MP Thorsten Frei meeting H.E. Ms. Hala Lattouf

Visit of German MP Thorsten Frei

KAS Jordan Office hosted German MP Thorsten Frei, deputy chairman of the CDU Baden-Wuerttemberg and the spokesman for the Subcommittee on Civilian Crisis Prevention, Conflict Management and Integrated Action. During his visit he had meetings with H.E. Mrs. Hala Lattouf, Minister of MoSD, H.E. Dr. Mary Kawar, Minister of MoPIC.

At the dinner reception with German parliamentarians.

Fostering German-Jordanian Relations

The KAS Jordan Office welcomed 6 German parliamentarians from the “Junge Gruppe” of the CDU/CSU to a dinner reception on Saturday. The keynote speech was given by H.E. Basma Ishaqat, President of the National Aid Fund. Jordanian actors from politics and civil society were also in attendance in order to foster German-Jordanian relations.

Protest and Government Change


As a reaction to the amended Income Tax Draft Law that was meant to address the kingdom’s serious debt and fiscal deficit by increasing revenue through taxes the Jordanians began with a nationwide strike. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Hani Mulki had to resign from office. more…



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Previous events

Sep. 21 - 22

Youth Academy IV: Discussing Notions of Citizenship and Tolerance

Aug. 18

Fit for the Future

Journalists' Training on Media and Youth Empowerment

July 27 - 28

Building Advocacy Campaigns in the Field of Economic Policies

July 21 - 22

Policy Development Skills


Jordan and the Jihadist Threat

How Stable is Germany’s Ally in the Middle East?

Jordan is widely considered to be an “anchor of stability” in a crisis-ridden region. That is why Germany is also seeking to extend its strategic partnership, not least noticeable through their relocation of its Bundeswehr [...] more…

EU-Jordan Trade Agreement

Overview and Implementation Status

In February 2016, as the Syria refugee crisis started to peak, the international community held a conference in London to discuss a joint response to the crisis: It heralded a decisive paradigm shift in European development [...] more…


Protests and Government Change in the Hashemite Kingdom

The protests in Jordan that began with a nationwide strike on Wednesday, May 30th, were the largest, most sustained in years, and were supported by a broad base of the population. Thousands of people organised on social media [...] more…

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