Events

Workshop

MEDIATION INITIATION TRAINING FOR THE INTERNAL SECURITY FORCES AND THE LEBANESE GENERAL SECURITY

The Lebanese Association for Mediation and Conciliation, in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung is organizing a training seminar on mediation initiation accustomed to the needs of the Internal Security Forces and the Lebanese General Security.

Workshop

Young Lebanese participate in a workshop on interfaith dialogue

On July 16 and 17, 2016 a workshop series on conflict resolution techniques has been implemented in the Lebanese town Batroun.

Event

MP Tobias Zech and delegation of German politicians visit Beqaa Valley

On Tuesday, June 28, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Beirut office and a German delegation composed of visiting politicians undertook a joint tour of the Beqaa Valley.

Expert conference

The Sykes-Picot Agreement – A Century Later

On the 20th and 21st of May 2016, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, in partnership with the Maison du Futur, organized a congress on the Sykes-Picot Agreement.

Expert conference

Protecting Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence

Towards the Enhancement of Minority Rights in the Middle East

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation is organizing in partnership with the Arab Center for Dialogue a conference on "Protecting Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence" on the 29th and the 30th of March 2016 at Crowne Plaza Hamra.

Expert conference

Terrorism and Counterterrorism in the Regional Context

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Lebanon, in partnership with the Lebanese Forces Party is organizing a conference entitled "Terrorism and Counterterrorism in the Regional Context" on March 22,2016 at Maarab.

Expert talk

Experts meeting on the religious discourse and hate speech in the Lebanese media

In cooperation with the Maharat Foundation the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation is holding an experts meeting on the religious discourse and hate speech in the Lebanese media, at 11 am on 30th of November in the Lebanese University Head Office in Mathaf.

Lecture

Promoting Women's Role in Political Participation in Baalbeck

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation organizes a presentation about the promotion of women's role in political participation in Baalbeck, in cooperation with the Lebanese Organization of Studies and training (LOST).

Discussion

Youth Participation in the Political Process in Lebanon and Germany

The Konrad-Adenauer Foundation organizes a speech and discussion about youth participation in the political process in Lebanon and Germany, in cooperation with the NGO Masar and the "Youth Forum for national Youth Policy".

Event

Visit of the CDU faction chairman Mike Mohring and the head of the Middle East/North Africa Team Thomas Birringer

The Konrad-Adenauer Foundation is pleased to welcome the chairman of the CDU faction of the federal state Thuringia and the head of the KAS Middle East and North Africa team Thoams Birringer to Lebanon.

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.