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Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Open Day 2021

„Politics and trust“

The work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation: focusing on participation, representation, security, and innovation.

Workshop

Civil Society Engagement in a Ceasefire Mechanism in Yemen

Two-days workshop to discuss a possible engagement of Yemen’s civil society in a potential ceasefire mechanism

Workshop

EU-GCC Relations

The Path to a New Relationship

The overall objective of this workshop is to examine how the GCC and the EU countries can deepen their cultural, economic and political relations and the kind of challanges that they need to overcome in order to achieve this goal.

Expert conference

Promoting and Advocating for Civil Sector Enhancement (PACE) in Kuwait

En.v and KAS Launch the final Phase of PACE Project

In line with their objective to support civil society organizations, the En.v initiative (en.v) and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) launch the final phase of the project ‘Promoting and Advocating for Civic Sector Enhancement’ (PACE) in 2018.

Congress

AStepAhead 2018

Number one career fair for women in Saudi Arabia

Also in 2018, the Regional Programme Gulf States continues to support "AStepAhead", the number one career fair for women in the Kingdom. In this year’s edition, KAS will also organise two workshops.

Symposium

Regional Startup Competition

The most creative ideas from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Germany

The German-Saudi Liaison Office for Economic Affairs (GESALO) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation organise another startup competition. This time, entrepreneurs from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Germany compete to make it to the finals.

Study and Information Program

The Role of Female Young Leaders in Socio-Economic Change

A visitor programme for a female Saudi delegation to Berlin

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is organising a visitor programme for a female Saudi delegation, in order to connect with peers from Germany and to develop jointly solutions.

Expert talk

Promoting & Advocating for Civic Sector Enhancement (PACE) in Kuwait

Next round for our PACE-project with KAS partner en.v

KAS Partner en.v develops a needs assessment and mapping of Kuwait’s civil society sector.

Symposium

Austausch zwischen Startups aus Saudi-Arabien und Deutschland

Ein Startup-Wettbewerb vielversprechender Geschäftsideen

Die Außenhandelskammer (AHK) Riad und die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) organisieren ein Startup-Wettbewerb für saudische Gründer. Die Finalisten reisen Mitte April nach Berlin, um sich mit deutschen Gründern auszutauschen.

Symposium

Connecting Entrepreneurs from Saudi Arabia and Germany

A Start-Up Competition Selecting Most Promising Business Ideas

The German-Saudi Liaison Office for Economic Affairs (GESALO) and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) are organising a start-up competition for Saudi entrepreneurs. The winners travel to Berlin in mid-April to connect with their German counterparts.

Civil Society Engagement in a Ceasefire Mechanism in Yemen

Two-days workshop to discuss a possible engagement of Yemen’s civil society in a potential ceasefire mechanism

On May 19th and 20th, the Regional Program Gulf States and Yemen Policy Center held a two-days workshop to discuss a possible engagement of Yemen’s civil society in a potential ceasefire mechanism sponsored by the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen.

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AWAKEN 2021

AWAKEN is a community-building program that entails a series of festivals and public events that aims at bringing people together in order to build a more resilient and inclusive society.

The Power of Youth

Future Change Maker Programm

Supported by the Regional Program Gulf States at KAS, Ibtkar has launched a 10 weeks training program for the Kuwaiti youth aiming at assisting them to acquire the necessary skills for self-initiative campaigning.

Contestation, Sectarianism, and Reconciliation in the Conflict of Yemen

On December 2 & 3, 2020 the Regional Program Gulf States (RPG) in collaboration with the program of Sectarianism, Proxies, and De-Sectarianism (SEPAD) at Lancaster University’s Richardson Institute, held a workshop on the conflict in Yemen.

Women Leadership in the Gulf States

A workshop series

Following its successful training program on women political leadership and campaigning, IBTKAR, a political, strategic and public relations consultancy based in Kuwait, organized with the support of the Regional Program Gulf States, ten workshops on women leadership in the Gulf States.

EU-GCC Relations

The Path towards a New Relationship

On the 14th of October 2019, the Regional Programme Gulf States hosted a workshop in Brussels on the relations between the European Union (EU) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Attended by experts, scholars and officials from Gulf States, Europe and the US, this workshop took place under Chatham House Rules. In the following, we summarize the debate and main outcomes.

Ibtkar

Dialogue Program for Young Female Leaders

12 young executive women from Kuwait visited Germany and engaged in dialogue with German politicians and CSOs

In September 2019, a group of young female leaders from Kuwait completed a one week dialogue program in Berlin. Under the heading “Women in Politics, Society and Economy”, the Kuwaitis met with German interlocutors from institutions such as the German Foreign Office, the German Bundestag and Freie Universität Berlin.

Saudi-Arabia and Germany: Perceptions and Future Potential for Cooperation

IfDS-KAS Roundtable in Riyadh

On September 16, 2019, the Regional Programme Gulf States in cooperation with the Prince Saud Al Faisal Institute for Diplomatic Studies (IfDS), the think tank of the Saudi Foreign Ministry, hosted a roundtable in Riyadh: "Germany and Saudi Arabia. Perceptions and Future Potential for Cooperation". This was the second such cooperation event; the first roundtable between the Regional Programme Gulf States and the IfDS took place in 2018.

AHK

Start.Up! Germany – Bringing entrepreneurs from the Kingdom of Saudi-Arabia to Germany

The number of startups in Saudi Arabia is growing steadily and is actively promoted under the Saudi Vision 2030. One goal of the Vision is to diversify the Saudi economy and in particular to enable young people and women to participate in the economy by helping them to set up their own businesses.

Saudi-German Relations: Opportunities for Joint Cooperation

A ROUNDTABLE IN RIYADH PROMOTED DIALOGUE AND STRENGTHENED THE EXCHANGE BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES

Diplomatic relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Germany date back to the 1950s. Particularly in the areas of economic cooperation and security cooperation, both countries have long been on a path of active exchange and close coordination. Despite this positive track record, bilateral relations between the two countries have recently also experienced diplomatic setbacks. Overcoming these developments remains a key challenge for the foreign policy of both countries.