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Foreign Aid in the Middle East and North Africa

Shifting Patterns in International Cooperation

This international conference, organized by the Regional Program Political Dialogue South Mediterranean of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC), aims to map the new trends, patterns and priorities of foreign aid assistance as well as their objectives and impacts for the regional development of the MENA.

Seminar

Seminar of the European Fall Academy

Call for Applications

About thirty young social activists from the central Maghreb will take part at the European Fall Academy that the KAS Regional Program South Mediterranean organizes for the third time at the European Academy of Otzenhausen (Germany).

Discussion

EU-North Africa Relations: Resetting the Dialogue on Partnership

Panel Discussion

This panel discussion seeks to review how to reset the debate on EU-North Africa relations and how to adjust to the demands and expectations on both sides following a recently edited volume on "The European Union and North Africa: Prospects and Challenges".

Congress

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The Mediterranean Women Digital Summit

MED Women for Social Innovation

The Mediterranean Women Digital Summit is a yearly platform for outstanding women activists and entrepreneurs leading the digital transformation of their countries’ economies and societies. After a successful first edition, the organizers seek to extend the experience with a second event with a particular attention paid to social innovation. Hosting activists, social entrepreneurs as well as academics from countries of the southern Mediterranean region, the Mediterranean Women Digital Summit aims at providing a platform to explore the opportunities digitalization offers to women empowerment. This year, participants will share innovative ideas that are social both in their means and ends. The objective here is to develop a reflection on how to contribute through social innovations to a more sustainable and inclusive development in the Southern Mediterranean respecting various fields from access to education, to healthcare, or running business. The target outcome of the summit is to create a network of inspired women and enable them with knowledge and experiences from other success stories. With the opportunities that the digital economy offers to them, those leading women will be better equipped to contribute through social innovations to a more sustainable and inclusive development in the Southern Mediterranean.

Workshop

Expert talk

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Back to the Basics? Municipal Councils and Local Peacebuilding in Libya

Roundtable

The KAS Regional Program Political Dialogue South Mediterranean in cooperation with the think tank Stractegia is organizing a Libyan-Libyan dialogue event in Tunis. The closed-door roundtable brings together Libyan politicians, governmental officials, members of the civil society, of security institutions and the private sector. Representatives of selected international institutions will join as observers.

Workshop

How can Special Economic Zones lead to Growth and Integration in North Africa?

International Workshop on the potential of Special Economic Zones for North Africa, taking place in Rabat and Tangier, Morocco.

Workshop

Libya Task Force: Haftar's Assault on Tripoli

The Regional Program Political Dialogue South Mediterranean is organizing a meeting of its Libya Task Force in order to discuss the recent offensive of Khalifa Haftar on the capital city of Tripoli and evaluate the prospects of existing diplomatic initiatives to mediate the Libyan crisis.

Book presentation

Eine Debatte über die Regionale Ordnung in der Levante

Expertendiskussion

Das Regionalprogramm Politischer Dialog Südliches Mittelmeer der KAS organisiert in Zusammenarbeit mit dem International Relations Council of Turkey und dem Center for Turkish Studies eine hochkarätige Podiumsdiskussion über die regionale Ordnung in der Levante. Die Veranstaltung findet am 25. April an der Kadir Has Universität in Istanbul statt und ist die Fortsetzung einer Konferenz und einer Anthologie zu diesem Thema, die in Zusammenarbeit mit dem KAS-Regionalprogramm Südliches Mittelmeer und dem International Relations Council of Turkey erstellt wurde. Die Konferenz wird zudem das Buch mit dem Titel „The Levant: From Ancient Gateway to Modern Chaos - Search for a Regional Order” vorstellen.

Seminar

MENA Leadership Academy

The third Training of the MENA Leadership Academy will take place in Istanbul this year.

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Political Stalemate in Libya

Scenarios and Strategies for 2024

On March 7th, 2024, KAS PolDiMed hosted a one-day conference in Tunis called "Political Stalemate in Libya: Scenarios and Strategies for 2024." The main focus was to delve into various potential scenarios and strategies concerning Libya's political direction in 2024.

Euro-Mediterranean Relations in Changing Times

Second Annual KAS-MEDAC Alumni Circle

From 9 to 11 October 2023, KAS PolDiMed and MEDAC organized the Second Annual KAS MEDAC Alumni Conference in St. Julian's, Malta, which discussed the key prospects pertaining to the Euro-Mediterranean relations.

MENA Leadership Academy – Generation 4

Fourth Training - Political and Civil Society Engagement of Young Actors in Europe

KAS PolDiMed organized the fourth and last training of MENA LA program (Generation 4) in Berlin, Germany from 21 to 25 August 2023. The participants met a plethora of high-level actors and officials to discuss politics and civic engagement at the local, federal, and European level.

Summer School 2023

German Foreign Policy in a Changing World

On 28 and 29 July, KAS PolDiMed organized the Summer School 2023 which brought together young social and political activists and professionals from 7 countries of the South-Med region to learn more about the foundations of the German foreign policy.

Migration Hotspot Mediterranean Sea

Current migration policy debates in the example of Tunisia

From July 9 to 12, 2023, three members of the working group Interior of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag visited Tunisia on invitation of the regional program Political Dialogue in the Southern Mediterranean of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS PolDiMed).

Mediterranean Advisory Group (MAG)

Rethinking Euro-Med Relations Amidst Shifting Geopolitical Developments

From 5 to 7 July, 2023, KAS PolDiMed organized the Mediterranean Advisory Group (MAG) 2023 in Villa La Collina, Cadenabbia, Italy which discussesd the challenges and prospects facing the South-Med region at the geopolitical, security, and socio-economic levels.

Building Connections: A 2024 Mediterranean Agenda for the Next European Commission

On 29 June 2023, the Regional Programme Political Dialogue South Mediterranean of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Rome Office of the European Council on Foreign Relations, co-organized, in Cadenabbia, an expert workshop entitled: ‘’Building Connections: A 2024 Mediterranean Agenda for the Next European Commission’’.

Migration Dynamics in the Maghreb-Sahel region: changing trends, new challenges, and regional responses

On 22 and 23 June 2023, the Regional Programme Political Dialogue South Mediterranean (KAS PolDiMed) and the Regional Programme for the Sahel of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a conference on the “Migration-Dynamics in the Maghreb-Sahel region: changing trends, new challenges, and regional responses” in Rabat, Morocco.

Euro-Mediterranean Transport and Logistics: A Catalyst of Regional Cooperation in the Aftermath of the Global Economic Crisis

On 9 and 10 May 2023, the Regional Programme Political Dialogue South Mediterranean of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS PolDiMed) and the Union of the Mediterranean on Federations of Enterprises (BUSINESSMED) organized a conference on the “Euro-Mediterranean Transport and Logistics: A Catalyst of Regional Cooperation in the Aftermath of the Global Economic Crisis” in the city of Tangier, Morocco.

Rethinking Youth Political Activism in the MENA Region

Third Training of MENA Leadership Academy - Generation 4

KAS PolDiMed held its third training of MENA LA 4 in Rabat, Morocco, from 15th to 19th March 2023. The participants were trained on public policy and debate and discussed growing challenges to democracy and how to overcome them.