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March 2018

by Executive Editors

EDITORIAL

Mother Lebanon

 

LEADERS

More than words
Getting women into Parliament

International women’s day
The long road to equality

 

COVER STORY

Moving into a new world of parliamentary participation
Women’s long rise toward political equality

The countdown to political progress
Women gear up to run in Lebanon’s 2018 parliamentary elections

A community effort
The man putting women first

Making the most of it
A curse or a blessing for women entrepreneurs?

 

ECONOMICS & POLICY

What’s the deal with garbage decentralization?
The Ministry of Environment has a new strategy to reorganize Lebanon’s waste sector

The new PPP law
A turning point for infrastructure investments in Lebanon?

Troubled waters
The Lebanese-Israeli maritime border dispute

A nudge in the right direction
Integrating behavioral science and policymaking

VAT rises from 10 to 11 percent
It’s still the second-lowest rate in the region

The petroleum legislative framework for Lebanon
Now is the time

 

REAL ESTATE 

No stimulus, no problem
The potential silver lining in the restriction of subsidized mortgages

 

ENTREPRENEAURSHIP

A fund manager’s dream
Lebanese state-backed MIC Ventures targets a huge neglected potential

Creating synergies
With better education and governance

 

REAL ESTATE

A lifeline for heritage out of thin air?
New fund aims to invigorate the telco landscape

 

LAST WORD

More women in politics
Gender equality is necessary for more inclusive and stable societies