Events - Foundation Office Jordan
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War in Times of Peace
The Gulf Region One Year after September 11
11 September 2001 has brought attention back to the Arab states of the Gulf with which traditional instruments of development co-operation are lacking due to their oil wealth. The seminar will explore new ways of opening dialogue.
The Mechanisms of Political Cooperation between Europe and the Near East
The Role of German Political Foundations
Foreign institutions have repeatedly come under attack by public and published opinion in the Near East. The seminar will start a dialogue with students and faculty over the role of political co-operation and its institutions.
The National Statistics of Lebanon
Conditions of Good Governance
The production and availability of statistical data is crucial for any good governance. However, state institutions and non-state actors lack reliable data. The seminar will bring together all relevant institutions to come up with recommendations for
Youth Forum Syria 2002
The Challenge of the Internet
Like all countries in the region, Syria has a young population. Policies of opening up have given the internet new importance. The seminar will bring together young people to address their needs.
Electoral Geography in Southern Lebanon
Conditions of Democratic Representation
Lebanon's elections of 2000 have shown democratic deficits due to the setup of constituencies. The seminar will assess the situation in the south in preparation for a national conference to be held in Beirut at the end of the year.
Regional Developments and the Peace Process
Two areas of crisis continue to destabilize the Middle East - Iraq and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Fears that both issues be linked to each other are high. Whatever shapes the Middle East will take over the next months, the agonizing state of the peac
Local Governance in the Middle East
Experiences from Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine
In cooperation with CERMOC Beirut / Amman
Educational Reform in Syria
The Didactics of Geography
In the process of opening up, Syria attaches great importance to educational reform. The workshop will enable teachers to further develop their presentation skills and to foster creativity among students.
Reformist Thinking in the Muslim World
Roundtable with innovative Muslim Intellectuals
Fundamental texts of religions do not speak for themselves. They are translated according to present time by theologians and intellectuals in any generations. The seminar will start a collection of reformist ideas and invite for dialogue.
Book Presentation: Jordan in Transition 1990-2000
The Near East between the Gulf War and September 11
As a buffer state situated between the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the situation in Iraq, regional developments have had important impacts on Jordan. The publication tries to assess the evolution through the last decade.