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

While the war in Syria appears to be frozen, the struggle of the global Syrian refugee community has not ceased.

Against the backdrop of four different country-specific contexts, this report examines the asylum and integration experiences of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Turkey, Germany and the U.S., shedding light on their challenges as well as societal and economic contributions.

Houssam Saleh

Shattered ground and shattered politics

A devastating earthquake struck Syria on February 6th. While thousands have lost their lives, political opportunism reigned supreme.

The developments that took place in Syria since the earthquake serve as a sad example how political motives frequently prevail over humanitarian ones. Especially the Assad regime has used the disaster to make political gains and strengthen its diplomatic channels.

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.

Municipal Challenges and Solutions for Local Development

A recommendation paper covering potential solutions to the challenges the municipalities are facing.

Lebanon’s Non-Governmental Organizations’ Needs Assessment

by: Imad Salamey

In order to contribute to the national debate on food security and livelihood, the National Human Security Forum (NHSF), Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), and Lebanese Organization for Studies and Training (LOST) conducted an assessment of situation of Lebanese NGOs active in this field.

Academia Generated Industrial Innovation in Lebanon

Gap Analysis and Recommendations

A study conducted by IRALEB in collaboration with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Lebanon Office.