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June 27, 2012

Events

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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Tag der KAS 2012

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.

June 26, 2012

Interview: “We Already Have a Civil War“

On June 26, 2012, Dr. Martin Beck gave an interview to the German newspaper Neue Presse in which he discussed the current situation in Syria and fears over the further escalation of violence. more…

June 21, 2012
Dr. Martin Beck

“Presenting KAS Amman”

On June 21st, 2012, Dr. Martin Beck met with a German study group from the Thomas Morus Academy Bensberg and the Association for the Promotion of the German Protestant Institute of Archaeology. The meeting took place at KAS Amman office where they discussed the activities of the foundation and the political situation in Jordan.

June 15, 2012

The Potential Transition to Democracy in the Arab Region: Underlying Factors and Prospects

Regional conflicts, extreme economic disparity coupled with political and economic rents; and the lack of a consolidated intellectual movement appear to be the major hindrances to democratic reform in the Arab Spring. On May 04, 2012 the Institute of Financial Economics and KAS Amman organized a conference at the AUB in Beirut with various experts and academics to discuss the political developments. The event provided valuable insight to the likely outcomes in several countries in the region. more…

June 12, 2012

Commercial Arbitration

In cooperation with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization, KAS Amman organized a one-day conference on commercial arbitration. Drawing from the expertise and invaluable knowledge of the presenters, the objective of the conference was to promote comprehensive understanding in the use of arbitration for the Jordanian business community. more…

June 10, 2012
Dr. Martin Beck

"Lecture on Islam and Democracy of Dr. Martin Beck"

Martin Beck gave a keynote speech on Islam and International Relations in the frame of a scientific conference on "Democracy and Islam" in Wildbad Kreuth in Germany (April 18 to 20, 2012).

May 10, 2012

Dr. Martin Beck's interview for “Anstöße” magazine

Dr. Martin Beck gave an interview for the January issue of “Anstöße”, a German magazine by “Evangelische Akademie Hofgeismar” in which he explained the current situation in the Middle East – emphasizing the differences between Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, and Syria. He pointed out that a transition process has started but that it is still doubtful whether stable democracies will arise from it. Economic difficulties could hinder positive development. more…

March 31, 2012

KAS Amman Newsletter

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

March 28, 2012

"Integrating Human Rights Concepts into University Curricula According to a National Action Plan"

Due to the importance and the crucial role Human Rights education has in the process of achieving a universal culture of human rights, KAS Amman and the Jordanian Centre for Civic Education (JCCE) conducted a specialized regional workshop for a group of University Professors to raise awareness and train them on how to integrate human rights concepts into university curricula. The outcomes of the workshop were highly successful and the concepts achieved will be further promoted. more…