Tafaol’ It was not easy to write this article during the day due to…

Political song: the cultural and popular bond between Lebanon and Palestine

Abido Bacha, Palestinian TV writer and director, and theater critic I did not have to climb a flight of stairs…


Covid-19 Response

The final touches before the official opening of the intensive care unit for Covid-19 patients at the Al-Hamshary Hospital initiated…

Palestinian Youth Strategy

About LPDC’s Youth StrategyWhat are the right questions we should be asking about the conditions and prospects of the Palestinian…

Key Findings of the National Population and Housing Census of Palestinian Camps and Gatherings in Lebanon 2017

December   21,   2017 The Grand Serail hosted today the launching of the Key Findings of the National Population…

Detailed Report of the “Population and Housing Census in the Palestinian Camps and Gatherings in Lebanon”

October   16,   2019 The Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee, the Lebanese Central Administration of Statistics (CAS)and the Palestinian Central Bureau…

Joint Lebanese-Palestinian statement on “Deal of the Century”and “Manama workshop”

June   25,   2019 The Lebanese and Palestinian Working Groups on Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, composed of the Lebanese…

The Palestinian archives … The future battle

* Palestinian journalist.  The building hosting the Palestine Research Center near Sadat Street in Beirut is still burnt since it…


A refugee story: from Burj El-Barajneh camp to Ashrafieh

* Palestinian Journalist .Somoud Ghazal was born in Burj El-Barajneh camp, south of Beirut, to a Palestinian father who was…

A refugee story: Horror in the middle of the sea … and on the mainland

* Palestinian Journalist  He agreed to talk about his experience on condition that his name would not be mentioned, as…

I will try again!

* Palestinian Journalist  Fadi was born in Tripoli in north Lebanon. He has not left it for 32 years. It…

A refugee story: Abu Hassan: I am not the only Lebanese in the camp

* Palestinian Journalist  He is a Lebanese citizen from Tyre. She is a Palestinian refugee from the Rashidieh camp, south…

Arab Index: 78% of Arabs consider the Palestinian cause the issue of all Arabs

The year 2020 was burdened with crises and problems for the Palestinians, both internally and externally, from the repeated daily…

Will Biden reopen channels of dialogue with the Palestinians?

* A former Lebanese ambassador to the United States and a statistics expert Perhaps the biggest difference between Donald Trump’s…

We need to get out of the “closed nationalist box”

*  lawyer and former ambassador of Lebanon to Washington I got to know the Palestinians, their cause, the people, and…

Rejecting prejudices is a condition for the Palestinian-Lebanese dialogue

* Member of the Palestinian National Council I was twelve years old when the defeat in the 1948 war forced…

To confront Covid-19 spread in the Camps: LPDC provides equipment for Palestinian hospitals and isolation centers

Although the Lebanese authorities announced lockdown for two weeks in the second half of last November, and reimposed it after…

Palestinian refugees and the coronavirus: mandatory and voluntary isolation

 *The Palestinian Media Collective in Lebanon “Interact” Firas removed from his car everything that reveals its Palestinian identity, such as…

The Palestinians in Lebanon and the UNRWA face the challenges of collapse

* Member of the Political Bureau of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine During 2020 and before that,…

What future should be envisaged for the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon?

*Freelance journalist and correspondent in Beirut for several media including RFI and Le Monde. Every time I go to a…

The question of Palestinians’ rights in Lebanon: a political impossibility

*Freelance journalist based in Lebanon; she was a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times.   In August 2019, for…

Peace coupled with rights is a vital interest for Lebanon

 * Former Lebanese minister                                 …

No “solution” to the Palestinian cause without the fall of the racist establishment

* Palestinian writer, thinker, and former President of Al-Quds University   The refugee issue is not a separate one. It…

The Commissioner-General of UNRWA Philippe Lazzarini to “Jousour”: There are indications that US funding would resume

“UNRWA is facing the biggest funding shortfall of its history”, but the commissioner-general of the international Agency Mr. Philippe Lazzarini…

Lokman Slim, documenter of the Lebanese-Palestinian memory

The assassination of writer, researcher, publisher, and media activist Lokman Slim has drawn widespread denunciation and condemnation from politicians, political…

