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Impact of the War in Ukraine on the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen and the Prospects of Peace

Expert Roundtable

KAS Jordan Office is hosting a panel discussion to address the implications of the war in Ukraine on the humanitarian crises in Yemen and the prospects of peace in the country. The discussion will take place on Tuesday, 25th October 2022 at the King Hussein Club at 10:30 am.

Discussion

Christians and Christianity in the Middle East

Expert Discussion

Workshop

Preventing Radicalization through education

The conference will have simultaneous translation Arabic-English.

Expert conference

Jordan in a Changing Regional and International Environment (4)

New Opportunities and How to Invest in Them

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS)-Jordan Office and Al-Quds Center for Political Studies are organizing their fourth annual conference that focuses on Jordan in a changing environment. This event will feature academics, experts, political analysts and politicians from Jordan, the Arab World, Europe, Russia and the United States. This two-day conference will thoroughly examine new challenges that have affected Jordan in the region, but also the new opportunities that have arisen with new and potential regional and international cooperation and how Jordan can invest in them

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Stand-Up Comedy Show

Satire and Stand-Up Comedy

Leave your problems at home and get your daily dose of comedy!

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Jordan – Foreign Relations Survey

Launch & Presentation

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National Conference: Jordan’s Second Century

Challenges and Opportunities

The Al-Quds Center for Political Studies and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation are conducting a conference under the patronage (and participation) of His Excellency the Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs Mr. Musa Al-Maayteh. This conference aims to discuss the challenges confronting Jordan along with the opportunities it can exploit, entering its second centennial

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Jordan at 100-A Youth Perspective

Book Launch and Panel Discussion

To commemorate the long history of state and community-building in the Hashemite Kingdom and to discuss Jordan’s future development, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) and the West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute would like to invite you to our roundtable discussion: “Jordan at 100: A Youth Perspective”.

Workshop

Satire Academy

An Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy and Sketch-Writing

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in cooperation with Amman Comedy Club (ACC) are very excited to announce the launch of "Satire Academy" for the year 2021-a training academy on satire and stand-up comedy!

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Jordan-EU Dialogue on Human Security

Refugees and Forced Migrants in Focus

CEDAW Shadow Reports: Process, Method, and Content

Due to the importance of CEDAW shadow reports as being national and international tools to uncover specific women’s rights violations and forms of gender-based injustice existing in any given national context. KAS Amman and WEO organized a workshop about “Researching & Writing CEDAW Shadow Reports” which brought together both Iraqi civil society activists and academics who are interested in women & gender studies with regional experts in CEDAW shadow report writing. Discussions and case studies showed the challenges the Iraqi Organizations are facing in this field.

Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security in Iraq

in Bezug auf Frauen, Frieden und Sicherheit im Irak

In the year 2000 the UN Security Council passed Resolution 1325 which aims to activate the role of women in conflict resolution and security operations. KAS Amman and the Women Empowerment Organization jointly organized a regional conference on 9th and 10th of April, 2012, in Erbil with various experts, activist, and academics that discussed the resolution, particularly in the context of Iraq. The aim was to develop a network of different organizations that foster the implementation of 1325.

The Potential Transition to Democracy in the Arab Region: Underlying Factors and Prospects

Regional conflicts, extreme economic disparity coupled with political and economic rents; and the lack of a consolidated intellectual movement appear to be the major hindrances to democratic reform in the Arab Spring. On May 04, 2012 the Institute of Financial Economics and KAS Amman organized a conference at the AUB in Beirut with various experts and academics to discuss the political developments. The event provided valuable insight to the likely outcomes in several countries in the region.

Commercial Arbitration

In cooperation with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization, KAS Amman organized a one-day conference on commercial arbitration. Drawing from the expertise and invaluable knowledge of the presenters, the objective of the conference was to promote comprehensive understanding in the use of arbitration for the Jordanian business community.

Strengthening the Principles of Good Governance through institutional capacity building for the charity organizations

and Ministry of Social Development Employees

In cooperation with the Ministry of Social Development and in partnership with the Visions Center for Strategic Studies, KAS Amman organized a one-day training workshop on Good Governance in Aqaba. The objective was twofold: Provide guidelines and general principles of governance to these organizations, and open dialogue between members of CSOs and the Ministry of Social Development.

One Year after the "Arab Spring"

European-Arab Youth Congress at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

What do young Europeans think about the Arab countries one year after the "Arab Spring" began? And what perceptions do young people from Arab countries have of Europe and Germany as potential role models? Young people from all over Europe and Arab countries met for two days at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin to discuss what can be learned from other people's point of views on the situation.

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.