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Seminar

Globalization and Migration in the Near East

Economic Aspects

The workshop will assess the economic aspects of migrational process in the Middle East.

Seminar

Globalization and Migration in the Near East

The Impact of Migration on Cities

Migration from the Middle East has lead to changes in urban structures, in particular in Europe. The workshop will assess the situation and give recommendation on how to improve integration of migrants.

Seminar

Globalization and Migration in the Near East

The Phenomenon of Migration Networks

Migration is based on push as well as on pull-factors. Past decades have witnessed the establishment of networks allowing migrants to move more easily by relying on national, cultural, and religious ties.

Seminar

Globalization and Societal Change in the Mediterranean

1st Workshop of the Mediterranean Dialogue Forum

Globalization is not only an economic process. It affects society at large. This workshop, organized with the Center for European Integration Studies (Bonn) and the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (Beirut) will assess the situation in the Near Eas

Seminar

Human Rights Training Seminar

Empowering Activists from the Arab Peninsula

The aim of the annual training seminar is to translate international and regional human rights instruments into national legislation and to empower activists active in the field.

Expert talk

Iraq After the War

Planning for Iraq's Future

Although the war is not over, post-conflict planning for Iraq has begun. While the focus is on the humanitarian crisis, long-term development issues need to be addressed. For this, key sectors will be determined.

Seminar

Iraq after the War: Re-Empowering Society

Capacity Building for Future Returnees to Iraq

This seminar is the second in a series of workshops that give Iraqi professionals a platform to develop ideas for the social and political reconstruction of Iraq.

Expert conference

Kooperative Wirtschaftsentwicklung als Plattform für Frieden

Nach der Friedenskonferenz in Annapolis waren die Erwartungen sehr hoch, in konkreten kleinen Schritten sich dem Frieden in Nahost anzunähern. Hierfür ist die wirtschaftliche Kooperation entscheidend.

Expert talk

Local Governance in Arab Countries

Local governance in Arab countries has not been the expression of local self-rule but has rather reflected the tendencies of young nation-states aiming at integrating the polity through centralization.

Seminar

Local Governance in the Middle East

Experiences from Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine

In cooperation with CERMOC Beirut / Amman

Jordan in a Changing Regional Environment:The Upcoming Scenarios

Conference report

High-ranking international and Jordanian experts, researchers, officials, decision-makers and former Jordanian ministers were all invited to participate in the third annual conference, partnered with Al-Quds Centre for Political Studies, titled, ‘Jordan in a Changing Regional and International Environment-The Upcoming Scenarios”. This is to share their expert opinions, and analysis on the current political events taking place in the region, and how it directly (and indirectly) affects Jordan. This conference intended to address the changing regional and international environment through a Jordanian lens, and how these changing regional dynamics will impact Jordan in the future. It took place in Amman in February 2020.

Jordan in a Changing Regional Environment

Regional Conference

Jordan is located in a turbulent regional environment. It is situated at the center of several crises that came into existence or were exacerbated after the uprisings of the so-called “Arab spring”. In this context, KAS Jordan Office organized together with Al-Quds Center for Political Studies a regional conference from 04 to 06 November 2017 in Amman. This conference analyzed Jordan’s internal and external security threats, its position and interests in the region as well as the impact of current regional developments on the country.

Meeting with HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal

KAS Saxony in Amman

In the course of a study tour conducted by Dr. Klose, representative for KAS Saxony, a meeting with several high-ranking politicians took place.

Opening of the German week: KAS presents the “Wahl-o-Mat”

EVENT REPORT

Opening of the German Week at the Jordan Museum

Welcome reception of Dr. Annette Ranko

EVENT REPORT

New Resident Representative hosts welcome reception

Dialogue program for politically engaged youth from Jordan in Berlin from the 9th to 15th of July 2017

Civil Society Program KAS Jordan

Security challenges in the Middle East

Jordanian Military at KAS

On 30 March 2017, the Royal Jordanian National Defense College (RJNDC) visited the headquarters of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin, as part of a visiting programme to Germany in the context of their Officers’ training in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Defence.

T20 Task Force on Forced Migration (TFFM)in Amman

Leading up to this year’s G20 Hamburg Summit, Task Force on Forced Migration (TFFM) meetings have been held in Berlin and Amman. They seek to develop evidence-based policy advice and solutions for the current refugee situation, especially in terms of robust funding, distribution, education, and labour market integration. Following the framework of other TFFM, an Outreach Event was hosted in Amman (Jordan) from the 14th to the 16th of February 2017. Representatives from both the Jordan and Syria/Iraq offices of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung participated in this session.

Policy Mechanisms of Ministries Working with International Organizations

On 27 February 2017, the Ministry of Social Development and KAS Jordan Office held a pilot workshop entitled, “Policy Mechanisms of Ministries Working with Foreign Organizations” to communicate best practice examples of registration, residency and work permit procedures for employees, and foreign funding applications, with the benefit of less obstructive bureaucracy as a consequence. The session helped close the procedural knowledge gap.

Merkel's Dilemma – Refugees and the Rise of the European Populists

AN EXPERT DIALOGUE ON THE SOCIO-POLITICAL CHALLENGES OF MIGRATION

The Regional Office Gulf States and the Jordan Office jointly organised an expert talk with TV presenter and journalist Mr Ali Aslan on Germany's refugee policy, the rise of European populist parties and the future of the European Union.