We are still far from achieving peace and a just solution to the Palestinian cause

* Academic and former minister  In a time of turmoil, disintegration, open conflicts, and the apparent inability in emerging from…

Working together in the face of challenges

* Chairman of LPDC The unlamented 2020 year has elapsed and hopefully the current year will be different. It was…

Palestinian’s Respond to Covid-19 with Awareness and Solidarity

*Palestinian journalist. Member of “The Palestinian Media Collective in Lebanon “Interact”.   As soon as the Lebanese Ministry of Health…

October 17 Youth: In Our Own Eyes We Became Leaders

*Researcher in Human Rights   “I am the leader of the Revolution,” a phrase affixed to all the walls of…

Palestinian Camps are Healing Lebanon’s Wounds

At the moment of the disaster,  when the explosion echoed in the Port of Beirut and we started receiving breaking…

Do Palestinian Youth Have the Right to Participate in Decision-Making?

*A young Palestinian from Al Rachidyia Camp   that it is your right as a Palestinian young man to take…

Drug Addiction in the Camps: An Accumulation of Causes

*Palestinian journalist. Member of “The Palestinian Media Collective in Lebanon “Interact”.   A.N. suffered a setback at a crucial time…

Mohsen Ibrahim … The Lebanese Palestinian

*Lebanese researcher and academic   Those who wrote about the passing away of the Secretary-General of the Organization of Communist…

Salah Al Dabbagh: The Last to Leave Jaffa

*Palestinian writer and researcher. He was twelve years old when he left Jaffa with his family on the last boat…

For Palestinian Students: The Hardest is Yet to Come!

*Palestinian journalist. Member of “The Palestinian Media Collective in Lebanon “Interact”. It was a tough academic year for Palestinian students,…

A Mirror of the Lebanese Collapse at all Levels

*Lebanese journalist   It is still Coronavirus time all over the world. Although there is a glimmer of hope that…

Israel Exploits Beirut’s Disaster

*Researcher in Israeli affairs   For months before, Israel has been exploiting the Lebanese stifling socio-economic and financial crisis to…

The Annexation: An Opportunity for Strategic Review

*Former Fatah Senior Press Officer in Lebanon Resolving the Jewish issue in Europe has produced a Palestinian issue that did…

Drug Trafficking in the Palestinian Camps Mixed Networks of Families and Factions

*Palestinian journalist. Member of “The Palestinian Media Collective in Lebanon “Interact”.   The Palestinian camps and Lebanon in general were…

Between the Camps and their Surroundings… The Drug Route is Open

*Palestinian journalist. Member of “The Palestinian Media Collective in Lebanon “Interact”. The sale of hallucinogenic pills and the different kinds…

Virus or Hope Infection in the Camps?

Amid conflict between virus infection and hope “infection”, how did the Palestinian community in Lebanon confront the epidemic, in terms…

Annexation Aggression: The Lebanese Diplomacy Standpoint!

*Expert in Public Policy and Refugees   Palestine has not rested from successive aggressions since 1948. The United Nations has…

Lebanese and Palestinians allies by pain and hope

*Chairman of LPDC   The Lebanese people are living one of the worst periods in their history. They have never…

Recognizing the Palestinians’ Rights Does not Affect our Economy and Society

*Former Lebanese Minister and Deputy.   When we address the issue of electricity, which is draining the state’s finances, this…

Dar El-Nimer: A token of gratitude from the Palestinian people to Lebanon

For 40 years, Rami Rifaat El-Nimer collected the history of his country with pictures, manuscripts, paintings, icons, documents, ancient coins,…

Palestinian identity… Lebanese residence

* Palestinian journalist    Geographically, the Palestinians are divided into two parts: the Palestinians of Palestine and the Palestinians of…

Taking Refuge in the Camp

* Palestinian Journalist    Umm Hussein walks up and down the streets and pathways of Rashidiyeh refugee camp calling with…

Let the Palestinians imitate the Lebanese

* Lebanese journalist   I read in a book entitled “Migration from Mount Lebanon (Mutasarrifiya)” by Dr. Abdullah Al-Mallah that…

