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Developing the Organization of Administrative Judiciary in Lebanon

Concepts and Options

On 14th September 2018 the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s Rule of Law Programme Middle East / North Africa, in cooperation with Legal Agenda, held a workshop concerning "Concepts and Options to Develop the Organization of Administrative Judiciary in Lebanon".

Judicial Training in the MENA Region

Curricula and Teaching Methods

From 26 to 27 September, 2018, leaders of judicial training institutes from the MENA region and Europe gathered in Beirut to exchange experiences and best practices on the organization and methods of judicial training. During the two-day workshop organized by the Rule of Law Programme Middle East / North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in cooperation with the Institute of Judicial Studies of Lebanon and the Lebanese Foundation for Permanent Civil Peace (LFPCP) the participants focused on key aspects of judicial training such as training schemes, practical training and the organization of judicial training institutes.

Dynamics of Judicial Independence

Undue influence on the judiciary and how to protect judges against it

On September 12, 2018 the Rule of Law Program Middle East / North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, in cooperation with Maison du Futur, organized a workshop titled “Dynamics of Judicial Independence: Undue influence on the judiciary and how to protect judges against it - A Comparative Regional and International Perspective.” Judges and legal experts gathered to examine different mechanisms adopted by judicial entities to protect the individual judge against undue influence and pressure.

Constitutional Review of Elections and Electoral Disputes in the MENA Region

Mapping Consitutional Control in the MENA Region (Part 4)

On April 10th and 11th, 2018 the Rule of Law Program Middle East / North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized a workshop titled “Constitutional Review of Elections and Electoral Disputes in the MENA Region” as part of a series of in-depth expert-meetings on constitutional control in the MENA region. Under the auspices of the Constitutional Court of Kuwait, judges and legal experts from more than seven countries gathered to examine existing procedures for the review of elections and electoral disputes, their application and effects.

Constitutional Review Procedures for the Protection of Fundamental Rights

Mapping Constitutional Control in the MENA Region (Part 3)

On March 12th and 13th, 2018 the Rule of Law Program Middle East / North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized an expert meeting titled “Constitutional Review Procedures for the Protection of Fundamental Rights - Recent changes, challenges and reform trends.”

Procedures for the Protection of Fundamental Rights

Challenges and Trends - Comparative Arab and International Perspectives

From 22 to 23 March, 2018, the Rule of Law Programme Middle East / North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized in cooperation with the Constitutional Council of Lebanon a workshop on “Procedures for the Protection of Fundamental Rights: Challenges and Trends - Comparative Arab and International Perspectives”. On this occasion, constitutional judges and legal experts from the MENA region gathered in Beirut to provide a comparative analysis on the development, challenges and effectiveness of constitutional review procedures in selected countries of the MENA region.

Constitutional Dialogue on the topic "Citizen Fundamental Rights"

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, the “Lebanese Constitutional Dialogue“ hosted the third panel discussion, this time on issues of the protection of fundamental rights, at the premises of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Beirut. Theory and reality of the Lebanese Constitution, its relevance to the rule of law and the individual citizen – these are cross-cutting points of reference for the topics chosen by the participants to be discussed together with of experts in the field.

Award by the Constitutional Council of the Lebanese Republic for successful cooperation

The Head of the Rule of Law Program Middle East / North Africa Mr. Peter Rimmele has been honoured for the merits of promoting the rule of law through cooperation with the Lebanese Constitutional Council

The Principle of Subsidiarity in the Satute of the Arab Court for Human Rights

Workshop

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation's Rule of law Program for the Middle East/North Africa organized with the Lebanese Center for International Studies and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of the Notre Dame University a two-day workshop on the Principle of Subsidiarity in the Statute of the Arab Court for Human Rights. The two-day workshop was addressed to Human Rights legal experts and analyzed the interpretation of Article 18 of the Statute of the Arab Court for Human Rights in the light of the jurisprudence and case law of existing international courts and bodies.

International Mechanisms for Protecting Human Rights

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Lebanese Bar Association, and the Lebanese Foundation for Permanent Civil Peace held their symposium on "International Mechanisms for protecting human rights and their efficiency" on the occasion of the Human Rights Day, which was celebrated on December 10th last Saturday, as commemoration of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948 by the General Assembly of the United Nations, which was celebrated this year for the 68th time.

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