Geographic Area: Jordan
In October 27 2021, Qararuna’s Closing Ceremony was conducted, the Ceremony includes opening remarks by their Excellencies Eng. Musa Al-Maaytah, Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, Ms. Aránzazu Bañón Dávalos, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain in Jordan, and Ms. Maria Hadjitheodosiou, Ambassador of the European Union in Jordan, as well as a short documentary film screening about Qararuna stories of change. The Ceremony concluded with a photo exhibition showcasing the human face behind the entire operation. The exhibition was accompanied by live Oud performance.
The Ceremony equally hosted six panel speakers, including members of civil society organisations, national institutions, and decision and policy-makers. The Panelists took part in an open discussion, to shed light on the outcomes of “Qararuna” project and its impact on political participation and on the reform process in Jordan. Finally, the session provided the opportunity to present the views of the official entities regarding cooperating and partnering up with the civil society organisations, building on Qararuna outcomes and looking into means to sustain the work beyond Qararuna