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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…

Event Reports | October 28, 2017

Gathering of youngsters from Tripoli, Ersal and Baalbek

On the 21st of October 2017, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized, in partnership with AD4Peace, Safe Side and Utopia, a gathering between 60 young men and women from Tripoli, Ersal and Baalbek to bridge between regions which has been separated by the late events in the respective cities. more…

Event Reports | October 21, 2017

Bundestag election in Germany on 24 September 2017

The results of the 2017 Bundestag election are ambivalent. Both major parties lost support. Of the small parties, FDP and AfD were able to mobilize support, while The Greens and The Left barely experienced notable changes. The CDU/CSU union performed best, thus constituting the largest faction with the mandate to form a government – which was nothing to be taken for granted after 12 years in power. Two options are conceivable politically: a Grand Coalition and a so-called “Jamaica coalition” consisting of the Union, FDP and The Greens, as currently governs in Schleswig-Holstein. more…

Country Reports | October 12, 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. more…

September 29, 2017


The Konrad Adenauer Foundation is recruiting a Program Manager for the Rule of Law Program Middle East & North Africa. DEADLINE: 15.09.2017 more…

September 12, 2017