Events

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Discussion

Is Lebanon heading towards stagflation?

On the 27th September 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Kataeb Party are organizing a conference titled “Is Lebanon heading towards stagflation?”, bringing together experts and economic stakeholders to discuss the rising fear of stagflation.

Discussion

Lebanon's Stability Between International Resolutions and Regional Tensions

On the 31th of May 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS) & Regional Forum for Consultancy and Studies (RFCS) are organizing a roundtable discussing Lebanon’s stability.

Symposium

Security amidst Dissolution

On the 25th and 26th of May 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Maison du Futur are organizing a conference with the topic: "Security amidst Dissolution”.

Discussion

The Head Out of the Sand

Refugees Managment & Return Policies

On the 30th of April 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS) are organizing a roundtable discussing the situation of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon and possible return policies.

Workshop

Workshop on conflict prevention and mediation training with the Lebanese Army

From 6th until 14th of February 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Lebanese Association for Mediation and Conciliation are organizing an advanced workshop on “Conflict resolution – Mediation advanced Initiation” for Lebanese Army officers.

Workshop

Workshop on the efficiency and effectiveness enhancement of local administrations

On the 18th and 19th of October 2017, the Observatory for Public Service and Good Governance, together with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, is organizing a workshop for presidents and municipality council’s members of the Nabatiyee region.

Expert conference

Expert Meeting on the new electoral law of Lebanon

On the 11th of December 2017 the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Maison de Futur are holding an expert meeting on "The New Electoral Law, Toward What Lebanon?"

Expert conference

Conference on the promotion of social stability and food security in Baalbek

In cooperation with the Women Committee in Baalbek and the Lebanese Organization for Studies and Training (LOST), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is organizing a conference on promoting social stability and food security on the 5th of December 2017.

Discussion

Panel discussion on tax increases

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Lebanese German Business Council (LGBC) are organizing a panel discussion for entrepreneurs on tax increases on the 5th of December 2017.

Expert conference

The Revival of Lebanon's Economy

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Kataeb Party are organizing an open expert meeting on vocational training on the 29th of November 2017.

Strengthening and promoting the electoral awareness among Lebanese youth

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in collaboration with Advanced Democracy for Sustainable Peace (AD 4 Peace) delightfully announce the start of their project “Strengthening and promoting the electoral awareness among Lebanese youth”.

Beirut Debates

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its new debate forum "Beirut Debates". The series aims to provide a platform for debates between representatives from politics, the private sector, academics, activists and civil society. The exchanges will bring together different viewpoints and provide a space to reflect on the challenges and opportunities facing Lebanon and the wider region. Famous in the Middle East for its liberal approach to diversity and free exchange of views, Beirut is a hub of intellectual debate in a region where critical voices struggle to have their voices heard. The first event in this series took place on the 29th of October and revolved around the title "Rethinking Foreign Aid for Lebanon: A Reflection on Lessons Learned, Accountability and Responsibility".

Co-Working offices and post-crisis support for affected freelancers and entrepreneurs

On August 4th, 2020 a catastrophic explosion hit our beloved country Lebanon, gravely damaging Beirut and its surrounding neighborhoods. The massive explosion caused extensive suffering to the people of the city, tremendous damage to its physical and cultural fabric, and dealt a severe blow to multiple economic sectors, hitting the heart of entrepreneurship, freelancers and digital districts. Over 100,000 businesses were closed and thousands of freelancers lost their laptops and office equipment.

Innovation & Think Tank Sessions for a better Lebanon

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in cooperation with I Have Learned academy announced the start of "Innovation & Think Tank Sessions for a better Lebanon" a free online series program on topics related to politics, economics, finance, as well as social.

Rebuild Beirut

How to fight against corruption on repair works?

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in collaboration with the Robert Schuman Institute (RSI) carried out a digital seminar on “Rebuild Beirut: How to fight against corruption on repair works?” on the 13th and 16th of October 2020.

Navigating Entrepreneurship

A project designed to raise awareness on the importance of entrepreneurship in today’s workplace and to equip high school students with the necessary know how

In light of the current crisis, Lebanon needs to build a generation of economically resilient citizens. With the project “Navigating Entrepreneurship”, Rural Entrepreneurs and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung are aiming to contribute to this objective.

Political Dialogue Program on the Current Situation in Lebanon

MdB Marian Wendt

KAS Lebanon Office accompanied the German MP Marian Wendt on his delegation trip from August 16th to 19th. The explosions destroyed large parts of the Lebanese capital and left the entire country in shock and deep sadness. Following the events of 4 August, MP Wendt visited the country in order to assess the situation on the ground and to talk to representatives from aid organisations, state institutions and political groups involved in the crisis response.

COVID-19 National and Local Responsibilities in Lebanon and Germany

On the 26th of June 2020, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung held an online webinar in cooperation with Democracy Reporting International, aiming to address National and Local Responses and Responsibilities in Lebanon and Germany to COVID-19. The panels included German MdB Marian Wendt of the State of Saxony, MP Elias Hankach from Lebanon, Governor of Baalbek-Hermel Bachir Khodr, Landrat of Traunstein Sigfried Walch and Mayor of Bcharre Freddy Keirouz. The panels were moderated by Mrs. Tania Awad Ghorra.

Public Policy Making on the Local Level

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Lebanon Office (KAS) in collaboration with the Robert Schuman Institute (RSI) organized an online training via Zoom on “Public Policy Making on the Local Level” for 26 young politicians from Lebanon. The training took place on 02.06.2020 with and introductory course, followed by 2 workshop sessions on 03.06.2020. The sessions were held by Mr. Razvan Orasanu.

Social Policy in Times of Civil Unrest and Austerity

Lebanon has been suffering of an ever worsening economic crisis for years, mostly affecting the lower income classes. With the country having seen more than three months of nationwide protests, the imminent deadlines relative to the payment of Eurobonds threaten one of the world’s most indebted economies. In partnership with Maison Du Futur (MdF), the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) held an expert workshop entitled “Social Policy in Times of Civil Unrest and Austerity “on the 28th of February 2020.