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July 21, 2016

Young Lebanese participate in a workshop on interfaith dialogue

On July 16 and 17, 2016 a workshop series on conflict resolution techniques has been implemented in the Lebanese town Batroun. The event, which has been organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the Lebanese NGO EDGE, was directed at young, socially engaged men and women aged 20 to 26. more…

July 4, 2016

MP Tobias Zech and delegation of German politicians visit Beqaa Valley

On Tuesday, June 28, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Beirut office and a German delegation composed of visiting politicians undertook a joint tour of the Beqaa Valley, inquiring about the situation of Syrian refugees in this region as well as exchanging views on local politics and decentralization with their Lebanese counterparts. more…

May 16, 2016

CONGRESS

The Sykes-Picot Agreement – A Century Later

On the 20th and 21st of May 2016, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, in partnership with the Maison du Futur, organized a congress on the Sykes-Picot Agreement. One hundred years after the signing of the agreement that defined the political borders of the Middle East, the speakers and participants of the conference reflected on a new order of the region. more…

November 25, 2015

Lage.Bericht//Middle East

At the source of the refugee flows

The civil war in Syria is inhuman and brutal. Lebanon alone, with its only four million inhabitants, has admitted 1.5 million refugees from its neighboring country. The local representatives of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung are working towards keeping Lebanon stable and support its institutions in handling the crisis. The first episode of our new report series “Lage.Bericht“ shows how precarious the situation for the local people is, but that there is still reason for hope. more…

October 28, 2015
cabinet meeting

Discussion about democracy and elections in political parties

In Collaboration with the "Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections" the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation will host a discussion about democracy and elections in political parties in Lebanon, to enhance their pluralism and transparency.

October 28, 2015
Muslim-Christian meeting in Lebanon

Shared living- a threated Lebanese ideal

The Konrad-Adenauer Foundation hosts a seminar in cooperation with Maison du Futur regarding the topic "shared living- a threated Lebanese ideal". In this context concepts for the peaceful coexistence in collaboration,in the light of the refugee crisis and the political discontent of the society will be developed.

July 30, 2015

Conference on "Combating Extremism and Confronting Instability in the Middle East"

The Lebanese Forces Party and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a conference entitled: "Combating Extremism and Confronting Instability in the Middle East” on Wednesday 22 July, 2015, at the Headquarters of the Lebanese Forces in Maarab. more…

May 19, 2015

Conference on ''An Arab Marshall Plan: A Partnership and Cooperation for the Future of the Middle East''

In cooperation with Maison du Futur, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organizes a conference on ‘’An Arab Marshall Plan: A Partnership and Cooperation for the Future of the Middle East’’ on May 30, 2015 at Serail Bikfaya. more…

May 7, 2015

Conference on "The Syrian Refugee Crisis"

In cooperation with the Lebanese American University (LAU), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized a conference on the topic of: The Syrian Refugees - Refugee Politics in Receiving Countries and Impacts on Refugees and Host Societies. In the framework of conference, international experts dealt with not only the economic and social aspects of the crisis, but also with the political issues. They analyzed the handling of the refugee crisis and the impacts of the crisis on the receiving countries. more…

April 22, 2015

Conference on: Citizens on hold – the Syrian Refugee Issue vs. Lebanese Concerns

Hayya Bina and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Beirut organized a conference entitled: "Citizens on hold – the Syrian Refugee Issue vs. Lebanese Concerns". The conference presented the “Citizens on hold” project, which was implemented by KAS Beirut and Hayya Bina. The program aims to address the devastating repercussions of the Syrian refugee crisis and mitigate the rising strife between the Syrian refugee population and the Lebanese host communities. more…