The Friedrich Naumann Foundation Beirut Office is focused on Lebanon and it's people. Regional and local turmoil makes the work of the foundation in this country challenging, forcing our office in Beirut to constantly adapt to new social and political changes.In Lebanon, our main objective is to support Lebanese start-ups, civil society organizations and liberal political parties while raising awareness about political education, female empowerement and durable development.
Between the spark of war and the fire of uprising
This article is part of a series of photo-essays for Arab photographers, funded by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and edited by the photographer Muzafar Salman.
Cabriolet Film Festival - EXIST Graffiti Workshop
As part of the launch activities of the 14th edition of Cabriolet Film Festival, we have organized in partnership with Laboratoire d’Art a distinctive workshop with the graffiti artist Exist.
International Academy - Scholarship holders
The International Academy is more than just a study trip. It allows the scholarship holders to participate in the work of the foundation on site and is a tremendous eye-opener for country- and region-specific background knowledge. After a preparatory seminar in Berlin, which introduced them to the history of this wonderful country, the group was to travel to Lebanon at the end of May.
Berlin Visiting Program
BERLIN HERE WE ARE!! We are super excited to share with you, some pictures from our Model Youth Parliament Winners Visiting Program!
Model Good Governance
March has been quite a busy month for our Model Good Governance participants. Two training sessions took place at LAU Beirut and Byblos campuses, whereby students discussed conflict analysis and resolution, corruption, SDGs, and many more topics. The training was then followed by the mock simulation, and a Final Conference during which our delegates simulated the Ministry of Labor, representing local and international NGOs to reform the Kafala system and more!
Once again, we kick off a new round of Twily Gamification, this time in the Metn district!
Model Youth Parliament 2022
For the 6th consecutive year, we are proud to announce the launch, execution and wrap up of our Model Youth Parliament!
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ASEAN-EU ConferencePolitical Dialogue
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