The Embassy will be closed on May 1st.
In an emergency (no visa-matters, no appointments for visas) you can contact the emergency telephone number. Please note that arabic is not spoken at this number.
The Embassy will be operating again as usual from Mai 2nd.
Ambassador Huth talks at Dar al-Fatwa on Role of Religious Institutions
On 18 April, Ambassador Martin Huth spoke at the opening of the joint conference of Dar al-Fatwa and the German Berghoff Foundation on the Role of Religious Institutions in Peace and Dialogue.
Interior Minister of Bavaria Joachim Herrmann visited Lebanon
The Interior Minister of Bavaria Joachim Herrmann (Christian Social Union) came to Lebanon from 10 - 12 April for political talks with Interior Minister Machnouk and Social Minister Bou Assi. He also visited the vocational training school in Bar Elias for Lebanese and Syrian adolescents, financed by Bavaria.
On Mach 29, the Embassy gave a presentation on Germany's job market at the American University of Beirut (AUB).
The first Start Up Energy Transition Award will be presented in Berlin. The 18 finalists include five startups from Germany.
Startup enterprises in six categories will be receiving awards for the first time during the summit conference Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue. Applications included more than 500 startup companies from 66 countries. Now 18 startups from eleven countries, including five from Germany, are on the shortlist.
Ambassador Martin Huth at presentation of awards on the occasion of International Women's Day
Ambassador Martin Huth and his wife Anahid Hanounik-Huth attended the presentation of awards to four women, namely May Makhzoumi, Adra Ekmeji, Cynthia Sarkis and May Menassa by the Haigazian University on the occasion of International Women's Day on 8 March.
On 24th February Ambassador Martin Huth opened the concert of the German mezzo-soprano Béela Müller together with the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Harout Fazlian.
Ambassador Martin Huth and the head of the German Federal Police Project Office, Dirk Kattlun, welcomed executives of General Security, the Lebanese Armed Forces, the Internal Security Force and representatives of almost all international donors working on Lebanon’s border security to an official ceremony on 25 January for the handing over of technical equipment to the General Security.
On the successful formation of the government in Lebanon, the Speaker of the Federal Foreign Office gave the following statement on behalf of the Federal Government on 19 Dec:
Following the Conference “Supporting Syria and the Region” in February, the German Government has substantially increased its assistance to vulnerable populations in Lebanon to almost 400 million USD in 2016. These funds are used for food assistance, education, support to host communities and wider humanitarian support, making Germany the largest bilateral provider of assistance for Lebanon.
Joint statement of the International Support Group for Lebanon
The members of the International Support Group for Lebanon (ISG), among them Germany, encourage all parties to arrive at an early compromise, which would present an appropriate electoral framework for Lebanon. The timely conduct of peaceful and transparent parliamentary elections are an important step to preserve Lebanon’s democratic tradition, and to meet the aspirations of the Lebanese people.
Statement of the International Support Group for Lebanon [pdf, 289.22k]
On 19 October, Embassy representatives visited a humanitarian aid project in the Bekaa valley which is being funded by the Federal Foreign Office and taken care of by Diakonie in collaboration with local partners.
Due to the very high demand we are currently experiencing a difficult situation in booking appointments to submit visa applications at the Embassy.
The Chargé d’ Affaires a. i. of the German Embassy, Mr. Carsten Meyer-Wiefhausen, is pleased to inform that of the USD 675 million pledged at the London Syria conference in early February,
Refugee crisis - what German foreign policy is doing
Never since the end of World War II there were so many refugees worldwide like today. The German Foreign policy is thus taking action in various fields to improve the current situation.
The Double Degree MA Program is a joint project of the Chair of History of West Asia of the University of Erfurt/Germany and the Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik (USEK) as well as Université Saint-Joseph (USJ), Beirut.
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