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Heinrich Böll Stiftung / Heinrich Böll Foundation
Regional Office Middle East

Office Address:

Achrafieh, St. Nicolas’ Garden, Selim Boustros Street, Jbeili Building, 4th Floor.


Postal Address:

P. O. Box 175 510, Mar Mikhael, Beirut
Tel.  +961-(0)1-216073 - +961-(0)1-216037
Email: info(a)lb.boell.org
http://lb.boell.org

Press and media enquiries: please contact Dr. Bente Schellerbente.scheller(a)lb.boell.org

Staff:

Dr. Bente Scheller
Director (ext 12)
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Ms. Noor Balbaaki (ext 18)
Program Manager
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Ms. Aline Gemayel
Program Manager
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Nadine Elali
Program Manager
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Ms. Corinne Deek
Finance Coordinator & Program Manager  (ext 16)
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Bastian Neuhauser
Program Assistant 
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Ms. Soha Boutanios (ext 17)
Finance & Administrative Officer
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Ms. Hiba Haidar
Office, PR & Organizational Manager (ext 11)
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Mr. Rachad Chamoun
Webmaster
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Bonn UNFCCC COP 23 – 6 to 17 November 2017

Dossier

The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is taking place from 6 to 17 November 2017 at the headquarters of the UNFCCC Secretariat in Bonn, Germany. The conference will be convened under the Presidency of Fiji.

Delegates from the Heinrich Boell Stiftung Offices worldwide and their partners are represented in the COP 23. The Heinrich Boell Stiftung, MENA Beirut office has supported journalists from the region to travel and report on the conference from Bonn.

The following web-dossier includes media coverage of the Bonn Climate Change Conference from delegates and journalists in English, French and Arabic.

Toward a Global Treaty on Plastic Waste

BERLIN – If there are any geologists in millions of years, they will easily be able to pinpoint the start of the so-called Anthropocene – the geological age during which humans became the dominant influence on our planet’s environment. Wherever they look, they will find clear evidence of its onset, in the form of plastic waste.

The great transition - Alternative paths for a better and climate just future

The final episode of the Heinrich Boell Foundation's Podcast Series „Tipping Point“ on Climate Justice in the Anthropocene is now online: The great transition - Alternative paths for a better and climate just future

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The Middle East Office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation supports the production of short and long feature films and documentaries that explore topics of immediate interest for the Lebanese, Syrian and Iraqi societies. Our key topics are ecology and sustainability, statehood and participation, conflicts and international politics, culture and dialogue.

All films supported by the foundation are available with English subtitles. They can be obtained for public and private screenings as hard copies (DVD/Blu-ray/DCP), as digital files or through streaming access.

For More information, Visit our You Tube Channel

Contact us: info@lb.boell.org

Guidelines For Contributors

Heinrich Boll Foundation Middle East Office welcomes articles to be published on its website www.lb.boell.org. We consider unsolicited original submissions on arts, culture, politics, social and environmental affairs in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq or addressing issues related to the Arab World. Articles should be rigorous written in language accessible to the educated general reader interested in the region. Queries should be directed to info@lb.boell.org

There needs to be a clear concept for the article, pointing out the question the article tries to answer. Articles need to be in line with hbs values and publication ethics. more

IMPORTANT NOTICE!

Heinrich Boll Middle East and North Africa Office, Beirut does not offer scholarships. Please send your applications to the HBS foundation website

Perspectives

Perspectives - Political Analysis and Commentary from the Middle East is a publication series of the Heinrich Böll Stiftung’s offices in Beirut and Ramallah that seeks to provide a platform for presenting analysis and viewpoints of experts from the region.

Perspectives #13 - 'What's stirring? The region's politics dished out'

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Countless combinations of tastes and textures shape the rich culinary landscape of the region. Bridging cultural differences and political rifts, food is a common thread for many in the Arabic speaking world. It is an essential part of a nation’s identity and sophisticated recipes are almost an issue of national pride: although most mouth-watering dishes are often the result of a long history of international migration of ingredients.

Tolerant? That's us

Who tolerates whom? Who is "we" and who are "the others"? How private or public can/must love be lived? A Cinematic Intervention by director Angelina Maccarone and writer Carolin Emcke on equal rights for LGBTI.