Cooperation between Antagonists

The Gulf States' Complex Relationship with Iran

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. more…

DIALOGUE WITH THE MUSLIM WORLD

"Respecting differences in order to overcome prejudices"

Experts from Europe and the Gulf discuss ways to overcome prejudices between Islam and the West. more…

Workshop on Media in Yemen

Ongoing conflict in Yemen: how can the media play a more constructive role?

Media in the Republic of Yemen are currently part of the problem, not of the solution. 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

Sep. 7 - 9
Workshop

Citizen journalism in times of crisis

Training workshop for young Yemeni activists on the importance of conflict-sensitive reporting

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Previous events

May 18 - 19
Congress

Overcoming Prejudices: Islam and the West

A Tale of Two Conflicting Cultures and Experiences?

May 4 - 6
Discussion

Common Challenges, Shared Solutions

Saudi Arabia: Promoting Career Opportunities for Young Professionals

Mar. 1 - 5
Workshop

Educating the public about business and economics

Third media training for young Omani journalists

Publications

Cooperation between Antagonists

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 [...] more…

Overcoming Prejudices: Islam and the West

A TALE OF TWO CONFLICTING CULTURES AND EXPERIENCES?

Over the past years, hostility towards Islam in Europe as well as scathing attacks on Western values have created the wide-spread impression that “Islam” and “the West” are two inherently incompatible and irreconcilable cultures. [...] more…

Ongoing conflict in Yemen: how can the media play a more constructive role?

Kick-off workshop for research project on how local media polarise Yemeni society

Yemeni and international participants of the three-day workshop held in Amman, Jordan, 7-9 December 2014, quickly agreed: media in the Republic of Yemen are currently part of the problem, not of the solution. 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