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Lebanese Elections

Underhanded strategies to gain an edge and clientelism as a strategy to garner votes

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Lebanese Centre for Policy Studies (LCPS) published two policy paper authored by Sami Atallah and Zeina El-Helou, called “Lebanese Elections: Underhanded strategies to gain an edge” and “Lebanese elections: Clientelism as a strategy to garner votes”. On the 6th of May 2018 Lebanese civil society voted in the parliamentary elections, after the previous parliament extended its term three times since 2013. Both studies take a look at the methods used by parties and candidates to obtain votes. more…

May 28, 2018

Politics of Coincidence: the Harak Confronts its "Peoples"

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the American University of Beirut, Issam Fares Institute, published a study together under the title: “Politics of Coincidence: the Harak Confronts its ‘Peoples’”, authored by Carole Kerbage. The paper seeks to analyze the dynamics of demonstration in relation to the various social groups involved during the waste crisis in summer 2015. more…

May 4, 2018

The Challenge of the Youth in Lebanon: From Crisis to Opportunity

The policy paper number 17 between the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Maison du Futur, “The Challenge of the Youth in Lebanon: From Crisis to Opportunity”, is authored by Makram Rabah and Jean-Pierre Katrib. The study emphasizes the challenges of the Lebanese youth and discusses their role in the upcoming elections. more…

May 2, 2018

Head out of the Sand

Refugees Management and Return Policies

On the 30th of April 2018 at the Saint Joseph University in Beirut a conference was held on the current situation of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon. It was hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and the Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS). more…

Event Reports | May 2, 2018

Lebanon and the Syrian Exodus: Towards a Looming Opportunity

The policy paper number 9 between the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Maison du Futur, “Lebanon and the Syrian Exodus: Towards a Looming Opportunity”, is authored by Ziad El Sayegh. The study analyzes Lebanon’s response to the Syrian refugees in the country and gives recommendation for future policies. more…

May 1, 2018