Event Reports

The Road to a Civil Democratic State

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.

The Amman Security Colloquium 2016

The Amman Security Colloquium is an annual meeting with international security experts. This year’s colloquium was conducted on 16 November 2016 and co-organised by KAS Jordan Office and the Arab Institute for Security Studies. The workshop concentrated on security challenges in the Middle East with a special focus on missile technology development and the implementation of the Hague Code of Conduct (HOC). Promoting dialogue and seeking the resolution of conflicts and global issues, the annual conference aims at fostering peace and stability regionally and internationally.

Countering Radicalization among Jordan’s Youth

KAS Jordan Office in cooperation with MEMPSI and youth centres in Zarqa, Tafileh and Irbid organised workshops on radicalization for 109 young people aged 15 to 26. The major goal of the project is to raise awareness about the definition of extremism, what it can lead to and how it can be combatted, thereby following a thought-provoking approach rather than merely circulating information.

Besuch von Politischen Analysten aus Jordanien in Brüssel und Berlin

Auf Einladung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung waren vom 24.04. bis 30.04. politische Analysten aus Jordanien zu Gast in Brüssel und Berlin, um sich mit deutschen und europäischen Partnern über religiöse Radikalisierungstendenzen und gemeinsame Lösungsansätze auszutauschen. Das Besucherprogramm wurde vom Team Inlandsprogramme und dem Multinationalen Entwicklungsdialog organisiert und von Herrn Dr. Otmar Oehring, Leiter des Auslandsbüros Jordanien, begleitet. Verantwortlich für die Durchführung von Seiten des Teams Inlandsprogramme: Christina Baade.

Improvement of Sustainable Development Conditions in the Jordan Valley

In Jordan, one of the most arid countries in the world, droughts, heat waves, lack of rain and water scarcity are not new phenomena and the impacts of climate change are further exacerbating the problem. At the same time, the country is facing diverse economic problems. It is therefore crucial for the economic and environmental development of the country and the future of its next generations to promote a sustainable agriculture, which constitutes a main economic sector in Jordan.

The Jordanian Economy in a Strained Regional Climate

As the crises in Syria and Iraq erupted and borders have been shut down, Jordan has lost two important import-export markets. Also transit trade, connecting Lebanon and Turkey to GCC markets, has suffered significantly. In order to discuss the social and economic impacts of the crises and to identify alternatives and opportunities, KAS Jordan Office in cooperation with al-Quds Center for Political Studies organized a workshop on the 14th of November in Amman.

“Combining forces to tackle the crisis“


As a result of the three-day symposium “Refugee Crisis Without Borders”, jointly organised by Regional Office Gulf States and Jordan Office, political analysts and representatives of humanitarian organisations developed the following policy recommendations to European decision-makers.

Development of media skills of the employees of the Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs

On August 10 – October 12, 2015, Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs Amman-Jordan and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Amman Office held a workshop entitled "Development of media skills of the employees of the Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs"

Studien- und Dialogprogramm für Vertreter der Demokratischen Partei Kurdistans

Team Inlandsprogramme

Auf Einladung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung ist in dieser Woche eine Delegation von Vertreter der Demokratischen Partei Kurdistans (DPK)zu Gast in Brüssel und Berlin, um die weiteren Entwicklungen im Irak und darüber hinaus - insbesondere aber in der Autonomen Region Kurdistan (ARK) – zu diskutieren und davon ausgehend weitere Schritte zur Intensivierung der Zusammenarbeit im Interesse der weiteren friedlichen Entwicklung in der ARK zu erörtern.

School Curricula and Textbooks

The Forth workshop of the " Nisan Center Forum for Policy Dialogue", a program supported by Konrad Adenauer Foundation was held on June 16, 2015 in Amman – at Jerusalem Hotel with the participation of about 65 people, as well as a the former Prime Minister Mr. Marouf Al-Bakhit , uni-versity professors, teachers, religious fig-ures, political parties interested people & activists in this field.

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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