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Workshop: “Girls and Young Women Empowerment in the MENA Region" - Phase 2

The KAS Rule of Law Programme (MENA) and Plan International Jordan partnered up to train girls, young women- led organizations on advocacy and lobbying skills.

The workshop aimed to transfer knowledge and train 20 young women from youth-led organizations in Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, and Jordan on fundamental international human rights principles. A second phase of the project, focusing on advocacy and lobbying skills, was held in Beirut, Lebanon, from September 10-13, 2022. The target group was chosen from various MENA countries to provide them with the tools they need to advocate for their rights in their communities across the region. The training extended over three consecutive days and covered a range of topics related to the advocacy and lobbying skills.

Workshop: "Best practices in the profession of a Lawyer in the region"

Two-day workshop of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the German Federal Bar Association in Amman (Jordan).

On August 15 and 16, 2022, a workshop in cooperation of the Rule of Law Program Middle East and North Africa of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the German Federal Bar Association and the Jordanian Bar Association entitled "Best practices in the profession of a Lawyer in the region" took place in Amman- Jordan.

The Digitization and Future of Law

An international legal conference in cooperation with the Lebanon Law Review in Beirut, Lebanon.

On Friday, the 12th of August 2022, the Rule of Law Program Middle East and North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), in cooperation with the Lebanon Law Review (LLR) organized a one-day conference entitled “the digitization and future of law”. The conference took place at the Lancaster Plaza Hotel Beirut, with the participation of more than 200 attendees including member of parliaments, experts, judges, jurists, academians, journalists and students.

Panel discussion "The Constitutional Court of Jordan: Evaluating Ten Years of Service and Future Prospects"

The panel aimed to discuss the study conducted in partnership with the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan in December 2021.

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa, in partnership with the Center for Strategic Studies University of Jordan, held panel discussion titled "The Constitutional Court of Jordan: Evaluating Ten Years of Service and Future Expectations" on Tuesday, 19th of July 2022 at 12:00 P.M. in Amman, Jordan at the University of Jordan -Prince AL Hussein Bin Abdullah- School of International Studies.

Workshop: “Girls and Young Women Empowerment in the MENA Region" - phase 1

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Plan International Jordan partnered up to train 20 girls, young women, as well as youth/young women-led organizations on International Human Rights standards and principles.

In this first phase of the project, the workshop aimed at transferring knowledge and at training 20 young women from youth-led organizations from Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia and Jordan on fundamental international human rights principles. A second phase of the project will be held in September 2022 in Beirut, Lebanon, focusing on advocacy and lobbying skills. The target group was chosen from various MENA countries in order to equip them with the tools to advocate for their rights in their communities across the region.

Conference in Rabat, Morocco: Women's Access to Justice

A three-day conference together with ARPA, the National Human Rights Council of Morocco and the Mohamed V University of Rabat - and over 100 participants from over 7 countries.

Coming together at the Mohamed V University in Rabat, Morocco, over 100 participants from over 7 countries came together to discuss "Women's Access To Justice". Organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa, ARPA, the National Human Rights Council of Morocco and the Mohamed V University, the three day conference saw great working groups, big plenary discussions and the beginning of a strong network - for future work to come!

Panel Discussion: “Caretaking: A New System of Government"

The panel discussed the study that Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and the Legal Agenda conducted in June 2022. The study evaluates and researches the legal obligations and rights of caretaker governments.

On the 14th of July 2022, The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and the Legal Agenda (LA), held a panel discussion entitled “Caretaking: A New System of Government".

Boundaries of Religion and Citizenship in the Middle East and North Africa

A two days closed roundtable in cooperation with the MENA Legal Network in Cadenabbia, Italy.

On Monday and Tuesday, the 6th and the 7th of June 2022, the Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), in cooperation with the MENA Legal Network (MLN) organized a two-day expert-roundtable entitled “Cohabitation and Cooperation between Religious and Secular Laws: Challenges and Opportunities for Religious, Political and Judicial Actors”. The roundtable took place at the historical Villa la Collina in Cadenabbia, Italy, with participation of international experts, doctors and professors.

Strengthening Parliamentary Oversight to Enhance Accountability and Transparency

A whole day round table in cooperation with the Lebanese Foundation for Permanent Civil Peace in Beirut, Lebanon.

On Thursday, the 28th of April 2022, the Rule of Law Program Middle East and North Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), in cooperation with the Lebanese Foundation for Permanent Civil Peace (LFPCP) and in collaboration with the Lebanese Parliament and the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union organized a one-day roundtable and discussion session entitled “strengthening parliamentary oversight to enhance accountability and transparency”. The workshop took place at the Library Hall of the Lebanese parliament, with the participation of ministers, MPs, judges, jurists, civil society actors and law students.

Workshop: Quality Management in the Courts and Models of Judicial Governance

Together with UAEU, KAS organized an online workshop on the courts quality management and the models of judicial governance

On Tuesday, 26th Of April 2022, the Rule of Law Programme Middle East and North Africa of the Konad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), in cooperation with the United Arab Emirates University College of Law (UAEU), organized an online workshop in which a lecture was given in order to promote and strengthen the concept of “Judicial Governance” among legal students in the UAE.

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