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.
Regional Office Gulf States in cooperation with the Yemen Polling Center organise a workshop in Amman on conflict-sensitive reporting for committed Yemeni journalists and activists currently based all around the world.
Cooperation between Antagonists
The time has come for the Gulf Cooperation Council to agree on a joint foreign policy towards Iran – a challenge considering the Gulf States’ particular national interests and the diverging signals coming from the two regional big players Saudia Arabia and the United States.
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.
|Feb. 8 - 10
Sustainable & Innovative Development for Omani Youth
|Feb. 15 - 16
Sharing Insights on Law-Making: The Cases of Germany and Bahrain
|Nov. 29 - Dec. 1
Annual conference at the Dead Sea with a focus on the international refugee and migration crisis
|Nov. 17 - 18
Political and Legislative Performance
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 [...]
Journalist or activist? Young Yemenis learn about the basics of conflict-sensitive media coverage
Yemen remains in a state of unrest. Non-governmental organisations and independent journalists struggle to provide help in Yemen, being increasingly hindered by aggressive behaviour of various conflict parties. Having been once [...]
The Gulf States’ Complex Relationship With Iran
With the election of Hassan Rohani as president of Iran in 2013 and the nuclear dispute settlement between Iran and the E3+3 being under way, the Arabic-Iranian relationship has experienced a break with tradition. The time has [...]