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Jordan in a Changing Regional Environment

by Annette Ranko, Hala Abu Ghazaleh

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.

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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.

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

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Eröffnung der Deutschen Woche im Jordan Museum

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Opening of the German week: KAS presents the “Wahl-o-Mat”

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Opening of the German Week at the Jordan Museum

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Welcome reception of Dr. Annette Ranko

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New Resident Representative hosts welcome reception

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Dialogue program for politically engaged youth from Jordan in Berlin from the 9th to 15th of July 2017

Civil Society Program KAS Jordan

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Studien- und Dialogprogramm für politisch engagierte Nachwuchskräfte aus Jordanien vom 09. bis 15. Juli 2017 in Berlin

"Political activism of young people is empowered in Germany, while it is restricted in Jordan. But the extent of young people’s political interest in Jordan seems to be much higher than in Germany.”Mit diesem Zitat beendete eine Gruppe politisch engagierter Nachwuchskräfte aus Jordanien das Studien- und Dialogprogramm vergangene Woche in Berlin.

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Security challenges in the Middle East

Jordanian Military at KAS
On 30 March 2017, the Royal Jordanian National Defense College (RJNDC) visited the headquarters of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin, as part of a visiting programme to Germany in the context of their Officers’ training in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Defence.

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T20 Task Force on Forced Migration (TFFM)in Amman

by Manuel Schubert, Imke Haase, Barbara Sabitzer

Leading up to this year’s G20 Hamburg Summit, Task Force on Forced Migration (TFFM) meetings have been held in Berlin and Amman. They seek to develop evidence-based policy advice and solutions for the current refugee situation, especially in terms of robust funding, distribution, education, and labour market integration. Following the framework of other TFFM, an Outreach Event was hosted in Amman (Jordan) from the 14th to the 16th of February 2017. Representatives from both the Jordan and Syria/Iraq offices of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung participated in this session.

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Policy Mechanisms of Ministries Working with International Organizations

by Manuel Schubert, Afaf Maraqa

On 27 February 2017, the Ministry of Social Development and KAS Jordan Office held a pilot workshop entitled, “Policy Mechanisms of Ministries Working with Foreign Organizations” to communicate best practice examples of registration, residency and work permit procedures for employees, and foreign funding applications, with the benefit of less obstructive bureaucracy as a consequence. The session helped close the procedural knowledge gap.