Cold War in the Gulf: The Rivalry of Saudi and Iranian Narratives The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran is much more than just a sectarian conflict: Two regional powers compete over the hegemony in the Middle East. In this struggle for dominance, both use a sophisticated arsenal of rhetorical means to ­construct sectarian narratives which back their real-political intents. Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0100,2016-12-31:meldung:54499 EXPERT DIALOGUE: Merkel‘s Dilemma – Refugees and the Rise of the European Populists The Regional Office Gulf States and the Jordan Office jointly organized an expert talk with TV presenter and journalist Mr Ali Aslan on Germany’s refugee policy, the rise of European populist parties and the future of the European Union. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0100,2016-12-08:meldung:54311 Expert Meeting: Post-ISIS Iraq and Syria: Stability through Regional Cooperation Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the EastWest Institute arranged a two-day strategic dialogue, bringing together experts from ten countries to discuss political and economic scenarios for post-ISIS Syria and Iraq. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0100,2016-11-16:meldung:53812 KAS Delegation in Riyadh: Saudi Arabia: An Influential Regional Actor on the Verge of Transformation During his visit to Riyadh, Dr Wahlers spoke to decision-makers and civil society actors on current economic, social and political developments. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0100,2016-11-09:meldung:53768 Expert Discussion: Saudi-German Dialogue: Bridging the Gap between Higher Education and the Labour Market A double-event organised by the Regional Office Gulf States in Riyadh brought together Saudi and German experts to exchange ideas on higher education and the labour market at the Council of Saudi Chambers and the Ministry of Labour. Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0100,2016-11-02:meldung:53622 Study Programme: Youth in Economic Development: Saudi Students in Berlin In an increasingly complex and globalised world, both Germany and Saudi Arabia face the challenge of educating and training future executives adequately in order to provide real perspectives for employment and thereby use economic potential effectively. Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0100,2016-11-01:meldung:54001 Saudi Delegation in Berlin: Youth in Economic Development The Regional Office Gulf States and the Team Domestic Programmes received a group of young Saudis, who met with figures from the economic sector in Berlin and exchanged ideas about the future of young people in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Germany. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200,2016-10-23:meldung:53415 Research Project: People’s representation in the Gulf region Although tribalism and hereditary monarchies primarily shape the political system in the Gulf States, there are – against widespread assumptions – parliamentary and parliamentary-like systems in all states of the wider Gulf region. Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200,2016-10-06:meldung:54002 Video Clip on civil society workshop in Kuwait Watch the Video Clip on the interactive KAS / en.v workshop: "Promoting Accountability and Transparency in the Non-Profit Sector in Kuwait". Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200,2016-07-10:meldung:52362 Journalism Workshop: Media and Conflict in Yemen In national as well as international conflicts media have great manipulative power. In Yemen, too, the different conflict parties are exploiting newspapers and television channels in their struggle for political influence. Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200,2016-05-31:meldung:53024