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January 13, 2013

Project Citizenship

KAS Amman and JCCE co-organized series of workshops about citizenship which is an extension of previous training workshops started in 2009, the focus of the project is the implementation of human rights in school curricula by training teachers as well as the employees of the Educational Curriculum department at the Ministry of Education on how to teach concepts of human rights among students in a simple and explicit style. The training workshop will continue during the years 2012,2013 and 2014. more…

December 26, 2012

Political Systems and the Role of Parliaments in the Emerging Arab Democracies

The onset of the Arab Spring compelled societies in the Middle East to demand their rights for meaningful democracy. Establishing a democracy requires political institutions that are able and willing to fully represent the interests and demands of the people. In light of these developments, KAS Amman and Al-Quds Center jointly organized a regional conference on Oct. 1-2, 2011 to discuss the role political bodies in these states play in achieving democracy and preventing the return of autocracy.

December 19, 2012

The Role of Women in Shaping the Future

KAS Amman in cooperation with the Jordanian Society for Family Empowerment and All Youth Commission conducted a 1-day training workshop in the Governorates of Mafraq and Karak on October 13th and 20th 2012, entitled 'the role of women in shaping the future'. The main objective of the training workshop was to raise women’s awareness of their constitutional, national, and international rights as well as of the importance of their participation in both political and economic life. more…

December 18, 2012

Administrative Reform and Local Development in Jordan

Administrative reform has formed on important part of KAS Amman’s work throughout Jordan. Building on many strong relationships with trainers, decision makers and activists in Jordan, KAS Amman has sought to enrich dialogue in the Balqa Governorate, outside of the capital. As part of a series of decentralization workshops with the Vision Center, KAS Amman supported a two-day governance workshop at the Governorate Hall in Balqa, Jordan. more…

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…