Event Reports

2017

Jordan in a Changing Regional Environment

by Annette Ranko, Hala Abu Ghazaleh

Regional Conference
Jordan is located in a turbulent regional environment. It is situated at the center of several crises that came into existence or were exacerbated after the uprisings of the so-called “Arab spring”. In this context, KAS Jordan Office organized together with Al-Quds Center for Political Studies a regional conference from 04 to 06 November 2017 in Amman. This conference analyzed Jordan’s internal and external security threats, its position and interests in the region as well as the impact of current regional developments on the country.

2017

Meeting with HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal

KAS Saxony in Amman
In the course of a study tour conducted by Dr. Klose, representative for KAS Saxony, a meeting with several high-ranking politicians took place.

2017

Opening of the German week: KAS presents the “Wahl-o-Mat”

EVENT REPORT
Opening of the German Week at the Jordan Museum

2017

Welcome reception of Dr. Annette Ranko

EVENT REPORT
New Resident Representative hosts welcome reception

2017

Dialogue program for politically engaged youth from Jordan in Berlin from the 9th to 15th of July 2017

Civil Society Program KAS Jordan

2017

Security challenges in the Middle East

Jordanian Military at KAS
On 30 March 2017, the Royal Jordanian National Defense College (RJNDC) visited the headquarters of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin, as part of a visiting programme to Germany in the context of their Officers’ training in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Defence.

2017

T20 Task Force on Forced Migration (TFFM)in Amman

by Manuel Schubert, Imke Haase, Barbara Sabitzer

Leading up to this year’s G20 Hamburg Summit, Task Force on Forced Migration (TFFM) meetings have been held in Berlin and Amman. They seek to develop evidence-based policy advice and solutions for the current refugee situation, especially in terms of robust funding, distribution, education, and labour market integration. Following the framework of other TFFM, an Outreach Event was hosted in Amman (Jordan) from the 14th to the 16th of February 2017. Representatives from both the Jordan and Syria/Iraq offices of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung participated in this session.

2017

Policy Mechanisms of Ministries Working with International Organizations

by Manuel Schubert, Afaf Maraqa

On 27 February 2017, the Ministry of Social Development and KAS Jordan Office held a pilot workshop entitled, “Policy Mechanisms of Ministries Working with Foreign Organizations” to communicate best practice examples of registration, residency and work permit procedures for employees, and foreign funding applications, with the benefit of less obstructive bureaucracy as a consequence. The session helped close the procedural knowledge gap.

2016

Merkel's Dilemma – Refugees and the Rise of the European Populists

by Gidon Windecker, Philipp Dienstbier

AN EXPERT DIALOGUE ON THE SOCIO-POLITICAL CHALLENGES OF MIGRATION
The Regional Office Gulf States and the Jordan Office jointly organised 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.

2016

The Road to a Civil Democratic State

by Manuel Schubert, Mona Deeb

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Jordan Office, in cooperation with the Nisan Center for Political and Parliamentary Development, has held a series of four workshops on topics presented by the government as matters of public debate. Those include King Abdullah’s Sixth Discussion paper on “Rule of Law and Civil State.” This fourth and last workshop in the series focused on the subject of the civil democratic state, the main topic of the King’s most recent discussion paper, and also dealt with the rule of law and judicial reform, subjects that developed out of the King’s paper.

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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