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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.

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'

Civic education - A vehicle for change

By Pauline Augsten

On Saturday, November 27 and Sunday, November 28, 2021, the Jordan Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, in cooperation with its partner, the Jordanian Centre for Civic Education (JCCE), hosted a two-day conference on "Preventing Radicalization Through Education - A Regional Perspective." As panelists, three guests from Tunisia, Egypt and Palestine, in addition to Jordanian political analysts, educators, government officials, academics and religious figures took part in the discussions.

Jordan's International Relations Survey

Conducted by KAS Jordan Office & Cooperation Partner NAMA

This event was to lunch the survey that delves into perceptions of Jordan’s largest economic supporter, which country Jordan should have as an ally, and which country does Jordan share foreign policy objectives with, political relations and diplomatic relations, the roles played by active states in the region, Arab-Israeli conflict, instability and regional conflicts, and international rivalries.

Exchanging Experiences Among Young Parliamentarians Across the Arab World

Regional Workshop

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation-Jordan Office and Al-Quds Center for Political Studies jointly organized an international "experience-exchange" workshop in the Dead Sea featuring young parliamentarians and experts across the Arab world.

Heralding a New Era of Development: Jordan in its Second Centenary

As the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has entered its second centennial of the foundation of the state, KAS Jordan co-organized a Conference titled “Jordan’s Second Century-Challenges and Opportunities” with its long-standing partner Al-Quds Center for Political Studies and under the patronage of his excellency the Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs Mr. Musa Al-Maayteh.