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Jordan-EU Dialogue on Human Security

Refugees and Forced Migrants in Focus

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Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Open Day 2021

„Politics and trust“

The work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation: focusing on participation, representation, security, and innovation.

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"She is Art" Exhibition

Empowering Female Cartoonists in Jordan

KAS Jordan Office and its cooperation partners, Wishbox Media and Qalam Hurr, are very excited to announce the launch of our exhibition, "She is Art" taking place from the 21st-30th May 2021 at Fann wa Chai.

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Call for Application

Towards Next Generation Leaders on Security, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation of CBRN

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and The Arab Institute for Security Studies (ACSIS) are pleased to announce the launch of the second cycle of its Next Generation Competition. The competition aims to facilitate the engagement and contribution of youth (with a focus on female young professionals) in the fields of security, arms control and strategic issues. The competition intends to empower a next generation of leaders capable of positively contributing to the security and non-proliferation debate.

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Parliament and Public Policy-Making

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KAS-Jordan Office, in cooperation with Al-Quds Center for Political Studies, are hosting three hybrid workshops under the project titled, "Parliament and Public Policy-Making". The workshops will shed light on the most prominent challenges facing Jordan and how Jordanian decision-makers could tackle these challenges through policy-making.

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Call for Application

Jordan-EU Dialogue on Human Security:Refugees and Forced Migrants in Focus

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and the West Asia-North Africa Institute (WANA) are organising a series of workshops which aim to support young Jordanian experts and professionals from diverse backgrounds to produce public policy papers on different subjects. In the end of the workshop series, the participants are given an opportunity and platform to present their policy papers to Jordanian and international stakeholder, including EU and government representatives and at the same time highlight important issues to them related to refugees and forced migration in the EU and West Asia-North Africa region.

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Call for Creative Submissions

Essays and Photos on "100 Years of Jordan"

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Political Parties' Capacity Building

Political Parties and the 2020 Elections: Lessons Learned and a View to the Future

KAS Jordan Office and its cooperation partner, Al-Quds Center for Political Studies, are hosting 3 hybrid workshops under the title, "Political Party Capacity Building". These workshops will review the results and performance of political parties in the 2020 Jordanian elections and the lessons learned in order to prepare for future elections.

Online-Seminar

Empowering Female Cartoonists in Jordan

Cartoons in the Arab World

KAS Jordan Office, in cooperation with Wishbox Media and Omar Abdallat, will launch a project to train 5 prospective female cartoonists in Jordan in order to help them create innnovative cartoon work with concrete political, social and cultural messages.

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Critical Thinking on Global, Strategic and Local Issues

Workshop for young police officers

This event is being organised in cooperation with the Arab Institute for Security Studies (ACSIS). Young Police Officers are being trained in security topics.

Die Rolle der Medien in der wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung Jordaniens

Mit Blick auf die zunehmende Anzahl von Mediennutzern, insbesondere im Bereich Social Media, organisierte KAS Amman und die First Media Company einen Workshop mit dem Titel: „Die Rolle der Medien in der wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung Jordaniens“. Die Veranstaltung verfolgte das Ziel, vor dem Hintergrund Jordaniens derzeitiger wirtschaftlicher und politischer Entwicklung, Empfehlungen herauszuarbeiten, wie die Medien stärker zum wirtschaftlichen Wachstum des Landes beitragen können.

"Integrating Human Rights Concepts into University Curricula According to a National Action Plan"

Due to the importance and the crucial role Human Rights education has in the process of achieving a universal culture of human rights, KAS Amman and the Jordanian Centre for Civic Education (JCCE) conducted a specialized regional workshop for a group of University Professors to raise awareness and train them on how to integrate human rights concepts into university curricula. The outcomes of the workshop were highly successful and the concepts achieved will be further promoted.

Strengthening the Principles of Good Governance:

Institutional Capacity Building for Charity Organizations and the Ministry of Social Development

KAS Amman, the Ministry of Social Development, and the Visions Center for Strategic and Development Studies, organised a training workshop on February 25, 2012 which sought to raise the technical competence and legal expertise of governing bodies. It focused also on the cooperation between the Ministry and non-governmental organisations within Jordan. The participants shared experiences and identified mutual challenges, in order to develop solutions for the benefit of the Jordanian society.

Women and Media

The workshop “Women and Media“, organized by KAS Amman and First Media Company took place in Amman on February 11th 2012. The main goal of this workshop was the identification and analysis of the severe difficulties of women in gaining leadership positions in the Jordanian media sector. The different sessions targeted the various reasons for this problem and aimed for solutions eventually leading to gender equality.

Book Launching: "Jordan’s New Draft Competition Law: Achievement Made, Improvement Required"

On January 25th, 2012, Talal Abu Ghazaleh Organization and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Amman organized an event in order to celebrate the launch of a new book published by the two organizations. The book has the title: “Jordan’s New Draft Competition Law: Achievement Made, Improvement Required.” and it is giving insights why competition laws are crucial to economic development and countering corruptive practices. In addition to Dr. Martin Beck and Mr. Mustafa Nasereddin, also Mr. Hussein Al-Hamadani, Director of Competition Directorate, spoke on the event.

Opportunities, Problems, and Challenges of Oil-Producing Countries: Lessons learned from Rent Theory and Empirical Cases

Erkenntnisse der Rententheorie und Empirischer Fallstudien

On 1st of February 2012 resident representative of KAS Amman Dr. Martin Beck was invited to give a guest lecture entitled “Opportunities, Problems, and Challenges of Oil-Producing Countries: Lessons learned from Rent Theory, and Empirical Cases,” at the Department of Political Science of Salahaddin University Erbil, Iraq/Kurdistan. In his lecture Dr. Beck discussed the problems which are caused by external rents through the production of oil and presented policy recommendations to oil-producing countries.

Corporate Governance for Family Business

In recent decades, the focus of international bodies such as the IMF and World Bank has increased towards policies of corporate governance. On November 21, 2011, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Amman, in cooperation with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization, organized a discussion forum entitled "Corporate Governance for Family Business." Working also in the framework of social market economy, the aim of the conference was to propose ideas which could be implemented in the laws that affect businesses in Jordan.

Political Systems and the Role of Parliaments in the Emerging Arab Democracies

The onset of the Arab Spring compelled societies in the Middle East to demand their rights for meaningful democracy. Establishing a democracy requires political institutions that are able and willing to fully represent the interests and demands of the people. In light of these developments, KAS Amman and Al-Quds Center jointly organized a regional conference on Oct. 1-2, 2011 to discuss the role political bodies in these states play in achieving democracy and preventing the return of autocracy.

Women Empowerment through Research

KAS, the Women Empowerment Organization (WEO) and the Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW)/ Lebanese American University (LAU) jointly organized a roundtable discussion on gender from November 16th - 18th 2011, entitled “Women Empowerment through Research”. The roundtable was successful in terms of opening new channels of communication between the network of scholars and civil society activists working on women and gender-related issues.

The Media and its Role in Monitoring the Municipal Elections

On October 22nd, KAS Amman in cooperation with First Media Company held a roundtable discussion that brought experts together to discuss "The Media and its Role in Monitoring Municipal Elections". Panelist tackled questions of competency of municipalities, transparency and integrity in municipal elections and the power of media in fostering positive change in the administration of elections as well as in the public perception of elections.