Conflict Resolution Training for the Lebanese Armed Forces // From the 1st to the 7th of November 2017, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized a conflict resolution training for officers of various units of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) in cooperation with the LAF’s Department of Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC), carried out by the Lebanese Association for Mediation and Conciliation (LAMAC). Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-11-06:meldung:58150 Policy Paper "Managing religious diversity in democratic systems; a roadmap towards a civil state in Lebanon" // On the 28th of October 2017, the Democratic Renewal Movement and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized an expert panel regarding the policy paper “Managing religious diversity in democratic systems; a roadmap towards a civil state in Lebanon.” Sat, 28 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-10-28:meldung:58088 The federal election of September 24, 2017 Despite severe losses the two Christian democratic parties attained important strategic goals. They remained as the strongest political forces in Germany. There is no winning coalition without them possible and Angela Merkel will be Germany’s next chancellor. The Social democrats lost more than five percentage points and gained 20.5 per cent of the votes. This is the worst result the Social democrats got in an election since the foundation of the Federal Republic. Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-09-29:meldung:57746 1930 - 2017: The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-06-27:meldung:56772 Delegation of female political activists from Lebanon visits Germany // From 6th to 10th of March, a Lebanese study group visited Berlin and Sachsen. The group consisting of female political activists had the chance to gain an insight to the German approach on fostering gender equality. The idea is that the women can serve as multipliers and carry their experiences back to their own Lebanese surroundings and start a reform process within their political parties. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-04-13:meldung:55693 Award by the Constitutional Council of the Lebanese Republic for successful cooperation // The Head of the Rule of Law Program Middle East / North Africa Mr. Peter Rimmele has been honoured for the merits of promoting the rule of law through cooperation with the Lebanese Constitutional Council Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-02-16:meldung:54944 Delegation from Germany: A country between hope and challenge // Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel, former Minister President of Rhineland- Palatinate and Thuringia and Honorary Chairman of Konrad- Adenauer- Stiftung (KAS) and Dr. Gerhard Wahlers, Deputy Secretary- General and Head of the Department of European and International Cooperation of KAS have been on a visit to Lebanon. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-02-10:meldung:54916 Lebanon's Oil and Gas Wealth: Policy Recommendations for Escaping the "Devil's Excrement" Curse // Many argue that developing Lebanon’s oil and gas industry may be the solution to propel the country out of its current economic lethargy. But how valuable are Lebanon’s oil and gas revenues really? This paper addresses four major risks in exploiting the country’s oil and gas wealth and advances several policy recommendations on how best to avoid the curse of “devil’s excrement” which Lebanon could all too easily fall prey to. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200,2016-09-28:meldung:53168 MEDIATION INITIATION TRAINING FOR THE INTERNAL SECURITY FORCES AND THE LEBANESE GENERAL SECURITY // The Lebanese Association for Mediation and Conciliation, in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung is organizing a training seminar on mediation initiation accustomed to the needs of the Internal Security Forces and the Lebanese General Security. Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200,2016-08-08:meldung:52588 THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS IN LEBANON: A DEADLINE FRAUGHT WITH DANGER? // La Maison du Futur in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung will be publishing in 2016 a series of policy papers tackling political, economic and social topics that are of interest for Lebanon and the region. The second policy paper was prepared by Professor Joseph Maila entitled "The Presidential Elections in Lebanon: a Deadline Fraught with Danger?" Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200,2016-08-05:meldung:52574