A year After its Formation: Jordanians’ Opinion of Dr. Bisher Al Khasawneh’s Government and Some Current Issues

Please note that the opinions expressed in the survey represent the viewpoint of the respondents only, and do not necessarily represent the opinion of the Center for Strategic Studies, the University of Jordan, or their employees. October 26, 2021 Introduction Continuing on the vocation of the Center of Strategic Studies of probing citizens’ perceptions and…

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72% of Jordanians believe gov’t succeeded in providing stability, domestic security — survey

AMMAN — A total of 72 per cent of Jordanians believe that the government has succeeded in providing domestic security and stability, a survey conducted by the University of Jordan’s Centre for Strategic Studies (CSS) showed on Tuesday.  According to the poll, conducted on the occasion of one year of Prime Minister and Minister of…

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Poll: 33 percent of Jordanians trust the Khasawneh government

Tuesday, the Center for Strategic Studies announced the results of a public opinion poll on the government of Dr. Bisher Al-Khasawneh, a year after its formation. The results showed that Jordanians are more concerned about their social security for the first time, and that the vast majority believe that the government has succeeded in providing…

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“The New Levant: Rationales, Implications and Future Trajectories”

Thinking ahead to strengthen regional dialogue! The Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) and The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Jordan (KAS) have organized an expert workshop in Amman on “The New Levant“ initiative. Distinguished analysts from Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, and Europe gathered this weekend to discuss the motivations, implications and potential of the intensifying cooperation between Amman, Cairo and…

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Role of CSOs in Political Participation and Democratization in Jordan

This position paper is based on primary and secondary data. Primary data was collected by the Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) at the University of Jordan in July 2021, as part of QARARUNA-CSS project, from two samples; national sample (2,484 respondents) and a targeted sample of CSO staff (237 respondents). The findings were reported in…

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Political Participation and Promotion of Democracy: Role of Civil Society Organizations in Jordan

Throughout the past decade, Jordan has been able to successfully manoeuvre serious predicaments with the ultimate aim of achieving comprehensive development, regardless of the local and neighbouring political, economic and humanitarian challenges. Entering into the kingdom’s second century, the vision of His Majesty King Abdullah II concentrates on political reform, peaceful democratic transition and inclusion…

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Noncommunicable diseases leading cause of death in Jordan — survey

AMMAN — Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Jordan, constituting 78 per cent of the total deaths, being mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases. At the end of 2019, the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) of the University of…

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Survey sheds light on non-communicable diseases in Jordan

AMMAN — The Jordanian Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), on Monday held a session to discuss the situation of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Jordan, in light of the results of a recent national survey.  The survey monitors NCDs and their associated risk factors and was completed by the Health…

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Study: 68% of Jordanians don’t trust political reform committee

Sixty-eight per cent of Jordanians do not trust the recently-formed Royal Committee to Modernise the Political System and its expected outcomes, an official study revealed yesterday. The poll, carried out by the University of Jordan’s Center of Strategic Studies, showed that “only 32 percent of the Jordanian citizens believe that the committee will be able…

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