Events

Workshop

Strategic Gender planning for Political parties

The Ministry of State for Women’s Affairs in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation will hold in Beirut on September 28th 2017 a workshop on gender mainstreaming, in cooperation with 24 Lebanese members of political parties.

Expert conference

Conference on the two state solution

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation together with Maison du Futur, the Al Quds Center and the Martens Centre hosted a conference on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the future of the two state solution.

Expert conference

Event Announcement: Conference on the Two-State-Solution

The Two-State Solution and Beyond: Perceptions for the Future of the Palestinian Cause and Possible Settlements

Congress

Two Day Conference on external interventions in the Arab Middle East

A two-day conference about external interventions in the Arab Middle East was held on May 17-18th 2017 by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Maison du Futur in Bikfaya in the presence of regional and international experts.

Discussion

Symposium on collaboration within Lebanese Civil Society

A symposium, entitled "Working together for a better Lebanon" on collaboration between civil society organizations in Lebanon is organized by Sharq for Citizen Development, in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Issam Fares Institute.

Book presentation

Working together for a better Lebanon

Launch of five White Papers

Sharq for Citizen Development and the Lebanon Program of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung have published five white papers that introduce the challenges and the opportunities of civil society organizations and social enterprises in Lebanon.

Event

Youth for Diversity

EDGE for Lebanon and Konrad Adenauer Foundation

EDGE for Lebanon and KAS will hold the closing ceremony for the previous Youth for Diversity Projects and the Event will entail a screening of the Documentary "The Imam and the Pastor" as well as a discussion lead by Mr. Assaad Chaftari.

Workshop

Intra-party democracy and accountability

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation Lebanon will be holding a workshop on intra-party democracy and accountability on Saturday 3, December 2016.

Workshop

Mediation training for General Lebanese Security staff

Starting the 30th of November, KAS organizes in partnership with the Lebanese Association for Mediation and Conciliation (LAMAC), training for General Lebanese Security staff.

Expert talk

The concept of tolerance in human rights and religion

On the 29th of November, the Central Research House (CRH) and KAS organize a roundtable discussion, at the Smallville Hotel, Beirut, revisiting the concept of tolerance in human rights and religion.

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.