Results for Category: The Role of Governments (Middle East)
This article is about Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon. The article investigates the treatment of Palestinian refugees by comparing the experience in Lebanon and Jordan, and subsequently uses this as a baseline for an analysis of the influx of Syrian refugees following the Syrian civil war. It raises the importance of labour rights as a tool for economic integration which has positive externalities regarding the welfare of refugees and overall economic performance.
The MYU sprang out of injustice and discrimination against the Coptic minority, and was created with the long-term goal of creating a civil state that will respect the rights of all minorities. In over five years of existence, it has been successful in raising awareness among the Copts about their rights and through this their violation, increasing Coptic political participation, and functioning as a pressure group for the adoption of laws in the constitution.
This research aims at fostering the reflection of the degree of legal alignment between the traditions of the European Union and Lebanon, partner state of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) and Member State of the Union for the Mediterranean. It purports to examine how recent legislative changes have occurred in Lebanon.