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The EU’s role and limits in the achievement of a Two-State Solution and the Differentiation Strategy

In an attempt to maintain their legitimacy through International Law compliance, the European Union has continued to support the parameters of the Oslo Agreement and a Two-State Solution. However, by doing so, it has failed to adjust to the changing realities on the ground and half-measures designed to ensure the geopolitical readiness of the East […]

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The Syrian Refugees’ Return to their Homeland: Approaches and Prospects

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS) published together a policy paper,  titled “The Head Out of the Sand – The Syrian Refugees’ Return to their Homeland: Approaches and Prospects”, authored by Dr. Elie El Hindy, Dr. Charbel Al Alam, Maya Succar, and Laura El Chemaly. Lebanon is […]

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ندوة إدارة أزمة اللاجئين وسياسات العودة في اليسوعية هوفلان

Published on: http://nna-leb.gov.lb/ar/show-news/342441/   وطنية – عقدت ندوة اليوم عن “إدارة أزمة اللاجئين السوريين وسياسات العودة”، بدعوة من معهد الشرق الأوسط للبحوث والدراسات الإستراتيجية، ومؤسسة “كونراد أديناور ستيفتونغ”، في جامعة القديس يوسف حرم هوفلان. خوري بداية تحدث رئيس “معهد الشرق الأوسط للبحوث والدراسات الإستراتيجية” ايلي خوري، واعتبر ان مسألة اللاجئين في لبنان “تطرح الكثير من الجدل […]

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Refugee policy the hot topic at roundtable

Published on: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2018/May-01/447536-refugee-policy-the-hot-topic-at-roundtable.ashx   BEIRUT: The failure of the Lebanese government to draft a unified and comprehensive policy for dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis is leading to increased tension between international organizations working with the displaced, a conference on the situation heard Monday. “We have to start searching for potential solutions. We don’t have the […]

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Event Announcement| The Head Out of the Sand: Refugees Management & Return Policies

DATE/TIME April 30, 2018, 2:30-4:30 LOCATION USJ-Rue Huvelin, Building A, Room 52, Rue Huvelin, Beirut, Lebanon On the 30th of April 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS) are organizing a round-table discussing the situation of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon and possible return policies. The event will feature […]

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The Head Out of the Sand – Addressing the Legal and Practical Options for better Management of the Refugee Crisis in Lebanon

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS) published together a policy paper, entitled “The Head Out of the Sand – Addressing the legal and practical options for better Management of the Refugee Crisis in Lebanon”, authored by George Ghali. The study investigates the Syrian refugee situation in Lebanon, […]

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Lebanon Update-April 2018

Post Parliamentarian Elections: LF Isolation? In the recent period, talks began in the political corridors about the post-elections political environment and the formation of the next Lebanese government. This discussion is linked to the relations between the various political forces. Over the past year, the Lebanese Forces (LF) representatives in the Parliament and in the […]

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نهاية الأحلام الكردية: ماذا بعد عفرين؟

تجري رياح المعارك الأخيرة شمال سوريا على ما لا تتمناه سفن القوى والميليشات الكردية. سيطرت تركيا على مدينة عفرين وريفها بعد معارك استمرت لأكثر من شهر تخللها قتال تراجعي للأكراد، وزحف متأني ومتوسط السرعة للجيش التركي والميليشيات السورية المرافقة له. أما اليوم، فتتحضر القوى المهاجِمة لتحقيق المزيد من السيطرة والتوسع، وتسعى إلى تحطيم حلم الأكراد […]

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