Friday & Saturday, 9/10th December; Lancaster Plaza, Beirut

Coming Up: The Rule of Law FORUM

When you think of Justice, what's your vision? Do you want to talk about it? We think we should. Always. So let's do so, together. Join us at the upcoming Rule of Law FORUM!
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Heads of the Arab and European Supreme Judicial Councils

The Judiciary - The Most Prominent Challenges and Ways to Address Them

Under the patronage of H.E. the Lebanese Prime Minister and H.E. the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, a two-day workshop was held in Beirut, Lebanon, 10th/11th Nov.
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Study by Dr. Patricia Boshe and Prof. Dr. Moritz Hennemann

Presentation of Study in Tunis: "Data Protection Laws in Northern Africa"

This study provides a detailed overview of the data protection regulations in 7 North African countries. It was presented in Tunis on the 28th October 2022 during a panel debate.
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With the Observatory of Public Service & Good Govern. at USJ

Legal framework of the Lebanese renewable energy sector and its good governance

On Tuesday the 4th of October 2022, a one day workshop for a new energy sector structure in Lebanon.
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In collaboration with CISH - UNESCO

Environmental Law, what does the future hold for us? Perspectives from the Arab States Region

September 21st, 2022, a regional workshop discussing the environmental laws in the Arab states region.
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Young women's workshop with Plan International in Jordan.

Workshop: “Girls and Young Women Empowerment in the MENA Region"

KAS and Plan International Jordan partnered to train 20 girls, young women, as well as youth/young women-led organizations on advocacy and lobbying skills.

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to the Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. This program intends to contribute to the promotion of the rule of law in the region. The rule of law is a prerequisite for stable democracy and sustainable social and economic development. We hope we can work together to make this a reality.

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Media library

A Closer Look: The New Tunisian Draft Constitution
A Closer Look: The New Tunisian Draft Constitution
On the 25th July 2022 Tunisia will be voting on a new draft constitution. What can we expect? We asked the experts: Prof. Salsabil Klibi, Saïd Bernabia and Dr. Malte Gaier.
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Rule of Law Rules Podcast
#12: Ivan Rašić on Legal Technology in Southeast Europe
Rašić works at “Start it smart”, the biggest entrepreneurship club in Bulgaria. Their goal is to spread the entrepreneurship culture and way of thinking among the young people.
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#11: Hannah Lim on Legal Technology in South East Asia
As Head of Rule of Law and Emerging Markets at LexisNexis in Singapore, Hannah identifies areas where LexisNexis can, leveraging on technology, support the rule of law.
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#10: Dr. Rene Fernando Urueña on Legal Technology in Latin America
Rene Fernando Urueña is a lawyer and an Associate Professor at the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. He is a specialist in Public International Law and in economics.
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#9: Odunoluwa Longe on Legal Technology in Africa
Odunoluwa is the head of “HiiL Innovation Hub Head” for West Africa and she founded DIYlaw, an award-winning and leading legal technology start up in Africa
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"The Constitution For All", hosted by Dr. Marie Ghantous
Live Show: "The Constitution For All", hosted by Dr. Marie Ghantous
We are proud to present our live show: "The Constitution For All", hosted by Dr. Marie Ghantous; streamed live on FB & YouTube every Tuesday, from Sept. 7th 2021 onwards.
Rule of Law Rules Podcast
#8: Nico Kuhlmann on Legal Technology in Europe
Nico advises technology companies in disputes with a focus on intellectual property law. We speak with him about legal technology and the access to justice in Europe.
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Rule of Law Rules Podcast
#7: Suzanna Kalendzhian on Legal Technology in the Middle East
Suzanna is Co-founder and CEO of Legal Advice Middle East, a company, that helps people to get online access to justice.
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Collaboration with Arab Association for Constitutional Law
Journal of Constitutional Law in the Middle East and North Africa
The JCL-MENA is a venue for scholarly analysis on issues related to constitutions and constitutional law throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
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In collaboration with the University of Saint-Joseph (USJ)
Symposium: "The Right of Access to Information Law: A step toward Good Governance"
On 8th July 2021, the Rule of Law Program organized a public hybrid debate. It was streamed live over zoom, so that the public could take part. You can rewatch it here!
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"When everybody else thinks it's the end, that's when we really have to begin"

Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of Germany, 1949 - 1963

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