Lebanon’s Quest for Justice: The State of the Investigation into the Beirut Port Explosion

Taking a closer look at Lebanon's struggle for justice: Where does the port blast investigation stand stand after more than two years?

Special Report: Education

How does the breakdown of education as a public good impact Lebanon's future generations?

A special report published by Executive Magazine for Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Lebanon Office.

Special Report: Healthcare

How is Lebanon's healthcare system doing and what options exist to increase its functionality?

A special report published by Executive Magazine for Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Lebanon Office.

Sam Dagher

The New Syrian Diaspora: From Basic Survival Struggles to Aspirations of Success and Integration

Against the backdrop of four different country-specific contexts, this report examines the asylum and integration experiences of Syrian refugees.

Through collecting a wealth of personal accounts of Syrians in Lebanon, Turkey, Germany and the U.S, this report sheds light on their difficulties and challenges as well as their contributions to those countries’ societies and economies.

Advancing Nature Reserve Governance

A Policy Roadmap for Lebanon's Sustainable Future

This document aims to evaluate and enhance the legal framework, community interaction, and governance structure within Lebanon's nature reserves. It provides a thorough roadmap for ensuring a sustainable future for Lebanon while protecting the country's priceless natural resources by outlining existing concerns and offering focused policy solutions. This policy report is based on a comparative examination of global best practices and incorporates insightful comments from numerous parties involved in the management of nature reserves.

Houssam Saleh

Zerstörtes Land, zerrüttete Politik

Am 6. Februar erschütterte ein schweres Erdbeben den Norden Syriens. Während Tausende ihr Leben verloren, schlägt in Syrien die Stunde der Opportunisten.

Die politischen Entwicklungen im Nachgang des Erdbebens in Nordsyrien zeigen auf, wie politischen Zielen Vorrang vor humanitären Notwendigkeiten gewährt wird. Besonders dem Assad-Regime gelang es, politisches Kapital aus der Katastrophe zu schlagen und seine diplomatischen Beziehungen zu stärken.

Women on Board

FINAL REPORT October till December 2022

A report conducted by The Lebanese League for Women in Business and supported by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung aiming to help advocate for the right of women to be in leadership positions and push for 30% of women on board of companies in 2030.

Sam Dagher

Syrian-Turkish Rapprochement

In light of recent steps towards rapprochement between Turkey and Syria after more than a decade of animosity, this study explores the consequences and questions related to the normalization of ties between the two countries. What repercussions might a rapprochement have for Syrian citizens, refugees and internally displaced as well as concerned non-state actors and foreign players? And how will it impact the overall humanitarian, economic and political situation in Syria?

Decentralization in the context of the Lebanese stratagem

A Calamity or an Extrication?

The constitution of Lebanon defines “extensive administrative decentralization” as a change aimed at achieving local development and increasing public engagement. However, decentralization is not a neutral policy process. It has an impact on the distribution of power and resources that are impacted by political interests, especially in Lebanon's sectarian political context.

The Good Governance Book

A three-year policy recapitulation for the Good Governance Forum. It includes policy reviews for nine policy papers prepared based on round table discussions organized under the framework of the Good Governance Forum.