Events

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Expert conference

Jordan in a Changing Regional and International Environment

High-ranking Jordanian former politicians and analysts as well as renowned international experts discuss Jordan's role in the region. This event is organised jointly with Al Quds Center for Political Studies.

Expert conference

Women in Security

Panel

The Secretary General of the Jordanian Foreign Ministry discusses with representatives from the UAE and Iran.

Workshop

Young Journalists' Academy: Interviews and Body Language

In this academy, 8 participants were trained by renowned journalist Aroub Soubh in the art of conducting interviews and using and understanding body language.

Workshop

Supporting Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Introduction to Product Marketing

KAS Jordan Office, together with Leaders of Tomorrow and SouqFann, is organising a workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs entitled "Introduction to Product Marketing".

Workshop

Youth Academy: The Media for Political Parties

This event will be organised together with Al Quds Center for Political Studies.

Workshop

Satire Workshop: Stand-up and Sketch Writing

This workshop will be carried out together with Amman Comedy Club.

Discussion

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Changes in US Jordan Relations

KAS Jordan Office is organising a Dinner Reception on the topic "Changes in US-Jordan Relations". The speakers are Dr. Curtis Ryan (Professor at Appalachian State University) and Oraib Rantawi (Director of Al Quds Center for Political Studies).

Workshop

Seminar

Youth Academy: Legal Framework of Party Work

This seminar is organised together with Al Quds Center for Political Studies.

Seminar

Foreign Policy and Conflict Resolution

This seminar, targeting political party youth, is organised together with Al Quds Center for Political Studies.

Young Jordanian Citizens Create their Ideal Representatives for Municipal and Legislative Elections

The main objective of the Fourth North Forum, organized by the National Forum for Youth and Culture in cooperation with the Civil Society Development Centre and Konrad Adenauer Foundation and held at Jordan University of Science and Technology during the period 01 – 03/03/2007, was to enhance the effective participation of the Jordanianyouth as citizens, voters and candidates in the municipal and parliamentary elections. In addition the Youth Forum aimed at identifying characteristics of an ideal candidate youth would vote for, and to identify youth priorities for any candidate to represent youth interests. This 4th Youth Forum in the North was implemented by NFYC following up on previous work, such as the 3rd forum where young Jordanians discussed the elections and political parties' laws. The 4th North Forum included training on advocacy, and ideas for media campaigns that would enhance the youth's awareness on elections and encourage them to actively participate.

Bridge builder and keen thinker HRH Prince Hassan Bin Talal honours the KAS at the Dead Sea

Dialogue of Cultures and Religions

As the keynote speaker of the international conference “Religions and Reforms” held at the Dead Sea on January 2007, 30, HRH Prince Hassan Bin Talal urged to continue together the path of „Humanitas“, despite all rifts and controversies between religions. The philosophising prince concluded his encouraging talk in quoting Konrad Adenauer about the boundlessness of the human stupidity, which should not stop us in this endeavour.

Perspectives of European Foreign and Security Policy in the Mediterranean

on the Eve of the German EU Council Presidency

On the occasion of the German EU Council Presidency, the Regional Program Near East / Mediterranean of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung publishes the proceedings of the conference on “Perspectives of European Foreign and Security Policy in the Mediterranean on the Eve of the German EU Council Presidency“. Based on the concept of enlarged security, the contributions shed light on risk perceptions (terrorism, WMD, regional conflicts, migration etc.) in Europe as well as in selected Southern countries (among them Tunisia, Turkey, Morocco, Israel, Jordan). There is a major focus on the expectations and hopes of the southern partners towards Europe as well as the chances and possibilities of NATO and EU to support peaceful cooperation in the region. These proceedings are mainly the fruit of a conference with the same name, organized by the KAS Regional Program Near East / Mediterranean on 15. to 16. September 2006 in Antalya- Turkey.

Dialogue With the Arab World Top Priority

According to the New President of the European Parliament

“Relations with the Arab world are the major theme of the future,” said Hans-Gert Pöttering, newly-elected president of the European Parliament, at his first press conference, as reported by EUX.TV on January 2007, 16. The EP president and former leader of the EPP-ED group in the EP perceived the continuous Euro-Med Conference as a crucial cornerstone to improve relations especially among civil societies.A strategic position in this major policy field includes the cooperation between parliamentarians and political parties. In this context, Pöttering’s EPP-ED group in cooperation with the Regional Program Near East / Mediterranean of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung started already in December 2006 an initiative to strengthen the Euro-Med Dialog through an informal network of political parties.

Brussels Calls for KAS Expertise About Syria

KAS at the EPP-ED Group in the European Parliament

Following an invitation of Mr. Elmar Brok MEP, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Mr. José Ignacio Salafranca Sanchez-Neyra MEP, EPP-ED Co-ordinator in the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Dr. Jana Hybášková MEP, Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs EP, Dr. Hardy Ostry, Director of the Regional Near East – Mediterranean participated on 11th January at the EPP-ED group’ s hearing in the European Parliament about the current affairs of the EU-Association Agreement with Syria. A majority of the participants agreed on the implementation of the Association Agreement with Damascus in order to back up the domestic reform efforts by international engagement. Accordingly, the current window of opportunity has to be used to reintegrate Syria in the community of responsible countries. In this respect the Agreement could serve as an important instrument to bring back peace and stablity to the region.

From Barcelona to the Neighbourhood Policy

Parliamentary Dimension of the Mediterranean Dialogue

This international conference organised by the Regional Program Near East/ Mediterranean of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with the Group of the European People’s Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats in the European Parliament, took place on 3rd to 4th December 2006, at the Dead Sea-Jordan. It was attended by members of the European Parliament as well as deputies from Jordan, Algeria, Tunisia, Turkey, Egypt, Israel, Morocco, and the Palestinian territories. The purpose of the conference entitled “From Barcelona to the Neighbourhood Policy – Parliamentary Dimension of the Mediterranean Dialogue” was to establish informal direct contacts between parliamentarians from both shores of the Mediterranean.

From Barcelona to the Neighbourhood Policy-Parliamentary Dimension of the Mediterranean Dialogue

Impressions from the International Conference in Jordan, 3 to 4 December 2006

To Meet the Challenges – Reforms in the Arab World

The Regional Program Near East/ Mediterranean in cooperation with the Al-Quds Center for Political Studies – Amman presents the English version of the edited book „Reform and Change in the Arab World“. Among others the authors analyze former and ongoing reform initiatives; especially the crucial context of political Islam and democracy is reviewed closely.

Perspectives of European Foreign and Security Policy in the Mediterranean

Conference Report

This international conference of the Regional Program Near East/ Mediterranean of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with the KAS-Office in Turkey, was attended by around 40 participants, journalists and security experts, from across the Southern Shore of the Mediterranean and from EU member-states. The purpose of the meeting was to exchange information and perspectives on the current state of security in the Mediterranean Area and the Policies of the European Union and the NATO, on the eve of the German EU Council Presidency.

The Network for Reform and Change in the Arab World

Conference Report

After the launching of the "Network for Reform and Change in the Arab Wolrd" on december 10th, 2005 please find the conference report on our website.