Legislative power in Germany and Bahrain

Ever since the inception of the Gulf monarchy, the popular assembly has played an important role in Bahrain’s legislative processes. Against this background, numerous members of the Bahraini Shura Council came together for a joint workshop with the KAS Regional Office Gulf States on February 15-16 to reflect on the role of parliamentary bodies in legislative processes. more…

Business for a change: Young Omani entrepreneurs are on the rise

In the light of dwindling oil reserves, the worry-free days might be over soon. The question remains: What comes next? Young entrepreneurs with new ideas are needed. Visiting the students at GUtech University in Muscat, one will be surprised how motivated young Omanis are to take the future into their own hands. more…

Research Project

From Consultancy to Legislation – The Role-Diversity of People's Representations in the Gulf

Not many associate the representation of people and political participation with the Gulf. This is due to the fact that parliamentary bodies and parliamentary-like councils in the region usually do not correspond with the classic Western parliamentary model. 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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Events

May 29 - 30
Workshop

Trust through Transparency: Common Standards for Kuwait’s Civic Sector

Interactive two-day workshop on promoting accountability and transparency in Kuwait’s non-profit sector

June 1 - 2
Workshop

Social Media and their Impact on Entrepreneurial Development

Two-day workshop on small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) effective use of social media

Sep. 21 - 22
Workshop

Research project moves into its second phase

Experts discuss role-diversity of people’s representations in the Gulf

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Previous events

May 17 - 19
Congress

Media Language in War and Conflict – Yemen’s Quest for Truth

International media workshop on narratives of conflict and peace journalism

Publications

The role of assemblies in shaping legislative power in Germany and Bahrain

Ever since the inception of the Gulf monarchy, the popular assembly has played an important role in Bahrain’s legislative processes. Against this background, numerous members of the Bahraini Shura Council came together for a [...] more…

Business for a change: Young Omani entrepreneurs are on the rise

Photo gallery of the KAS Social Entrepreneurship Workshop with young talents in Oman

Oman: a Gulf state commonly associated with gushing oil wells, the ancient Incense Road and Sindbad the Sailor. However, in the light of dwindling oil reserves, the worry-free days might be over soon. The question remains: What [...] more…

From Consultancy to Legislation – The Role-Diversity of People's Representations in the Gulf

Research Project on Parliaments and Parliamentary-like Councils

Not many associate the representation of people and political participation with the Gulf. This is due to the fact that parliamentary bodies and parliamentary-like councils in the region usually do not correspond with the classic [...] 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