Publications

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THE ROLE OF MUNICIPAL COUNCILS IN LOCAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

In April 2015, KAS Jordan Office organized in collaboration with Mossawah Center for Civil Society Development a seminar entitled: "The Role of Municipal Councils in Local Community Development" in Ajloun, Jerash and Amman. 50-60 participants discussed the role of municipalities in local development and studied the participatory relationship between municipalities, youth and civil society organizations. more…

Otmar Oehring, Muna Sukhni | Event Reports | May 18, 2015

Debate between the Popular Movement (Hirak) and the Government

The second workshop of the "Nisan Center Forum for Policy Dialogue", a program supported by Konrad Adenauer Foundation was held on the 16.05.2015 in Amman, at Nisan Center, with the participation of about 40 people, as well as a the Minister of Political & Parliamentary Affairs/ Dr. Khaled Al- Kalaldeh/, and a number of social & political activists and representatives of political parties, in addition to trade unions representatives. more…

Afaf Maraqa, Otmar Oehring | Event Reports | May 16, 2015

YOUTH ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT IN LIGHT OF THE SYRIAN REFUGEE INFLUX

The Jordan Office of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) organized in collaboration with Mossawah Center for Civil Society Development a roundtable discussion in Irbid, Ramtha and Zarqa on “Youth Economic Empowerment in Light of the Syrian Refugee Influx”. The two-day event, held in March 2015, brought together representatives from the local community, civil society, activists, journalists and a number of Syrians living in the targeted areas of the private sector. more…

Otmar Oehring, Muna Sukhni | Event Reports | May 13, 2015

“Strengthening Small and Medium Enterprises in Jordan”

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Jordan Office in cooperation with Jordanian Young Economist Society (JYES) issued a research entitled “Strengthening Small and Medium Enterprises in Jordan”; the research is a result of several workshops with different concerned sectors. The research includes different topics related to the challenges facing the SME sector in addition to a number of recommendations. more…

Event Reports | May 10, 2015

Addressing Long-Term Perspectives on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Jordan is one of those countries expe-riencing economic and political pres-sures due to the massive refugee influx as a result of the Syrian Civil War, which started in 2011. This has dramatically increased Jordan’s population size and strained its resources. more…

Otmar Oehring, Muna Sukhni | Country Reports | April 22, 2015