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Parliamentary Elections in Lebanon

A long way to a new parliament

The long awaited parliamentary elections in Lebanon will take place in the upcoming months of 2017. The legislative period of the last parliament, elected in 2009, has already passed its regulatory mandate of four years in 2013. Yet, in consideration of the current events in the region and the resulting safety issues, the parliament independently extended its legislative period two times in 2013 and 2014 through a formal juridical revision. The official end of the parliamentary mandate is set for the 20th of June 2017. more…

Country Reports | May 30, 2017

Lebanon and the struggle for power in Middle East

A two-day conference about external interventions in the Arab Middle East was held on May 17-18th 2017 by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Maison du Futur in Bikfaya in the presence of regional and international experts. more…

Event Reports | May 17, 2017

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. more…

Event Reports | April 13, 2017

Award by the Constitutional Council of the Lebanese Republic for successful cooperation

The Resident Representative of the KAS in Lebanon and 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 more…

Event Reports | February 16, 2017

A country between hope and challenge

Prof. Dr. Vogel and Dr. Wahlers visited Lebanon

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. more…

Event Reports | February 8, 2017