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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…

December 21, 2014

PROMOTING KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONCEPTS OF HUMAN RIGHTS

In August and September 2014, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Jordan Office organized six two-day training workshops in cooperation with The Reference for Development and Training Foundation (RDTF) in six different governorates of Jordan to train the youth on human rights. The training sessions took place in Ma’an, Tafila, Karak, Irbid, Ajloun and Mafraq. more…

December 19, 2014

Scenarios for state relationships between the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and a future Palestinian State

On November 20th 2014 the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Jordan Office in cooperation with the Amman Center for Peace and Development organized a workshop where Jordanian and Palestinian experts discussed scenarios for state relationships between the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and a future Palestinian State. more…

December 9, 2014

What if the Hashemite guardianship over the holy sites in Jerusalem is seriously challenged?

Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities in the world, had experienced at least 118 conflicts, countless attacks, two complete demolitions, and had been besieged 23 times, captured and recaptured 44 times in the last 4,000 years; people called it “the city of peace,” but Jerusalem has been through everything but peace. more…

November 30, 2014

Christians and Arab Spring 2

As a result of the joint conference between KAS Jordan and Al Quds Center for Political Studies entitled “Christians and Arab Spring 2” on 22nd& 23rd November 2014, Participants from six Arab countries released Amman declaration which is a “Roadmap for a better Future for Christians in Arab Countries” in addition to urgent appeal regarding the special case of Syrian and Iraqi Christians, both documents are already distributed to most of Arab and western embassies and international organizations. more…

July 1, 2014

“Violence at Jordanian Universities: Reasons and Solutions”

Jordan has recently witnessed a growing number of violent conflicts among its youth. To prevent a spiral of violence, trigger and causes of the increasing phenomena of violence must be identified. Therefore, KAS Jordan Office organized in cooperation with Scoopat the seminar “Violence at Jordanian Universities: Reasons and Solutions” on the 19th of June 2014 in Mafraq to develop strategies and measures to prevent a further progress of violence. more…

June 26, 2014

“Violence at Jordanian Universities: Reasons and Solutions”

Jordan has recently witnessed a growing number of violent conflicts among its youth. To prevent a spiral of violence, trigger and causes of the increasing phenomena of violence must be identified. Therefore, KAS Jordan Office organized in cooperation with Scoopat and the Hashemite University the seminar “Violence at Jordanian Universities: Reasons and Solutions” on the 28th of May 2014 in Zarqa to develop strategies and measures to prevent a further progress of violence. more…