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February 19, 2018

Conflict Resolution Training for the Lebanese Armed Forces

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized together with Lebanese Association for Mediation and Conciliation (LAMAC) two conflict resolution and mediation trainings (basic and advanced) for 25 officers of various units of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) for ten days under the patronage of the LAF’s Department of Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC). more…

February 12, 2018

Comprehensive Voter's Guide

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and the NGO Advanced Democracy for Sustainable Peace published a booklet about the new electoral law before the upcoming parliamentary elections on May 6th 2018. more…

February 2, 2018

Visiting Federal President reassures German support to Lebanon

During his visit to Lebanon from January 29 to 31, 2018, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has met with his Lebanese counterpart President of the Republic General Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri and several other Lebanese leaders and officials. more…

January 29, 2018

Germany and Lebanon

Today’s three-day visit of German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to the Lebanese Republic marks the first state visit of a German head of state to the country. more…

December 14, 2017

Expert Meeting on the new electoral law in Lebanon

On the 11th of December 2017 the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Maison du Futur organized an expert meeting on "The New Electoral Law, Toward What Lebanon?". At the event, the new electoral law was comprehensively discussed in terms of its opportunities, shortcomings, weaknesses and implications under the direction of Dr. Nawaf Kabbarah. more…

December 11, 2017

Panel discussion on tax increases

On the 5th of December 2017 the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Lebanese German Business Council (LGBC) held a panel discussion on tax increases in Lebanon 2017. The discussion between journalist Adnan al-Hajj and economic expert of the Ministry for Economics and Trade Razi El Hage was moderated by Rita Chamoun of Voix du Liban. more…

November 6, 2017

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). more…

October 28, 2017
Presentation Policy Paper DRM

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.” more…

September 29, 2017

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.

June 27, 2017

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. more…