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November 9, 2016

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. more…

November 2, 2016

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. more…

November 1, 2016

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. more…

October 23, 2016
Study and dialogue programme organised by KAS for students from Saudi Arabia

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. more…

October 6, 2016

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. more…

July 10, 2016

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". more…

May 31, 2016

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. more…

May 31, 2016

Kick-off Workshop

Diversifying the Economy by Developing the Individual’s Potential

Employees of Oman’s Public Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises Development together with successful young entrepreneurs are taking part in a two-day workshop on the effective use of social media. more…

April 13, 2016

Legislative power in Germany and Bahrain

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. more…

February 25, 2016

Business for a change: Young Omani entrepreneurs are on the rise

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. more…