28.01.2019News

Dr. Christoph Hoffmann (FDP) on the Arab Region Parliamentary Forum and Lebanon

Dr. Christoph Hoffmann, Development Policy Spokesman of the FDP parliamentary group visited Lebanon last week. He attended the Arab Region Parliamentary Forum of the IPU Parliament on the Agenda 2030...

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Dr. Christoph Hoffmann FDP
28.01.2019Analysis

Can Beirut become a major tech hub in the MENA region?

A strong tech sector is a key pillar to transform the Lebanese economy Lebanon is one of the most indebted countries in the world and is suffering from a major economic crisis, partly due to the fact...

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Beirut Digital District
14.11.2018Opinion

“We don’t support anyone - we just want some peace”

I am the allegory of what people would call a stereotypical German. Blonde, blue eyed, I enjoy drinking beer and eating pretzels. What I know about Syria used to be limited to what I hear about the...

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Group Picture
11.09.2018Analysis

Freedom or Fear: Voices from Idlib

While the international attention was directed towards the results of the Tehran Summit that was held last Friday between Russia, Iran and Turkey, the citizens of Idlib took the streets to express...

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Streets of Idlib
11.09.2018Opinion

Transcript of M.D.'s eyewitness Account from Syria

M.D. from Idlib Sept 9th 2018; Transcript translated to English To Idlib and the city’s situation since the beginning of the revolution. As we know, Turkey is our neighbouring country and Idlib is...

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Streets of Idlib
09.08.2018Opinion

Michael Cerbin Experience at FNF Beirut

Who are you? (Where do you come from and why did you look for an internship with FNF Beirut? My name is Michael Cerbin and I come from a town outside Detroit in Michigan in the United States. I came...

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internship FNF Lebanon Experience
18.06.2018Opinion

Henrietta Dörries Experience at FNF Beirut

Who are you? (Where do you come from and why did you look for an internship with FNF Beirut?) My name is Henrietta Dörries. I am completing my Master’s degree in Politics and Economics of the Middle...

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Internship FNF Lebanon Experience
08.05.2018Analysis

Bad meets Evil

During the 24th and 25th of April, the second Brussels Conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the region” took place. Where is Syria in year eight of the War? Which perspectives exist for...

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Syria, Douma - Life goes on
10.04.2018Opinion

Philip Alexander Müller Experience at FNF Beirut

Who are you? (Where do you come from and why did you look for an internship with FNF Beirut?) I am Philip Alexander Müller. My home city is the former German capital Bonn. Shortly after completing my...

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Internship FNF Lebanon Experience
28.03.2018Analysis

Change Around the Corner ahead of Elections in Lebanon

"Rien ne va plus" - nothing works! For the first time in nine years, candidates for Parliamentary elections submitted their final lists yesterday. But this year's date, May 6th, is a special one. For...

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