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May 18, 2015

THE ROLE OF MUNICIPAL COUNCILS IN LOCAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

In April 2015, KAS Jordan Office organized in collaboration with Mossawah Center for Civil Society Development a seminar entitled: "The Role of Municipal Councils in Local Community Development" in Ajloun, Jerash and Amman. 50-60 participants discussed the role of municipalities in local development and studied the participa-tory relationship between municipalities, youth and civil society organizations. more…

May 13, 2015

YOUTH ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT IN LIGHT OF THE SYRIAN REFUGEE INFLUX

The Jordan Office of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) organized in collaboration with Mossawah Center for Civil Society Development a roundtable discussion in Irbid, Ramtha and Zarqa on “Youth Economic Empowerment in Light of the Syrian Refugee Influx”. The two-day event, held in March 2015, brought together representatives from the local community, civil society, activists, journalists and a number of Syrians living in the targeted areas of the private sector. more…

May 10, 2015

Strengthening Small and Medium Enterprises in Jordan

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Jordan Office in cooperation with Jordanian Young Economist Society (JYES) issued a research entitled “Strengthening Small and Medium Enterprises in Jordan”; the research is a result of several workshops with different concerned sectors. The research includes different topics related to the challenges facing the SME sector in addition to a number of recommendations. more…

April 9, 2015

Mobilizing Iraq`s Sunni Tribes

Victory or Defeat against Islamic State

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has expanded its control over areas of northwestern Iraq and northeastern Syria since 2013. more…

February 22, 2015

Christians and the Arab Spring -2

KAS Jordan office in cooperation with AlQuds Center for Political Studies organized a conference entitled Christians & the Arab Spring in which Christian figures from many Arab countries participated.The report enclosed the important discussions and opinions of the participants regarding the challenges Christians face in the aftermath of the Arab Spring, by the end of the conference the participants issued a declaration which included recommendations for the governments and the concerned parties more…

February 4, 2015

THE IMPACT OF SYRIAN ASYLUM ON THE JORDANIAN SOCIETY- BETWEEN REALITY AND FUTURE SOLUTIONS

The Jordan Office of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) organized in collaboration with Mossawah Center for Civil Society Development a panel discussion in Al Mafraq on the impact of Syrian refugees on the Jordanian Society. This panel discussion is one of four other panel discussions which will be held in various governorates of Jordan. more…

February 3, 2015

Project Citizenship

KAS Jordan and Jordanian Center for Civic Education (JCCE) jointly organized an Exhibition on Citizenship for 19 projects done by governmental school students. Students displayed their selected projects on local community problems, based on what they have learned during the year on responsible citizenship and active participation in policies; a list of the projects along with a short description can be read in the report. more…

February 1, 2015

THE IMPACT OF SYRIAN ASYLUM ON THE JORDANIAN SOCIETY- BETWEEN REALITY AND FUTURE SOLUTIONS

The Jordan Office of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) organized in collaboration with Mossawah Center for Civil Society Development a panel discussion in Irbid on the impact of Syrian refugees on the Jordanian Society. This panel discussion is one of four other panel discussions which will be held in various governorates of Jordan. more…

January 29, 2015

Jordan’s Economic Outlook 2015 - Determinants of Economic Reform

On 28 January KAS Jordan Office in cooperation with ISSNAAD Consulting held a workshop with economic experts to discuss a report on “Jordan’s Economic Outlook 2015-Determinants of Economic Reform”. The report was issued by Issnaad Consulting and is one of a series of economic reports that will be issued in the year 2015 in cooperation with KAS. It reviews Jordan`s economic development as well as the regional and global economic development and its challenges. more…

January 15, 2015

ENHANCING YOUTH POLITICAL PARTICIPATION IN JORDAN

The Jordan Office of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) organized in collabora-tion with Mossawah Center for Civil Society Development a roundtable discussion in Al-Mafraq and Al-Zarqa on enhancing youth’s political partici-pation in Jordan. The two-day event, held in December 11 and December 14, 2014, brought together students, young men and women, activists and journalists. more…