Making the Business Case for Women’s Employment

Women represent over 60% of all students in Saudi Arabia, but only few manage to successfully transition into the workforce upon graduation. Yet, the country’s economy and businesses could greatly profit from this unused pool of talent, as Dr Anne Wichel-Schnieber and Noura Al Turki highlighted during a side event of the Jeddah Economic Forum 2014. more…

International Reports

Qatar between Marketing and Realpolitik

Qatar remains a vulnerable micro-state wedged between its large neighbours, Saudi Arabia and Iran. In the long-term this cannot be gilded by its smart advertising strategy. more…

International Congress at the Dead Sea

Europe, the Levant and the Gulf States – Chances for Triangular Cooperation

Shortly before Christmas, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung invited academics, experts and decision-makers from the three regions to discuss the current priority issues of the Middle East during a multiday symposium, held at the Dead Sea, Jordan. more…

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Welcome

Since June 2009, KAS has been represented in the Gulf States. Priority is given to the political dialogue within the region and with Europe, as well as to questions of civil society engagement and participation. Further, issues relating to the framework of the economic system and to social market economy are addressed.

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Previous events

Mar. 31
Discussion

The Role of Media in Interreligious Dialogue

Mar. 20
Discussion

Promoting Career Opportunities for Young Women

A cross-regional dialogue on economic growth

Mar. 13 - 18
Workshop

Workshop for Young Journalists Returns to Oman after Successful Start in 2012

Dec. 15 - 17
Congress

Between Europe and the Gulf

Reconsidering Strategic Interests in the Middle East

Publications

Young Omani entrepreneurs inspired by Germany’s economic model

Due to decreasing oil reserves and the increasing population, the Sultanate of Oman focuses on small and medium-sized en

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a key role in reducing the economic dependence on oil and can pave the way for the integration of young Omanis into the labour market. Thus the question is: How can young Omanis find [...] more…

Qatar between Marketing and Realpolitik

A Smart Business Model for a Micro-State?

Qatar remains a vulnerable micro-state wedged between its large neighbours, Saudi Arabia and Iran. In the long-term this cannot be gilded by its smart advertising strategy. Long-term success can only be achieved with a labour [...] more…

Europe, the Levant and the Gulf States – Chances for Triangular Cooperation

Reconsidering Strategic Interests in the Middle East

Shortly before Christmas, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung invited academics, experts and decision-makers from the three regions to discuss the current priority issues of the Middle East during a multiday symposium, held at the Dead Sea, [...] more…

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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Regional Office Gulf States

Jordan
Phone +962 (0)6 59 24 150
Fax +962 (0)6 59 33 087