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Germany and Lebanon

A REVIEW OF BILATERAL TIES, SHARED INTERESTS AND COMMON VALUES

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…

Country Reports | January 29, 2018

Visit to His Beatitude Maronite Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi

On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, His Beatitude the Patriarch Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi and His Excellency the Patriarchal Vicar Archbishop Paul Sayah received at Bkerki the representative of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Lebanon Dr. Malte Gaier, the foundation representative for interreligious dialogue Dr. Otmar Oehring and the program manager for the Lebanon office Mr. Khalil Toubia in a visit to discuss the situation of Christians in the Middle East and in Lebanon. more…

Event Reports | January 19, 2018

Workshop for municipal councils of the Nabatiyye region

On the 18th and 19th of December 2017, the Observatory for Public Administration and Good Governance of Saint-Joseph-University Beirut, in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, organized a workshop to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of local administrations for municipal council presidents and municipal council members of the Nabatiyye region. more…

Event Reports | December 21, 2017

Expert meeting on the new electoral law of 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…

Event Reports | December 14, 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…

Event Reports | December 10, 2017