Events

Forum

Urban Inequalities and Poverty in Lebanon

What can be learned from the Social Market Economy?

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs is hosting in Partnership with Konrad Adenauer Foundation an event on Urban Inequalities and Poverty in Lebanon on October 22.

Workshop

Mediation Initiation Training for the Internal Security Forces (ISF) Part II

For the second time the Lebanese Association for Mediation and Conciliation (LAMAC), in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung is organizing a training seminar on mediation initiation accustomed to the needs of the Internal Security Forces (ISF).

Event

10 Junior German Journalists Visiting Lebanon

The German journalists will visit different regions and areas throughout Lebanon, get acquainted with local journalists, political figures and civil society organizations, in addition to their participation to an interactive workshop for journalists.

Expert conference

Combatting Extremism and Confronting Instability in the Middle East

In cooperation with the Lebanese Forces Party, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organizes a conference on "Combatting Extremism and Confronting Instability in the Middle East"on May 22, 2015 at 11 am, at Maarab.

Workshop

Mediation Initiation Training for the Internal Security Forces (ISF)

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

Expert conference

Conference on ''An Arab Marshall Plan: A Partnership and Cooperation for the Future of the Middle East''

Eine Partnerschaft und Kooperation für die Zukunft des Nahen Ostens

In cooperation with Maison du Futur, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organizes a conference on ‘’An Arab Marshall Plan: A Partnership and Cooperation for the Future of the Middle East’’ on May 30, 2015 at Serail Bikfaya.

Exhibition

Exhibition of "Syrian Young Photo-Voices from Exile"

Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts (ARCPA)/ AL-JANA and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung have the pleasure to invite you to the exhibition of "Syrian Young Photo-Voices from Exile" on May 8, 2015, at Beit el Fann in Tripoli.

Event

Movie Screening of “Three Quarters”

Documentary on the Challenges faced by Syrian Working Women in Lebanon

Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts (ARCPA)/AL-JANA and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung have the pleasure to invite you to the movie screening of “Three Quarters”, on April 30, in Metro Al-Medina Theatre, Hamra.

Congress

Conference on "Citizens on hold – the Syrian Refugee Issue vs. Lebanese Concerns"

Hayya Bina and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung are planning to hold a conference entitled “Citizens on hold – the Syrian Refugee Issue vs. Lebanese Concerns”, on April 18, 2015, at Crown Plaza Hotel, Beirut.

Expert conference

Conference on "The Syrian Refugee Crisis"

Refugee politics in receiving countries and impacts on refugees and host societies

In cooperation with the Lebanese American University (LAU), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is organizing a conference on the topic of: The Syrian Refugees - Refugee Politics in Receiving Countries and Impacts on Refugees and Host Societies.

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.