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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.

Book presentation

Countdown to Elections in Yemen

Democracy Building in the Near East

In several workshops, women candidates have been trained for election campaigning and public communication skills. The workshop presents the instruments that were developed; posters, candidates' guides, in-depth-studies.


Strengthening Political Participation of Women in Yemen

Democracy Building in the Near East

In preparation of parliamentary elections in Yemen, KAS and the Human Rights Information and Traning Center in Taizz hold a training workshop for women candidates in Yemen.


Modernity and Educational Institutions of Islam

Modernity and Islam in the Near East - Second Workshop

Social change in Muslim countries is not only linked to economic development; culture and religion are equally important. The seminar explores the role of academic institutions for future-oriented curricula.


Electoral Geography of Lebanon

National Conference in Preparation of Elections

After a series of regional workshops in Tripoli, Zahle, and Saida, this seminar will present the results of this year's activities regarding the possible reform of constituencies in Lebanon.


Germany and the Middle East

Workshop 4 of the Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue


Expert conference

The Role of the European Union in the Middle East Peace Process

The Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue goes beyond economic relations. However, the European Union has rather appeared to be payer, not player in the Middle East peace process. The conference will assess the situation and give future recommendations.


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

Closing Ceremony of Civic Education Programmes 2022

Participants of KAS-JCCE programmes convene in Amman

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Jordan Office marked this year’s conclusion of the “Youth Academy” and “Women’s Voices” programmes which took place in cooperation with the Jordanian Centre for Civic Education (JCCE).

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

Expert Roundtable in Amman

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) organized a panel discussion in Amman on the 25th October 2022 on the impact of the war in Ukraine on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and the prospects for peace.

Jordanian Academy for Political Education

The Closing Ceremony

On the 14th September 2022, KAS Jordan Office and Al-Quds Center for Political Studies celebrated the closing ceremony of their training, "Jordanian Academy for Political Education" in the King Hussein Club.

Young Leaders in Jordanian Political Parties

Following the recent outcomes of the royal initiative to modernize the political system, KAS- Jordan Office and Al-Quds Center for Political Studies have launched an Academy for Youth in Political Parties which revolves around promoting democratic standards within Jordanian political parties and enhancing political communication for young leaders.

Missiles Capability Protocol

Towards Better Security in the Middle East

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) Jordan Office and the Arab Institute for Security Studies (ACSIS) hosted its first roundtable discussion on the Missiles Capability Protocol from the 17th-18th May 2022. The aim of this roundtable was to initiate an inclusive and constructive dialogue in order to develop confidence-building measures that entail missile capabilities. The roundtable hosted a number of experts representing various international bodies such as the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), the US Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, the League of Arab States, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The roundtable analyzed different aspects of missile proliferation regionally and internationally; specifically, the legality of utilizing missiles in armed conflicts, and its impact on security and stability, and concluded with recommendations on how to reduce the threat of missiles and ensure a better regional security architecture.

Jordanienreise von Hermann Gröhe

Christen im Nahen Osten, Flüchtlinge und demokratische Reformen im Fokus

Der stellvertretende Vorsitzende der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Hermann Gröhe, besuchte am 26. und 27. Mai 2022 Jordanien. Er eröffnete eine internationale Konferenz zum Thema „Christen im Nahen Osten“ und informierte sich über die Lage der syrischen Flüchtlinge im Zaatari-Camp. In Gesprächen mit Politik und Zivilgesellschaft diskutierte Gröhe über die demokratischen Entwicklungsperspektiven des Haschemitischen Königreichs.

Jordanian and Palestinian Political Analysts Dialogue

Taking Stock and Rethinking Future Relations

KAS-Jordan Office and KAS Palestine Office organized a dialogue seminar for young Jordanian and Palestinian political analysts. The participants discussed current developments in the Middle East conflict as well as the shift in regional power relations and how it affects them both domestically. The decision-making processes of both governments were also examined, as well as possible future energy and water cooperation. Finally, issues of identity in both Jordan and Palestine were explored.

Training Programme for Municipal and Governorate Council Candidates

Jointly with Al-Quds Center, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Jordan Office conducted two training workshops on municipal and governorates management and how to run successful election campaigns. These two workshops took place in March 2022 in the governorates of Amman and Irbid.

The Untapped Potential of Jordan’s Youth for the Kingdoms Decentralization

An Event Report on the Workshop-Series “Local Administration and Youth” by KAS and MOPPA

The Jordan Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, in cooperation with the Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, has been organizing six one-day workshops on “Local Administration and Youth” across the Hashemite Kingdom. The workshops focused on raising awareness and promoting discussion for the upcoming municipal elections on March 22nd, 2022 and the role of local community. The first workshops in Madaba on February 17th, 2022 witnessed among its 19 participants a wide spectrum of Jordanian youth and women.

Jordan: Between Dreams and Reality

A Collective Virtual Arts Exhibition

A virtual arts exhibition under the theme 'Arts and Politics'