One of my eyes is Palestinian and the other Lebanese

* Palestinian Lebanese journalist Some cats are born with a genetic disorder that results in a color mismatch of the…

Displacement between two logics

* Palestinian novelist   I was holding a creative writing workshop for the benefit of one of the NGOs in…

Lebanese-Palestinian road map for a comprehensive confrontation of the deal of the century

The Lebanese and Palestinian working groups on Palestinian refugees affairs in Lebanon held a joint meeting on February 19/2020, in…

The Palestinian eats his bread by the sweat of his brow

* Lebanese writer   Has the battle to eliminate “strangers” started? Answering this question is not easy.   It is…

How Israel perceives what is happening in Lebanon

* Researcher on Israeli affairs   Since the start of the popular protest movement in Lebanon last October, Israel has…

The impact of economic crisis is worst in camp

 “My mom wants two loaves of bread, when my dad works again, we will repay you” * Palestinian journalist  With…

Camp Social Solidarity: Attempts to mitigate the disaster

*“Tafa’ol (interaction) :Palestinian media gathering in Lebanon   A daily meal reaches the one-room house of Umm Ahmad, in Burj…

Ghettostans and apartheid will neither pass nor last

* General Secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative Movement No need to be an expert in history to realize that…

Lebanon and Palestinian refugees: multiplied crisis

* Lebanese researcher and former regional adviser to ESCWA Context: From crisis to popular protest Since the outbreak of the…

Palestinian positive neutrality in respect to Lebanese particularity

*Palestinian writer and leader “Present! bear with us a little... We are nothing but insufferable passersby!” Mahmoud Darwish The Palestinians…

“Deal of the Century”: challenging options

 Expert in Public Policies and Refugees Since 1948, Israel and its western allies have spared no effort to end the…

Trump’s vision and the Palestinian refugee issue: Abolition of the right to return and UNRWA

* Director of the Palestinian Center for Policy Research and Strategic Studies - Masarat   Many assume as true Trump’s…

For a successful confrontation of the Deal of the Century

* Chairman of the Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee In the so-called “Deal of the Century”, President Trump does not offer anything…

Lebanon unified against settlement supports our right to return

* Palestinian Ambassador Ashraf Dabbour to “Jousour”   Lebanon unified against settlement supports our right to return In an interview…

Youth Strategy for Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon 2019 – 2025

With the decline of local, Arab and international interest in the Palestinian cause; the bleak outlook for a peaceful settlement;…

Abdel-Dayem an Artist Until His Last Breath

*Palestinian painter and storyteller My grandfather, Abdel-Dayem Ayoub Abdel-Aal, began his life journey in 1948 when he left his home…

Mira Sidawi: The Camp Is Full of Creativity and Inspiration

Her mother named her Mira after a character in a series played by the late Lebanese actress Hind Abi Lamaa.…

The Media Continue Stereotyping Palestinians

*Independent journalist and president of the Majed Abu Sharar Media Foundation. It is almost impossible to declare your “Palestinianhood” in…

Robert Alassaad: On the Way to Fame

He is a young music composer and arranger who is approached by top singers, famous songwriters and composers to collaborate…

Friends of “Sadma Neighborhood”, Shatila Youth

*A Palestinian journalist and activist There are assumptions in the mind of the stranger, the neighbor who is just meters…

A Day in Ain al-Hilweh Camp

*Palestinian journalist, Ain al-Hilweh camp, Lebanon Mornings in the camp begin at 7:15 a.m. I have nothing to do that…

A Refugee in Palestine!

  Interview! Baraa Awda, 28, was born in the Deheisheh refugee camp*, near Bethlehem, one of the most impoverished and…

Openness, Reconciliation and Human Rights!

* Chairman of LPDC The history of tragedies and hatred still sits at the top of our memories, Lebanese and…

Youth and Poverty in Lebanon: What Do the Studies Tell Us?

