International Reports

Between Aspiration and Reality

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created in 2002 as an instrument against atrocities “that have outraged the conscience of mankind”. More than 120 states have joined since then. The global criminal court continues, nonetheless, to struggle for acceptance. Influential stakeholders such as the USA, China and Russia have not joined the agreement to date, while others are already considering withdrawing from it. Now, where does the ICC stand 15 years after its founding? more…

1930 - 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…

Event Announcement

Seminar on Electoral Dispute Resolution

On June 15th the Rule of Law Program Middle East and North Africa will host a seminar concerning electoral dispute resolution in Lebanon. Together with our partner, the Lebanese Foundation for Permanent Civil Peace, we will engage with leading jurists, judges and civil society members in order to assess the current system, and if necessary, discuss ideas for change.



to the Rule of Law Programme Middle East / North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. This Programme intends to contribute to the promotion of the rule of law in the region. Rule of law is a prerequisite for stable democracy and sustainable social and economic development. We hope we can work together to make this a reality.


Previous events

Mar. 22

Protection of citizens’ rights and review by way of exception - Arab and international comparative perspective

Mar. 12 - 13

Constitutional Control in the MENA Region

Constitutional Review Procedures for the Protection of Fundamental Rights

Dec. 18 - 19

Meeting of Arab Parliamentary Secretaries

Dec. 7 - 9

The implementation of international law into national law


Constitutional Dialogue on the topic "Citizen Fundamental Rights"

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, the “Lebanese Constitutional Dialogue“ hosted the third panel discussion, this time on issues of the protection of fundamental rights, at the premises of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Beirut. [...] more…

Anthology "Une Cour constitutionnelle internationale au service du droit démocratique et du droit constitutionnel"

On 16 and 17 June 2015, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized a conference on the topic "Une Cour constitutionnelle internationale au service du droit démocratique et du droit constitutionnel", held at the Faculty of Law [...] more…


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

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