The Role of NGOS in North Lebanon: employment opportunities after the Syrian refugee crisis

Yüceer, Verda
The aim of this thesis is to analyze the role of international organizations in creating employment opportunities for Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees living in North Lebanon by providing vocational training under the umbrella of resilience and development projects. In this framework, the current situation of the labour market in North Lebanon, the impact of the refugee crisis on the region and the international organizations’ activities that aim to mitigate the negative impact of the crisis on the local actors and the individuals are analyzed.


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Citation Formats
V. Yüceer, “The Role of NGOS in North Lebanon: employment opportunities after the Syrian refugee crisis,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2018.