Event Reports

Jordan’s Economic Outlook 2015 - Determinants of Economic Reform

On 28 January KAS Jordan Office in cooperation with ISSNAAD Consulting held a workshop with economic experts to discuss a report on “Jordan’s Economic Outlook 2015-Determinants of Economic Reform”. The report was issued by Issnaad Consulting and is one of a series of economic reports that will be issued in the year 2015 in cooperation with KAS. It reviews Jordan`s economic development as well as the regional and global economic development and its challenges.

ENHANCING YOUTH POLITICAL PARTICIPATION IN JORDAN

The Jordan Office of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) organized in collabora-tion with Mossawah Center for Civil Society Development a roundtable discussion in Al-Mafraq and Al-Zarqa on enhancing youth’s political partici-pation in Jordan. The two-day event, held in December 11 and December 14, 2014, brought together students, young men and women, activists and journalists.

PROMOTING KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONCEPTS OF HUMAN RIGHTS

In August and September 2014, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Jordan Office organized six two-day training workshops in cooperation with The Reference for Development and Training Foundation (RDTF) in six different governorates of Jordan to train the youth on human rights. The training sessions took place in Ma’an, Tafila, Karak, Irbid, Ajloun and Mafraq.

Scenarios for state relationships between the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and a future Palestinian State

und einem künftigen palästinensischen Staat

On November 20th 2014 the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Jordan Office in cooperation with the Amman Center for Peace and Development organized a workshop where Jordanian and Palestinian experts discussed scenarios for state relationships between the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and a future Palestinian State.

“Violence at Jordanian Universities: Reasons and Solutions”

Jordan has recently witnessed a growing number of violent conflicts among its youth. To prevent a spiral of violence, trigger and causes of the increasing phenomena of violence must be identified. Therefore, KAS Jordan Office organized in cooperation with Scoopat the seminar “Violence at Jordanian Universities: Reasons and Solutions” on the 19th of June 2014 in Mafraq to develop strategies and measures to prevent a further progress of violence.

“Violence at Jordanian Universities: Reasons and Solutions”

Jordan has recently witnessed a growing number of violent conflicts among its youth. To prevent a spiral of violence, trigger and causes of the increasing phenomena of violence must be identified. Therefore, KAS Jordan Office organized in cooperation with Scoopat and the Hashemite University the seminar “Violence at Jordanian Universities: Reasons and Solutions” on the 28th of May 2014 in Zarqa to develop strategies and measures to prevent a further progress of violence.

“Violence at Jordanian Universities: Reasons and Solutions”

Jordan has recently witnessed a growing number of violent conflicts among its youth. To prevent a spiral of violence, trigger and causes of the increasing phenomena of violence must be identified. Therefore, KAS Jordan Office organized in cooperation with Scoopat the seminar “Violence at Jordanian Universities: Reasons and Solutions” on the 12th of June 2014 in Karak to develop strategies and measures to prevent a further progress of violence.

Book Launch: The Socio-Economic Implications of Syrian Refugees on Jordan - A Cost-Benefit Framework"

With the Syrian conflict entering its fourth year, Jordan increasingly faces the challenge to cope with the influx of Syrian refugees. The need for deeper understanding of the refugee crisis among the public prompted KAS Jordan to examine the socio-economic impacts of the current refugee situation in Jordan more precisely together with Issnaad Consulting.

Assessing Recent Developments in the Middle East

- Shedding Light on Intercultural Relations –

With the Syrian conflict and the Coup D’Etat in Egypt the situation in the Middle East is currently facing new challenges. These factors have a significant impact on the situation of minorities and on intercultural relations in the Arab World. In this context, KAS Jordan, European Abrahamic Forum (EAF) and the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies (RIIFS) organized a workshop on 30th March 2014 in Amman, on the current intercultural and interreligious relations in the region.

“The Role of Municipal Councils in Local Development in Jordan”

Municipal councils in Jordan play only a marginal role in the development of communities which is mainly the result of a missing basis of communication between the councils and the communities. The participation of the communities has to be strengthened in order to achieve development and sustainability. In this context, KAS Jordan and MOSSAWAH Center conducted three round table discussions, entitled “The Role of Municipal Councils in Local Development in Jordan”, in Irbid, Mafraq and Zarqa.

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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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