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Seminar

Electoral Geography in Eastern Lebanon

Conditions of Democratic Representation

The setup of constituencies is crucial for every democratic representation. The last elections in Lebanon in 2000 showed that the establishment of multi-confessional constituencies has resulted in democratic deficits. The workshop will assess the sit

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 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

Economic Aspects

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

Book presentation

The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and Jordan

Presentation of the Publication "Rules of Origin and Preferences in the Foreign Trade of Jordan with the EU"

The ratification process being terminated, the Association Agreement between the European Union Jordan has entered into force. This offers new opportunities for Jordan's trade with the EU, on which KAS has prepared a manual.

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

Globalization and Migration in the Near East

Legal Aspects

10% of the worlds migrants originate in the Middle East. This poses problems in particular to Europe. However, the region itself has started attracting migrants from South and South-East Asia. The Workshop will assess the situation.

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.

Expert conference

New Media and Change in the Arab World

Internationale Konferenz zur Rolle der Neuen Medien in der arabischen Welt

Die Medien im arabischen Raum wandeln sich. Das informationsmonopol der Regierung ist gebrochen. Neue Chancen enstehen fuer die politische Kultur mit Auswirkung auf die innenpolitischen Verhaeltnisse der arabischen Laender.

100 Years of Jordan

by Tariq Fadel

Tariq Fadel's essay on "100 Years of Jordan"

100 Years of Jordan

Raghad Abu Halimeh

Raghad Abu Halimeh submitted an article on '100 Years of Jordan'

100 Years of Jordan-100 Years of Hospitality

by Riyam Nashwan

Riyam Nashwan's essay on "100 Years of Jordan"

Jordan at 100

Youth Essay and Photography Competition

To commemorate the long history of state and community-building, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) and the West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute have launched the “100 Years of Jordan” competition. The competition aimed to convey what 100 years of Jordan means to Jordanians through submitting Arabic and English essays and photographs describing Jordan and its long history

Empowering Female Cartoonists in Jordan

'She is Art' Exhibition

KAS Jordan Office and their cooperation partners, Wishbox Media and Qalam Hurr, launched a 10-day exhibition to showcase the brilliant artworks of 10 female Jordanian artists who participated in the 4-month training project, "Empowering Female Cartoonists in Jordan" at Fann wa Chai.

Political Party Capacity Building

Workshop 1

The first workshop under the project, "Political Party Capacity Building" jointly organized with Al-Quds Center for Political Studies, commenced last Saturday and included a number of speakers from centrist political parties. The first workshop assessed the experience of centrist parties in the 2020 Jordanian parliamentary elections and the important lessons drawn from this experience for future elections.

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.

Eröffnung der Deutschen Woche: KAS präsentiert den „Wahl-o-Mat“

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Eröffnung der Deutschen Woche im Jordan Museum