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Jordan Navigating its Interests in EU-GCC New Strategic Partnership

The Russian invasion of Ukraine had created various crises on the international stage, particular in energy prices, food supply chains, and inflation. These events made many countries reconsider the strategic importance of the Middle East and the Arabian Gulf. In a virtual roundtable hosted by the Politics and Society Institute in coordination with Friedrich Ebert-Stiftung, experts from the Arab World…

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Economic Policies

Position paper: Objectives of President Biden’s visit and the transformations of the “Jordanian Geopolitics”

The Politics and Society Institute (PSI), in cooperation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung – Amman office (FES), held a closed virtual session on July 5th, 2022. The session titled “President Biden’s visit to the Middle East: Setting the Stage for a Renewed Partnership?” has focused on the upcoming first /visit of president Biden to the region. The sessions were attended by Jordanian and…

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Commentaries

The Hungarian elections: A new beginning or a continuation of the status quo?

Fidesz, the ruling party in Hungary, can be seen as anti-democratic. This has been academically discussed in many excellent papers and articles, such as Freedom House reports on Hungary during Fidesz’s tenure. The rise of the populist right-wing in Hungary can be mainly attributed to the massive failure of the 2002-2010 government. Furthermore, internal factors, such as the disorganization of…

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PSI News

Workshop “The pivotal role of political parties in the process of democratic transition”

       In cooperation with the European Union delegation in Jordan, the Institute of Politics and Society held a workshop entitled “The pivotal role of political parties in the process of democratic transition” at the Prince Hassan Cultural Center in the city of Karak, the workshop discussed the future opportunities for building a democratic transition model in which parties…

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PSI News

Workshop about Freedom of Speech and Pluralism in the Public Sphere.

   The Institute of Politics and Society, in partnership with the European Union Delegation in Ma’an, held a workshop entitled “Freedom of Speech and Pluralism in the Public Domain: Information Flow is a Lever for Modernizing the Political System” intending to raise the confidence of Jordanian public opinion and support the modernization of the political system, for which a royal…

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PSI News

The question of collective national identity and culture among Jordanian population: dividers and connectors.

Al-Zarqa 27-2-2022 The holding of this workshop comes in cooperation between the Institute for Politics and Society and the European Union Delegation in Amman, to discuss and develop the common space among Jordanian women & youth participating in the workshop on the subject of collective national identity, and the common denominators of all Jordanians, reducing the concerns and doubts that…

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