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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…

June 23, 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 12th of June 2014 in Karak to develop strategies and measures to prevent a further progress of violence. more…

May 20, 2014

Book Launch

The Socio-Economic Implications of Syrian Refugees on Jordan - A Cost-Benefit Framework"

To shed light on the socio-economic impacts of the refugee crisis on Jordan KAS Jordan Office and Issnaad Consulting published the study "The Socio-Economic Implications of Syrian Refugees on Jordan - A Cost-Benefit Framework". more…

May 18, 2014

Workshop: “Assessing Recent Developments in the Middle East – Shedding Light on Intercultural Relations”

With the Syrian conflict and the Coup D’Etat in Egypt the situation in the Middle East is currently facing new challenges. These factors have a significant impact on the situation of minorities and on intercultural relations in the Arab World. In this context, KAS Jordan, European Abrahamic Forum (EAF) and the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies (RIIFS) organized a workshop on 30th March 2014 in Amman, on the current intercultural and interreligious relations in the region more…

May 18, 2014

“The Role of Municipal Councils in Local Development in Jordan”

Municipal councils in Jordan play only a marginal role in the development of communities which is mainly the result of a missing basis of communication between the councils and the communities. The participation of the communities has to be strengthened in order to achieve development and sustainability. In this context, KAS Jordan and MOSSAWAH Center conducted three round table discussions, entitled “The Role of Municipal Councils in Local Development in Jordan”, in Irbid, Mafraq and Zarqa. more…

May 16, 2014

Youth Strategy to Combat Societal Violence

To strength the participation of the Jordanian Youth in combating the increasing societal violence, KAS Jordan Office and KAFA organized the “Youth Strategy to Combat Societal Violence in Jordan”. The strategy and action plan which will be implemented by youth groups of KAFA Youth. more…

May 15, 2014

Societal violence in Jordan: Reasons and Solutions

In response to a noticeable rise in incidents of societal violence in Jordan, experts discussed in the book “Societal Violence in Jordan: Reasons and Solutions” the factors of the violence from different perspectives and developed suggestions for solving the increasing problem. more…

April 16, 2014

Societal Violence in Jordan: Reasons and Solutions

Jordan has recently witnessed a noticeable rise in incidents of societal violence. These acts of violence manifest in different ways, ranging from verbal acts of violence and vandalism to shootings or even murder. To face this grievance, the book “Societal Violence in Jordan: Reasons and Solutions” sheds light on the factors of the violence from different perspectives, whether the political, economical or social one. more…

March 31, 2014

“Capacity Building for the Staff of the Ministry of Social Development working with Charities“

KAS Jordan and the Ministry of Social Development (MOSD) conducted three training workshops for the staff of MOSD working with charities to optimize their skills and knowledge to ensure an efficient workflow, particularly in the administrative, financial and legal field. The trend of grassroots development was promoted which is in the interest of Jordan and the region’s stability. The workshops took place in January and February 2014 in Amman, Irbid and Aqaba.