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. Theory and reality of the Lebanese Constitution, its relevance to the rule of law and the individual citizen – these are cross-cutting points of reference for the topics chosen by the participants to be discussed together with of experts in the field. more…

Event Reports | February 21, 2018

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 Rabat-Agdal of the University Mohammed V in Rabat, Morocco. The results of this conference have now been published in an anthology. more…

February 14, 2018


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


Interested applicants are invited to fill the application form and submit it by 15 September, 2017. more…

August 30, 2017

Between Aspiration and Reality

15 Years of the International Criminal Court (ICC)

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…

Franziska Rinke, Dr. Arne Wulff, Gisela Elsner, Simon Bruhn, Dra. Marie-Christine Fuchs, Peter Rimmele, Anna Miriam Schütt, Hartmut Rank | International Reports | July 13, 2017