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December 17, 2012

Religion and Democracy in Europe and the Arab World

During the Arab Spring the topic of religion and politics has come increasingly to the forefront of the public debate - regionally as well as internationally. In light of these developments and the ongoing debate Adyan Foundation, Lebanese American University and KAS Amman organized an international conference in Byblos, to discuss the issue of religion and democracy in the Arab World with reference to the European experience and its increasing religious diversity. more…

November 8, 2012


The office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Amman offers in the framework of its Programme for Policy Dialogue in the Middle East, scholarships for Jordanian, Iraqi and Syrian students who have completed their studies with a first degree level BA/ diploma and want to deepen their training by master level studies. more…

October 10, 2012

Visit of German Parliamentarian Dr. Andreas Schockenhoff

During his visit to Jordan on the 9th of October 2012 the German parliamentarian Dr. Andreas Schockenhoff, from the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), met with representatives of the Jordanian civil society. At the office of KAS Amman they discussed the current political situation in the country and the region as well as the Euro-Arab relations. more…

September 26, 2012

50 Years for Democracy and Freedom Worldwide

Promoting European unity, strengthening transatlantic relations and fostering development cooperation – these are key issues for the Konrad- Adenauer-Stiftung. This is why we have emphasised the importance of European and international cooperation for the last 50 years. The publication gives a detailled overview on the history and current focus and challenges of the work of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung for freedom and democracy worldwide. more…

September 5, 2012

KAS Amman Newsletter

The ninth edition of our quarterly newsletter is now available. Please subscribe for free by kindly sending us an email at, subject: “Newsletter”. Please click here for the newsletter more…

August 16, 2012

"How to Approach Key Development Issues in Jordan: Perspectives from the Jordanian Civil Society”

On July 16, 2012 KAS Amman organized a one day workshop under the topic: “How to Approach Key Development Issues in Jordan: Perspectives from the Jordanian Civil Society”. more…

July 8, 2012

CEDAW Shadow Reports: Process, Method, and Content

Due to the importance of CEDAW shadow reports as being national and international tools to uncover specific women’s rights violations and forms of gender-based injustice existing in any given national context. KAS Amman and WEO organized a workshop about “Researching & Writing CEDAW Shadow Reports” which brought together both Iraqi civil society activists and academics who are interested in women & gender studies with regional experts in CEDAW shadow report writing. more…

July 8, 2012

Panel Discussion about Syria's Future

On a panel discussion in Hannover, Germany, on June 26th, Dr. Martin Beck and other Middle East experts discussed the future of the protest movement in Syria. A report in German is available under the following link: more…

June 27, 2012


Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security in Iraq

In the year 2000 the UN Security Council passed Resolution 1325 which aims to activate the role of women in conflict resolution and security operations. KAS Amman and the Women Empowerment Organization jointly organized a regional conference on 9th and 10th of April, 2012, in Erbil with various experts, activists, and academics who discussed the resolution, particularly in the context of Iraq. The aim was to develop a network of different organizations that foster the implementation of 1325. more…

June 27, 2012
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50 Years of International Cooperation

For 50 years the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung has been engaging in fostering democracy, the rule of law and Social Market Economy. Be part of our journey by watching our new video and find out how our projects look like and with whom we work.