* Professor of Education, Lebanese University   I will quickly review here the main topics presented by the studies in…

Palestinian Youth: Prisoners of the Past, Hostages of the Future

*Researcher, Professor of Sociology, participant in the French Institute for the Near East  This problem can be addressed in several…

The Wandering Palestinian from a Syrian to a Lebanese Camp

*Syrian-Palestinian journalist, Sabina Palestinian refugee camp, Syria   Five years have passed since I was classified in the Five years…

Time has erased our differences, we must move on

* Lebanese researcher and analyst at Synaps, a specialist in the criminal justice sector in Lebanon    Growing up in…

Through Palestinian Eyes: Ignorance Has Made Us Strangers on the Same Land

*Palestinian journalist From the day we came into the world, we have found ourselves in a small place whose inhabitants…

Two Memories: Anxious and Desperate

*Lebanese expert on public policy and refugee issues     The establishment of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee in 2005 dictated…

Will the Lebanese and the Palestinians Step Away from the Mirror Reflection of Their Damaged Memories?

* Lebanese writer and journalist The following ought to have happened. But it didn’t. No one has yet confessed to…

Towards Inclusive Youth Participation

 * Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation According to the recent census conducted by the LPDC, roughly a third of the…

The Migration of Lebanon’s Palestinians: “Individual Choice” or “Organized Conspiracy”?

Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon are experiencing a growing migration outflow of their youth and families, and difficult economic and…

Shedding Light on the Document Outlining the Lebanese Vision on Palestinian Refugee Issues

*Representative of the Amal Movement in the Lebanese Working Group on Palestinian Refugees. Due to its political, humanitarian and ideological…

I Will Never Sell My Father’s Shop

* Palestinian journalist After a long career in education of over 40 years, my father did not wish to stay…

When There Were No Boundaries or Barriers

  * Lebanese journalist   Up to 1926, there were no borders or barriers between Lebanon and Palestine. The north…

Palestinian Youth in Lebanon: Desire for Change is Stronger Than Marginalization

*Lebanese journalist Palestinian youth in Lebanon suffer from two-fold marginalization: Firstly, being refugees who are victims of an international, regional,…

Deal of the century’ A Preliminary of an Open Conflict

*Former central information officer of Fatah ovement in Lebanon The unprecedented clash between the current U.S. administration and the Palestinian…

The Israeli Internal Dispute on the ‘Basic Law of Nation-State

*Palestinian researcher and writer on Israeli affairs. Early on the morning of July 19, 2018, the Israeli Knesset conclusively enacted…

Settlement of Palestinian Refugees to Consecrate the Jewishness of the State

* Lebanese researcher and academic. The information leaked regarding the proposals made by Jared Kushner, adviser to the U.S. president,…

Camps: Between Marginalization, Neglect and Exploitation

*Palestinian writer and leader Incidents moving from one place to another and from a camp to its alleyways … The…

Giving Palestinian Passports to Refugees

*Head of North Lebanon Bar Association and former Minister of Social Affairs. There has been no injustice in history as…

Sleiman: Conflicts of Interests is a Reason for Not Disarming Palestinian Factions

* Interview with Former President M. Sleiman   Former President General Michel Sleiman is apprehensive that the failure and collapse…

Stereotypes Overshadow the Suffering and the Heroes’ Stories

*Royal Norwegian Ambassador in Beirut   As Norway is one of the longstanding partners of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee,…

Hoping for Reconciliation with the Palestinian Cause

*Lebanese writer The story of Palestinian displacement to Lebanon is a peal. Palestinians did not choose to be refugees; Israel…

The Duty to Remember and Speak Out

 * Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Law and Political Science, Saint Joseph University; lawyer; former minister of justice.  …

To Respect The Refugees’ Right to a Dignified Life

*Prime minister-designate In our ministerial statement of the 74th Lebanese government after independence and the first in the era of…

What the Deal of the Century Means

 A Lebanese journalist, expert on Israeli affairs   For more than a year and a half, the American team headed…

Four Years of LPDC Activity

Lebanese researcher and former regional adviser to ESCWA   The issue of refugees in Lebanon has moved to the forefront…

Paul Guiragossian

Writer and researcher in Palestinian affairs Paul Guiragossian is part Armenian, part Lebanese and part Palestinian. He has chosen art…

At the Age of 14

Lebanese journalist   Pierre and Mahmoud are behind me whispering. Mademoiselle Simone is reading a story in French; one of…

