Watch the Video Clip on the interactive KAS / en.v workshop: "Promoting Accountability and Transparency in the Non-Profit Sector in Kuwait".
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.
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.
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.
|Sep. 21 - 22
Experts discuss role-diversity of people’s representations in the Gulf
|June 1 - 2
Two-day workshop on small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) effective use of social media
|May 29 - 30
Interactive two-day workshop on promoting accountability and transparency in Kuwait’s non-profit sector
|May 17 - 19
International media workshop on narratives of conflict and peace journalism
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]