Local News: A Liberal Look at NGOs in Lebanon
An interesting article by Al-Akhbar, Lebanese Newspaper, taking a look at non-governmental organizations’ presence in Lebanon.
Some interesting facts and figures from the article:
- For every 550 Lebanese citizens, there’s 1 NGO
- Between 2006-2010 hundreds of new NGOs have been registered with a whopping 884 organizations between 2008 and 2009
- Christian religious organizations & associations are not registered with the Ministry of Interior (in accordance to the French Mandate) – these organizations are estimated to be in the hundreds
Posted on June 3, 2011, in International Development, Lebanon, Politics and tagged 2011, beirut, blogsherpa beirut, blogsherpa lebanon, international development, lebanon, News, ngo, non governmental institutions, undp, usaid. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.