A Refugee’s Story

Palestinian writer   Omar Mustafa was 13 years old when he left the village of Az-Zeeb in Acre, heading for…

Through Palestinian Eyes

Palestinian writer and researcher Perhaps the wisdom behind the LPDC’s choice of the title: “The Lebanese through Palestinian eyes –…

How I view the Palestinians today

Activist for Peace and Change, Vice President of Combatants for Peace I will not be understood today if, despite the…

Refugee Problems and Failures

Lebanese expert on public policies and refugee issues There is no doubt that much has been said and much has…

Open Letter from UNRWA

On 31 August, the United States announced that it will provide no additional funding to UNRWA. I express deep regret…

UNRWA’s Financial Crisis

Although the crisis of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) appears…

How to Save the Entity and the Individual

   The entire world is struggling to cope with the repercussions of the crises of migration, asylum and displacement. Each…

On “Bridges”

Chairman of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee We issue this newspaper supplement to introduce the Lebanese and Palestinian public opinion…

Restoring Trust and Mutual Cooperation

Fatah Central Committee member, former Representative of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Lebanon.   My assignment to handle the Lebanon…

Building Better Relations

Former Minister, Director of Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs   Before the Nakba of 1948, the…

Moving Forward Together

 UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon   The Issue of Palestine is central to Lebanon and to the United Nations alike.…


lebanese consensuses

Signed on October 22, 1989 and integrated within the Lebanese constitution in accordance with the amendments of the constitutional law…

Stages andn Evolution

This is a distinct phase for Lebanon, for it was characterized by a political shift in terms of dealing with…

dialogue consensus building

The LPDC seeks to Organize, host and facilitate multiple forums and platforms of dialogue, most importantly:         …

Coordination And Networking

LPDC plays a vital role in acting as the focal point for national and international partners, on issues regarding Palestinian…

Capacity Building

The Lebanese Public Institutions mandated with the registry of the Palestinian refugees heavily suffers from outdated operational systems and limited…

Strategic Planning 

The LPDC strategy identifies the absence of official, comprehensive and accurate data as a key factor that limits the ability…

Governance

The 2005 mandate to the LPDC was very broad. In the interest of effective implementation of the strategy, the project…




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A large majority of paid employees among employed refugees

Overall in the total employed population, 71.8% are paid employees. Self-employed account for 16.9%t and employers form another 10.7%. Only…

93.5% of the employed persons without work permit

About 93.5% of the employed persons have said that they do not possess a work permit. Considering that Lebanese Government…

60% of refugees depend on bottled water for drinking

Public network caters to about 35% of the refugees for their drinking water requirement and private networks another 4.1%. More…


What is the timeline?

This is a work in progress and it is open ended. The strategy will be revised every year through monitoring…

How do the youth have a say? What is the role of the youth in the framework of action?

Youth participation in and ownership of this strategy is essential. Without the youth, there would be no strategy. We want…

How is this strategy funded?

Modalities and mechanisms are yet to be explored with donors. However, in line with the strategy spirit, it is an…

How will this strategy be implemented?

The strategy has a framework of action that will push for the implementation of this strategy. This framework has four…

What is the age range for the youth targeted in the strategy?

Palestinian youth aged 14-35. This is a wide age range compared to other age definitions of youth. The reason for…

65% of Palestinian live in their own house

36.8% of total Households have houses/apartment with ownership in the Camp. Another 26.6% of the refugee population lives in rented…


New cases of Covid-19 casualties detected

Between October 2020 and April 2021, new cases of Corona were detected in a daily basis.

81% of households rely on both public networks and generator

Only 17% of the Households depend exclusively on public networks. Almost 81% depend on both public networks and generator while…

Beirut camps host mainly non Palestinian

The Households headed by Syrian nationals are concentrated in certain Camps. Of the total number of 5,755 Households, 32.3% are…

Type of housing unit by Governorates

Houses owned or rented by the refugees form a huge majority of the houses. It is of interest to look…

Housing outside camps

Among the Households living in Gatherings, almost 51.9 percent have some form of ownership, with 24 percent having registered ownership…

LPDC Bolsters COVID-19 Ring of Care in Lebanon

At its emergence in early 2020, the COVID-19 virus knew no borders, respected no ethnicity, and knew no social barriers.…

Building bridges and saving lives

For almost eight years, the Palestinian Civil Defense in Lebanon has assumed an unofficial role as ambassador to the Republic.…


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Who is behind this strategy?

The Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC), supported by GIZ and the Swiss Embassy, and in coordination with UNRWA’s Youth Unit…

Why is LPDC doing this and what is LPDC’s role in this strategy?

Because there is a need. There is an abundance of resources invested in the youth, but the situation of the…

How is this strategy different from other youth strategies by various organizations?

It is important to note that this strategy is not bypassing existing strategies for the Palestinian youth in Lebanon; rather,…

What is this strategy?

This strategy functions as an overarching umbrella under which different initiatives and investments with and for the Palestinian youth in…

Explosion in Port of Beirut

6 August 2020 - Beirut, Lebanon. Abdo Pharaon looks at ruins of his home and Beirut in the aftermath of…




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Who We AreThe Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee is an inter-ministerial agency established in 2005. It deals with the Palestinian refugees'…

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UNRWA handled the regulation of the education process for Palestine refugees, considering that this is one of its main responsibilities…

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Detailed Report of the “Population and Housing Census in the Palestinian Camps and Gatherings in Lebanon”

The Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee, the Lebanese Central Administration of Statistics (CAS)and the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) have released…


Joint Lebanese-Palestinian statement on “Deal of the Century”and “Manama workshop”

The Lebanese and Palestinian Working Groups on Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, composed of the Lebanese parties represented in the parliament…

Mneymneh and UN Special Coordinator in Lebanon discussed ways for supporting Palestinian refugees’ issues

The Chairman of the Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC) Dr. Hasan Mneymneh and the United Nations Special Coordinator in Lebanon, Jan…




Dr. Mneymneh and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Switzerland emphasize the support of UNRWA.

The Chairman of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC) Dr. Hasan Mneymneh met at Grand Serail with the State Secretary…

After 70 years of asylum “JOUSOUR”- Bridges for the Lebanese-Palestinian dialogue

The Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC), established since 2005, continues its efforts to open up spaces for dialogue on bilateral relations,…

An agreement to implement a survey on the Labor Force and Households Living Conditions inside the Palestinian camps

  An agreement was signed today between the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Norwegian Embassy in Lebanon to…



UNRWA says schools across region set to open on time

BEIRUT: In spite of funding cuts for the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, schools for Palestinian children run by…

UNRWA says schools across region set to open on time

BEIRUT: In spite of funding cuts for the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, schools for Palestinian children run by…


The other Lebanese Palestinian youth in Lebanon

In some ways, Lebanese citizens and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon couldn’t be closer: They speak virtually the same dialect and…

Mneymneh: UNRWA’s records are the basis of international recognition of the Palestinian refugees, and their rights

  The Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee’s Chairman Hassan Mneymneh called for considering “the legal status of UNRWA, as an international organization…

Key Findings Report

Population and Housing Census in Palestinian Camps and Gatherings in Lebanon 2017 Download File

Key Findings Report

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Mneymneh meets with the Director of UNRWA: US Administration’s decision to cut Aid to the Agency will further destabilize the region

The Chairman of the Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee, Hassan Mneymneh, warned that the US decision to freeze 65 M US Dollars…

Why UNRWA’s refugee count is so high

BEIRUT: A disparity between the results of Lebanon’s first official census of Palestinian refugees, which registered just 174,422 individuals in…

Census puts Palestinian refugees at third of estimates

Results of the first official census of Palestinians in Lebanon released Thursday revealed that the population is considerably smaller than…

Lebanon conducts first-ever census of Palestinian refugees

 Palestinian and Lebanese protest in Lebanon's southern border town of Naqura on December 21, 2017 to denounce the US decision…

Key Findings of the National Population and Housing Census of Palestinian Camps and Gatherings in Lebanon 2017

The Grand Serail hosted today the launching of the Key Findings of the National Population and Housing Census of Palestinian…

Krähenbühl and Mneymneh alarmed by the current level of funding for UNRWA

   The Chairman of the LPDC Dr. Hassan Mneimneh, met at the Grand Serail the Commissioner-General of UNRWA Pierre Krähenbühl,…

