Protest and Government Change

#JordanStrikes

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…

Briefing on EU Migration Policy

The EU-Jordan Compact in Practice

In briefings on EU Migration Policy at KAS Headquarters and with the "Junge Gruppe" of CDU/CSU KAS Jordan Office and experts presented a report on the EU-Jordan Compact. The agreement represents a decisive paradigm shift in European development cooperation. more…

German-Jordanian relations in the light of current security challenges

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Jordan Office organized a delegation visit on “German-Jordanian relations in the light of current security challenges,” to Berlin and Brussels with five selected high-ranking security experts from Jordan. more…

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Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Jordan. KAS Jordan Office has been active for more than 30 years aiming at sustainable social, political, and economic development. For further information on our objectives, programs and partners:

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Publications

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…

#JordanStrikes

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…

Country portrait Jordan: Forms of extremism

From an exporter to a target of Islamist fighters?

While Jordan was not a primary target of Islamist terror in the past, relevant jihadist fighters and thinkers come from Jordan, such as Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, former al-Qaeda leader in Iraq, who was killed in 2006 by an American [...] more…

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