From January to September 2022, the number of people who left Lebanon for Europe has increased by 70 percent compared to the same period last year. Pictured: Rubber boat arrives at the Greek island of Lesbos. Photo: Penelope Schulman. Source: Flickr.
Of: Amanda Rossling
Widespread poverty, lack of sanitation and substandard health care are some examples of the deteriorating situation in Lebanon. More and more people want to leave the country, and last September at least 94 people died when a boat with refugees crashed in the Mediterranean.
November 10, 2022, News
Of: Rine Mansouri
Nearly half of Lebanon's population lives in poverty, according to the UN. Following the explosions in the Lebanese capital Beirut, protests against the current and previous regime, the country is in a severe economic and political crisis affecting millions of people.
October 12, 2020, News
Of: The Chancellery
The Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg has created a huge global movement of activists. But her movement is not the only one right now. Meet activists fighting for democracy in Lebanon, for sexual rights in Mexico and for the influence of women in India.
February 4, 2020, News
Of: Maddie Maxwell Hart
The Syrian refugees in Lebanon must be included in the development agenda and not just helped with humanitarian efforts. Peace and integration are a prerequisite for long-term development, writes Maddi Maxwell Hart from a Lebanese youth organization.
January 20, 2016, Debate