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Biography of the Ambassador




Since 18 July 2013, Dr. Mustapha Adib has been the Ambassador of the Lebanese Republic to the Federal Republic of Germany.

With a PhD in Law and Political Science, Dr. Adib began his career as a teacher of Public International Law, Constitutional Law, Geopolitics, and International Relations at various universities in Lebanon and France.

In 2000, he started teaching at Beirut War College and, since 2010, has been Full Professor at the Lebanese University.

Dr. Adib has engaged in extensive academic research and expert work in the areas of both Human and State Security, Parliamentary oversight of the Security Sector, Decentralization and Local Democracy, and Electoral laws.

Having become the President of the Center for Middle-Eastern Strategic Studies (CESMO) in 2004, he has conducted several studies, among others, with the United Nations, the Geneva Center for the Civilian Control of Armed Forces and UNDP, as well as with many universities. He is also the author of several books and reports on the above-mentioned topics, including the “Middle-East and Western Asia” chapter of the “World Report on the State of Decentralization and Local Democracy”, led by the UCGL and Paris I – La Sorbonne University.

He is the President of the Lebanese Association for International Law (ALDI) and of the Lebanese Political Science Association and a member of the Association of French University Graduates, of the Arab Political Science Association, of the International Constitutional Law Association, and of the Observatory for Permanent Civil Peace.

From 2000 to 2004, he served as advisor to H.E. Najib Mikati, then Minister of Public Works and Transportation and remained his advisor to the date.  In the years of 2005 and 2006, he represented H.E. Prime Minister Najib Mikati before the Special Committee in charge of devising the new electoral law. In 2011, Prime Minister Najib Mikati appointed him as his Chief of Cabinet.

Dr. Adib's personal activities include being the Director of the Azm Cultural Center and a member of the Board of the Azm & Saadé Association, a charity providing healthcare, education and social services to the underprivileged in Lebanon.

Dr. Mustapha Adib is married to Flavia d’Amato and has five children.


Local Time in Lebanon: 20:05

Capital: Beirut

Calling Code: +961

Currency: Lebanese Pound (L.L.)



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