Lecture on Constitutional Gaps in the Lebanese President’s Role and Prerogatives

Science 608, Byblos campus

The Department of Social Sciences, the Institute of Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation, and the International Affairs Club are organizing a lecture on constitutional gaps in the Lebanese President’s role and prerogatives conducted by Attorney at Law Michel Klimos.

Klimos is a lecturer of Law at St. Joseph University and the Lebanese University. Between 1981 and 1982 he was a member of the parliamentary committee for the modernization of Lebanese Laws. In 2004, he was appointed as a legal consultant to the Board of Social Security Service in Lebanon and in 2009 as a member of the Steering Committee for National Dialogue in the Lebanese Presidency. In 2011, he became a member of a presidential committee to prepare a project on decentralization in Lebanon and in 2012 was appointed by the Presidency to become member of a steering committee geared towards the development of the Lebanese Constitution. Klimos is the author of a 2012 book about constitutional gaps in the Lebanese President’s role and prerogatives. The book is written in Arabic.

All are welcome to attend.