A Unified Lebanese Vision For the Palestinian Refugees Affairs In Lebanon

A Unified Lebanese Vision For the Palestinian Refugees Affairs In Lebanon Download File

The Working Group Meets Patriarch AlRahi

The Lebanese Working Group on Palestinian Refugee Affairs in Lebanon met Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi at the Patriarchal See…

Dr. Mneymneh Discusses Palestinian Refugees Census in Lebanon with Palestinian Factions

The Chairman of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee, Dr. Hassan Mneymneh, met with leaders of Palestinian factions in Lebanon at…

The Working Group Meets Army Commander in Yarzeh

Members of the Lebanese Working Group on Palestinian Refugee Affairs in Lebanon met Army Commander General Joseph Aoun at the…

Dr. Mneymneh: Khalaf is the Icon of a Striving Arab Woman

The Chairman of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee, Former Minister Hassan Mneymneh, underlined LPDC’s support to the United Nations Under-Secretary…

ESCWA Report :Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid: Palestine and the Israeli Occupation

This report examines, based on key instruments of international law, whether Israel has established an apartheid regime that oppresses and…

Dr. Mneymneh Meets Switzerland’s Special Envoy to the Near-East Peace Process in Lebanon

Following an invitation extended by the Swiss Government, LPDC Chairman, former minister Dr. Hassan Mneymneh and LPDC Project Manager Abdelnasser…

Dr. Mneymneh Met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

The Chairman of the Lebanese and Palestinian Dialogue Committee, Dr. Hasan Mneymneh, met with the President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas…

Lebanese Working Group on Palestinian Refugees Meets Prime Minister Hariri

Prime Minister Saad el-Hariri has met at the Grand Serail a delegation of the Lebanese working group on Palestinian refugees,…

Krähenbühl and Mneymneh Confirm Continuity of UNRWA Mandate

The Chairman of Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee, Former Minister Dr. Hassan Mneymneh, met at the Grand Serail, the General Commissioner…

Palestiniens au Liban : vers la fin de la guerre des chiffres Réfugiés

« Dès aujourd'hui (hier), une équipe de 600 chercheurs, libanais et palestiniens, ira récolter des informations. » Hassan Mneimné, président…

Hariri launches census of Palestinian refugees

BEIRUT: Prime Minister Saad Hariri reiterated the importance of the right of return for Palestinians Thursday at an event launching…

Mneymneh to Voice of Lebanon Radio: “Palestinian Refugees’ Issues are Priority”

The Chairman of Lebanese Palestinian Committee, Former Minister Dr. Hassan Mneymneh, warned against the dangerous proliferation of extremism in Palestinian…

President Aoun Meets with Dr. Mneymneh: “The Palestinian cause should come to a fair, comprehensive and sustainable peace in the Middle East”

The President of Lebanon Michel Aoun welcomed the Chairman of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee Dr. Hassan Mneymneh and the…

Lebanon Commemorates the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Today, in commemoration of the International Day for Solidarity with Palestinian People, observed on November 29 every year, the Lebanese…

Palestinian Moments’ photo exhibition opens at Beirut Souks

 Images of displacement and war, but also of hope and resilience, have taken over Beirut’s glitzy Downtown Souks. To commemorate…

LPDC Honors Japanese Ambassador in Lebanon

The Chairman of Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee, Dr. Hassan Mneymneh, met the Ambassador of Japan in Lebanon Seiichi Otsuka at…

Donor Meeting for Nahr El-Bared Palestine Refugee Camp

The Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam chaired a meeting to discuss the ongoing plight of the Palestinian refugees displaced from…

Siniora and Mneymneh Meet with the Palestinian Security Committee

Former PM Fouad Siniora and LPDC Chairman Dr. Hassan Mneymneh met with the Higher Palestinian Security Committee, and discussed the…

Siniora and Mneymneh Meet with the Palestinian Security Committee

Former PM Fouad Siniora and LPDC Chairman Dr. Hassan Mneymneh met with the Higher Palestinian Security Committee, and discussed the…

