Middle East & North Africa


Recent publications

Double-Edged Sword

How to Engage Returnee Networks in Migrant Reintegration

Migrants increasingly have a say in migration policies. Diaspora and migrant associations rightfully step into the spotlight to bring their much-needed perspectives to policy development. But the work of associations of returned migrants has stayed in the shadows despite their having firsthand experiences that can guide the design of reintegration policies.

Victoria Rietig
Sophie Meiners

Frauenproteste in Iran

Feministische Außenpolitik als Chance für einen Wandel der deutschen Iran-Politik
Kerstin Müller

Proteste im Iran

Versagt die feministische Außenpolitik Deutschlands?
Dr. Cornelius Adebahr

Sanctions Against Russia

Five Lessons from the Case of Iran
Dr. Stefan Meister
Dr. David Jalilvand
Policy Brief


Past events

07:00 | 12 - 15 Sep 2019

Socio-Economic Challenges and the Impact of Regional Dynamics on Jordan

Employment, Social Cohesion, and International Cooperation – Perspectives from the Region and Europe (Workshop I)

Intensifying crises and instability in Jordan’s immediate neighborhood pose a significant challenge to the Hashemite Kingdom. Amman not only faces a difficult security environment, but also needs to balance its relations with its neighbors and Western partners who frequently pursue conflicting interests.

09:00 | 13 - 15 Jun 2019

Socio-Economic Challenges and Jordan’s Foreign Policy (Workshop II)

Employment, Trade, and International Cooperation – Perspectives from the Region and Europe

The workshop in Amman was the second in a series devoted to analyzing issues related to Jordan’s socio-economic reforms and foreign policy. Mid-level experts who work in the field of policy analysis and advice in think tanks, academic research institutions, and comparable organizations discussed options for action together with decision-makers. The participants had previously attended a workshop in Berlin in April 2019.

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