Publications

2023: Leaders for Justice

Call for the first Crew of the Leadership Program for Junior Jurists

The Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) proudly announces the launch of the first edition of its Leaders for Justice program.

2022 Projects Recap

A video that summarizes most of the events done during the year 2022.

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa screened its events' video recap of the year 2022 at the Hilton Habtoor Beirut in the presence of partners, experts, scholars and other member of the KAS family.

Data Protection Laws in Northern Africa- Regulatory Approaches, Key Principles, Selected Instruments

by Dr. Patricia Boshe and Prof. Dr. Moritz Hennemann

Analyzing the current status and developments of data protection regulations in seven North African countries.

Your legal traineeship in Lebanon, a country in crisis? Yes, especially right now!

by Maximilian Lüderwaldt

Our legal trainee reports about his time at the KAS Rule of Law Programme in Beirut.

The Inter-University Programme on International Criminal Law and Procedure

The Inter-University Programme on International Criminal Law and Procedure was launched in 2011 in Lebanon by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)

With more than eleven universities engaged, this Inter-University Programme (IUP) is the largest course for law students in the MENA region. Thus, the KAS alongside the International Center for Human Sciences (CISH) in addition to the T.M.C. Asser Instituut (Asser Institute), the International & Transitional Justice Resource Center (ITJRC) and the IUSTICOM decided to back this programme and to make it happen in its 11th edition.

The Verfassungsblog in Beirut!

10 - 13th of August

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa (KAS MENA) hosted Mr. Maximilian Steinbeis, the founder and editor in chief of the “Verfassungsblog”, a renowned German Constitutional Law blog in Beirut, Lebanon, for a couple of days. During his stay, Mr. Steinbeis conducted key meetings and interviews and rounded up his stay as a panelist at our "Digitization and Future of Law" event.

Challenges Hindering the Progress of the Judicial System in Kurdistan

In cooperation with the Kurdistan Center for International Law

The Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), in cooperation with the Kurdistan Center for International Law (KCIL), has put together a descriptive-analytical research to examine the judicial system of the Kurdistan Region.

A Comparative Analysis of the Draft Constitutions of Tunisia 2022: Zero-Sum Games

by Siraj Khan, LL.M

Today, on the 25th of July 2022, Tunisians are voting in a referendum to decide on whether to adopt a new constitution President Kais Saied published on the 30th of June. If adopted, the new constitution will change the country from its current hybrid parliamentary democracy to one giving the president extensive powers. What will a ‘yes’ vote of the Tunisian people mean, effectively? Siraj Khan’s comparative assessment of the current (2014) Constitution, the NCC’s draft constitution and President Saied’s draft constitutions provides some indications on that question.

Rule of Law implications of the Tunisian Referendum on a new constitution

by Valeska Heldt

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Rule of Law Programme MENA has compiled a series of resources related to the Tunisian Referendum on a new constitution.

Caretaker Government from constitutional obligation to political arbitrariness

In partnership with Legal Agenda

This study examines the legal and procedural framework of caretaking governments in Lebanon.