The Head Out of the Sand

Refugees Managment & Return Policies

April 30 Monday


April 30, 2018, 2:30-4:30


USJ-Rue Huvelin, Building A, Room 52, Rue Huvelin, Beirut, Lebanon



On the 30th of April 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS) are organizing a roundtable discussing the situation of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon and possible return policies.

Also available in Deutsch

The event will feature the presentation and debate of two policy papers published in cooperation with KAS and MEIRSS: “The Head Out of the Sand - Addressing the legal and practical options” by George Ghali, Human Rights Researcher and “Return of Syrian refugees to their countries: approaches and possibilities” by the MEIRSS team.

Further topics to be discussed will be the outcomes of the Brussels Conference, possible durable solutions for the Syrian refugee crisis, as well as the responses and responsibilities of different actors like host countries and the European Union.


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Contact person

Dr. Malte Gaier

Resident Representative Lebanon | Acting Head of KAS Office Syria/Iraq

Dr. Malte Gaier
Phone +961 1 388 095/6
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ Français,‎ عربي,‎ اردو