Monday 4 February 2013 (6:00 - 7:30 pm - Open to all)
Rabih will present the various electoral laws proposed for the coming elections. He will evaluate the extent to which the current laws and the breakdown of constituencies comply with international standards or to the side of other reforms that propose the setup of an independent body to organize the elections including voting by non-resident Lebanese, those with speed needs and addressing the female quota.
Rabih El Chaer was awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest award granted by the Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities. He was selected by the French Foreign Ministry for the 2010 "Personnalités d’avenir" program recognizing future potential international leaders.
Rabih holds a certificate in Leadership from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard in 2012. He was also the Stanford summer fellow on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law in 2007; the China’s Ministry of Commerce fellow on National Development Strategies in a Globalizing World in 2007; and the British Chevening Fellow on Economic governance and reform in 2008. El Chaer is a graduate of the National French School of Public Management, Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and holds two French Master Degrees in Human Rights and Public Law.