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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

How Do Jordanian Political Parties Read The King`s Discussion Papers?

The first workshop of the " Nisan Center Forum for Policy Dialogue", a program supported by Konrad Adenauer Foundation was held on the 12.04.2015 in Amman - Jerusalem International Hotel with the participation of about 60 people, as well as representatives of the Jordanian chambers of parliament and political parties from all directions and a number of press, media and the official Jordanian television, In addition to representatives from some research centers and civil society organizations. more…

Event Reports | April 12, 2015

Victory or Defeat against Islamic State

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has expanded its control over areas of northwestern Iraq and northeastern Syria since 2013. The terrorist group’s ideological and organizational roots lie in forces built and led by the late Abu Musab al Zarqawi in Iraq from 2002 till 2006 and Al-Qaeda. more…

Otmar Oehring, Joan Domingo | Country Reports | April 9, 2015