Saudi-German Relations: Opportunities for Joint Cooperation //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.51914/ A two day kick-off roundtable in Riyadh, organised jointly by the Prince Saud Al Faisal Institute for Diplomatic Studies (IfDS) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Regional Programme Gulf States, created a platform for discussion and encounter, in which different perspectives were conveyed and mutual understanding could be expanded. Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-02-02:meldung:59707 Educational video for Kuwait: Knowledge Sharing as a Tool to Strengthen Civil Society http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeVsLNxMQzA&feature=youtu.be Since 2016 Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung fosters, in cooperation with the Kuwaiti NGO en.v, the enhancement of the civil sector in Kuwait. A newly produced social media video informs the Kuwaiti public of the benefits of a well organised CSO-sector, which can contribute to a more just and resilient society. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-11-27:meldung:58411 New Cooperation Project: Arts, Culture and Dialogue over Conflict //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.50737/ Supporting the innovative new online platform “al-Madaniya magazine”, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s Regional Programme Gulf States aims at making the case for a more differentiated perspective on Yemen. The “al-Madaniya” project embraces and fosters a peaceful, artistic exchange of Yemenis from all over the country. Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-11-12:meldung:58303 NGO Directory in Kuwait: Kuwait’s first “social” CSO directory http://www.envearth.com/ngo-directory/ In an effort to strengthen the CSO sector, a partnership with the Kuwaiti NGO en.v created a directory to connect non-profits with each other and foster greater cooperation and collaboration. The database includes information and contact details for over 100 active initiatives, as well as live social media feeds. Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-08-29:meldung:57374 Climate Report 2017 Saudi Arabia: Climate Poliy in the Gulf //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.49761/ Climate change is on the G20 agenda as a central future issue, also as an economic and fiscal challenge. Our latest Climate Report, which continues the series from 2007, 2011 and 2014, provides answers to the question of the extent to which the private sector plays a role for climate financing in the G20 countries. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-07-06:meldung:57212 1930 - 2017: The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl http://www.kas.de/rpg/en/publications/49290/ An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-26:meldung:56774 „We Want to See Actions“: H.E. Adel Al Jubeir in Berlin //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.49849/ Saudi Arabia is a key state in a region which is marked by instability and conflict. The Saudi Foreign Minister H.E. Al Jubeir spoke about various topics at Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin: the difficult relations of Saudi Arabia to the State of Qatar, to the Islamic Republic of Iran, but also about the good relationship to the US. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-07:meldung:57297 GCC Delegation in Berlin: Improving Mutual Understanding //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.48570/ On 7 April, a delegation of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visited the headquarters of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin where they met with Dr Gerhard Wahlers, Deputy Secretary General of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Head of the International Division. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-04-07:meldung:55674 Cold War in the Gulf: The Rivalry of Saudi and Iranian Narratives http://www.kas.de/rpg/en/publications/47599/ 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 tag:kas.de,2016-12-31:meldung:54499 EXPERT DIALOGUE: Merkel‘s Dilemma – Refugees and the Rise of the European Populists //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.47499/ 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 tag:kas.de,2016-12-08:meldung:54311