The Discussion of Lebanon’s Report by the (CERD) Against Palestinian Refugees at the United Nations – Geneva on August 10 and 11, 2016

  Your Excellency Mr. President,   Allow me first to take some time to explain the Palestinian refugee issue in…

The Discussion of Lebanon’s Report by the (CERD) Against Palestinian Refugees at the United Nations – Geneva on August 10 and 11, 2016

  Your Excellency Mr. President,   Allow me first to take some time to explain the Palestinian refugee issue in…

Mneymneh in the Launching of the Palestinian Human Rights File

LPDC Chairman and former minister Dr. Hassan Mneymneh delivered a speech on the occasion of Masar’s launching of its file…

Mneymneh in the Launching of the Palestinian Human Rights File

LPDC Chairman and former minister Dr. Hassan Mneymneh delivered a speech on the occasion of Masar’s launching of its file…




Militants surrender to authorities in Ain al-Hilweh

Two more militants from Ain al-Hilweh turned themselves over to the authorities Monday as sources say this is the result…

Palestinians discuss cooperation with Ibrahim and Kahwagi

General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim agreed with Palestinian representatives Monday to increase cooperation between state institutions and Palestinian…

Three hundred and fourteen Palestine refugee students in Lebanon complete short-term vocational courses at the Siblin Training Centre

Under the patronage of the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Matthias Schmale, and with the generous support of the…

Shorter meets with 200 Palestinian students in Siblin training center

UK committment to support Palestine refugees throughout region and Lebanon  As part of his ongoing visits to UK funded projects…

Nahr al-Bared camp still in limbo

 Nearly nine years after clashes destroyed the Nahr al-Bared Palestinian Refugee Camp near Tripoli, challenges persist, delaying the reconstruction of…

Misinformation plagues UNRWA-Palestinian dialogue

A climate of rumors and hearsay prevails in the Palestinian community, severely affecting UNRWA’s services and their beneficiaries. “[Palestinians] only…

Examining the continuation of NBC reconstruction

LPDC Chairman Dr. Hassan Mneymneh met with the Chairman of the Higher Follow-up Committee on the Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared…

Mneymneh meets with Matthias Schmale at the Grand Serail

    The Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon Matthias Schmale met with LPDC Chairman Dr. Hassan Mneymneh at the…

New Survey on the Socioeconomic Status of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

the American University of Beirut (AUB), together with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the…

Dr. Mneymneh: The need of a mechanism reconsidering the funding of the agency

In the speech he delivered to UNRWA’s advisory commission meeting held in Amman, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signaled that the…

Dr. Mneymneh: The need of a mechanism reconsidering the funding of the agency

In the speech he delivered to UNRWA’s advisory commission meeting held in Amman, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signaled that the…

Roundtable Discussion on the Conditions of Palestinian Refugees from Syria

The Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC) and AUB’s Issam Fares Institute (IFI) for Public Policy and International Affairs co-organized a roundtable…

Roundtable Discussion on the Conditions of Palestinian Refugees from Syria

The Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC) and AUB’s Issam Fares Institute (IFI) for Public Policy and International Affairs co-organized a roundtable…


Associations

Facilitating the registration of Palestinian Associations in Lebanon: A right for Palestinians and an obligation of the host country Download…

Labor

Palestinian Worker's Guide: Rights and Obligations Download File

Education

Palestinian Students’ Guide in the Lebanese Educational Institutions Download File

Universal Periodic Review

The Rights of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and Recommendations of the Universal Periodic Review Download File

Lebanese-Palestinian Relations

Research Paper on Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon and the Right of Return: a Lebanese Vision Download File

Lebanese-Palestinian Relations

Research Paper on Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon and the Right of Return: a Palestinian Vision   Download File

Lebanese-Palestinian Relations

Research Paper on the Challenges of Legislation and the Downsides of Mentality: Are we supporting Palestinian individuals in Lebanon by…

Lebanese-Palestinian Relations

Research Paper on Palestine in Lebanon – Diplomacy of the Challenges and the Need for an Embassy  Download File

Lebanese-Palestinian Relations

Research Paper on the Lebanese-Palestinian relations (1982 – 2008) – A Palestinian perspective  Download File

Labor

Research paper on the Labor Law and the Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Download File