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