JID News

[1/2/2015]: On the occasion of the official visit of Commissioner Johannes Hahn to Jordan, the Commissioner presented a lecture titled " EU-Jordan Relations in the Framework of the Revision of European Neighbourhood Policy" at JID. Commissioner Hahn is in charge of the European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations in the European Commission, since November 2014. Dr. Omar Rifai, the Director of Jordan Institute of Diplomacy, and Dr. Joanna Wronecka, the Ambassador of the European Union to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, presented the guest to the invitees, who included Foreign Diplomats to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordanian officials as well as Jordanian Media representatives. At the end of the lecture the Commissioner answered questions raised by the attendance. [details]
[6/1/2015]: Dr. Omar Rifai, the Director of the Jordan Institute of Diplomacy (JID) opened a Roundtable Discussion on Business-Humanitarian Co-operation. The introductory remarks were delivered by Mr. Edward Kallon, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Professor Claude Bruderlein, Harvard University. The Roundtable included 35 participants as delegates from local and global business sectors, United Nation's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), (ICRC) and (JID), in addition to 16 post-graduate Harvard students as passive participants. The aim of the Roundtable event was to find ways, venues and best practices to establish a Business-Humanitarian Cooperation regarding the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan. The event was organized by The Middle East Initiative at the Belfer Center at the Harvard Kennedy School, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nation's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) and Jordan Institute of Diplomacy (JID). [details]
[6/1/2015]: Dr. Omar Rifai welcomed in his office H.E Dr. Jawad Hadi Abbas the Iraqi Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. In the meeting both sides discussed the ways to establish cooperation between JID and relevant Iraqi institutions, also the prospects of signing a MOU between the Iraqi and Jordanian sides that aims at strengthening academic and training aspects were discussed.
[5-23/1/2015]: Dr. Omar Rifai, the Director of the Jordan Institute of Diplomacy (JID) opened Harvard Field Study Course in Amman for the second year in a row that will last until 23/1/2015. The course has sixteen participants, who are Harvard registered students and has five instructors coming from different schools at Harvard such as Dr. Claude Bruderlein the instructor of the Course, Senior Researcher and Instructor in Harvard School of Public Health and Kennedy School of Government and Dr. Nawaf Obaid, Fellow at Belfer Center of Kennedy School, in addition to visiting lecturers from Jordan and the region. The Course is organized by Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard School of Public Health and Jordan Institute of Diplomacy. [details]





The Jordanian Diplomat: The JID continues to publish this periodical in cooperation with the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a public information and education instrument in addition to its role in providing an opportunity for the discussion of major internal as well as external issues of interest to the country.
1. Vol.2 No.2 March-June 2011 ( PDF file)

Opinions and Research Series 10: The Impact of Higher Education on the Development of Community and Society, H.R.H. Prince El-Hassan Bin Talal.

Opinions and Research Series 9: Peace Making in the Middle East: Mission Possible, Dr. Eberhard Rhein. Language: English

Opinions and Research Series 8: China's Road to Development and its Prospects, Ambassador Mei Zhaorong. Language: English

Diplomatic Handbook , Ralph G. Feltham, Translated by Dr. Yaseen Istanbuli, 2007.

The Partnership Initiative between Human Rights Civil Society Organizations and the Government, 2006.

Social Diplomatic Behavior in Brief (Etiquette and Protocol), Salwa Sate' Al-Hussari, 1999.

Arab Oil and Diplomacy: Towards the 21st Century, Dr. F.A. Daghestani, and Dr. Wijdan Ali, ed., 1999.