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Transparency and Accountability

On the 18th of November 2016, Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), Maison du Futur (MdF) and Transparency International (TI) conducted a seminar on transparency and accountability. The well attended seminar in Bickfaya, Mount-Lebanon, covered the topic of “Transparency and Accountability” on theoretical and practical levels, drew attention on comparative assessments determining best practices in the context of Lebanon and provided analysis of case studies. more…

Event Reports | November 24, 2016

Mechanisms of legislation and the implementation of international conventions into Lebanese law.

In cooperation with the Lebanese Foundation for Permanent Civil Peace, the KAS Rule of Law Programme organized a workshop on “Mechanisms of legislation and the implementation of international conventions into Lebanese law”. more…

Event Reports | September 29, 2016

Lebanon's Oil and Gas Wealth: Policy Recommendations for Escaping the "Devil's Excrement" Curse

Dr. Nasser Saidi

Many argue that developing Lebanon’s oil and gas industry may be the solution to propel the country out of its current economic lethargy. But how valuable are Lebanon’s oil and gas revenues really? This paper addresses four major risks in exploiting the country’s oil and gas wealth and advances several policy recommendations on how best to avoid the curse of “devil’s excrement” which Lebanon could all too easily fall prey to. more…

September 28, 2016


Interested applicants are invited to fill the application form and submit it by 02 September, 2016. more…

August 2, 2016



La Maison du Futur in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung will be publishing in 2016 a series of policy papers tackling political, economic and social topics that are of interest for Lebanon and the region. The second policy paper was prepared by Professor Joseph Maila entitled "The Presidential Elections in Lebanon: a Deadline Fraught with Danger?" more…

August 1, 2016