Event Reports

Maritime Security in the Red Sea

Towards a Safe Maritime Security Zone in the Red Sea, Gulfs of Aden and Oman

Konrad Adenauer Foundation-Jordan Office and their partner, the Arab Institute for Security Studies (ACSIS), jointly organized a conference titled, "Towards a Safe Maritime Security Zone in the Red Sea, Gulfs of Aden and Oman". The conference brought together diplomats, political analysts, experts and delegates from both Jordan and abroad in order to discuss the importance of this maritime region in trade, transport/shipping, combatting piracy and terrorism and the necessity of cooperation and emphasizing regional dialogue on maritime security between key actors and countries.

Aktiv sein als Staatsbürger- und Staatsbürgerin!

Politische Bildung für jordanische Jugendliche

Mehrere Workshops gefolgt von vier erfolgreichen Aufklärungskampagnen resultierten, in einer krönenden Abschlussfeier der ersten Hälfte des „Women‘s Voices“-Programm und der Jugendakademie.

Party Youth Training – Democracy and Diversity

KAS-Jordan Office, in cooperation with Al-Quds Center for Political Studies, held a two-day training retreat for the Youth of Jordanian political parties in Wadi-Finan among the mountains of the Dana Biosphere Reserve. The training workshop was on Saturday and Sunday, September 4th - 5th entitled "Rules of the democratic process: Is democracy a ballot box or a comprehensive cultural, rights-based and political system?" More than twenty young women and men attended the workshop representing twelve Jordanian parties.

Jordan Times

Report-Discussion of the Electoral and Political Party Law

KAS-Jordan Office and the Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs (MoPPA) conducted a series of workshops that focus on discussing Jordan's political party and electoral law with Jordanian youth.

How does youth look at Jordans future?

Discussion and book launch event of KAS & WANA

As Jordan can proudly celebrate, in 2021, hundred years of its founding and its development, many challenges remain ahead. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung takes Jordan’s anniversary as an occasion to reflect, together with our Jordanian partners and friends, where the country stands – and where it aspires to go. “We need real change, with transparency and accountability, not more hollow development plans”, was one of the comments at a recent discussion about how Jordan’s youth looks at the way forward for the country.

Jordan at 100

Youth Essay and Photography Competition

To commemorate the long history of state and community-building, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) and the West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute have launched the “100 Years of Jordan” competition. The competition aimed to convey what 100 years of Jordan means to Jordanians through submitting Arabic and English essays and photographs describing Jordan and its long history

Empowering Female Cartoonists in Jordan

'She is Art' Exhibition

KAS Jordan Office and their cooperation partners, Wishbox Media and Qalam Hurr, launched a 10-day exhibition to showcase the brilliant artworks of 10 female Jordanian artists who participated in the 4-month training project, "Empowering Female Cartoonists in Jordan" at Fann wa Chai.

Political Party Capacity Building

Workshop 1

The first workshop under the project, "Political Party Capacity Building" jointly organized with Al-Quds Center for Political Studies, commenced last Saturday and included a number of speakers from centrist political parties. The first workshop assessed the experience of centrist parties in the 2020 Jordanian parliamentary elections and the important lessons drawn from this experience for future elections.

Jordan in a Changing Regional Environment:The Upcoming Scenarios

Conference report

High-ranking international and Jordanian experts, researchers, officials, decision-makers and former Jordanian ministers were all invited to participate in the third annual conference, partnered with Al-Quds Centre for Political Studies, titled, ‘Jordan in a Changing Regional and International Environment-The Upcoming Scenarios”. This is to share their expert opinions, and analysis on the current political events taking place in the region, and how it directly (and indirectly) affects Jordan. This conference intended to address the changing regional and international environment through a Jordanian lens, and how these changing regional dynamics will impact Jordan in the future. It took place in Amman in February 2020.

Jordan in a Changing Regional Environment

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.

About this series

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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