• Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference

      Jordan was among the first countries to draft an international arbitration law, which contributes to attracting and protecting investments, Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said at the opening of the “Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference”.

    • UNDP Jordan Brochure

      Established in 1976; the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is one of the United Nations Agencies working in Jordan and is the main convener of sustainable development.

    • Jordan joined hands in celebrating the Anti-Corruption Day

      Jordan joined the world in marking the International Anti-corruption Day under the theme “Break the Corruption Chain”. In Jordan, UNDP marked this day in cooperation with the Jordanian Anti-Corruption Commission and the University of Jordan using “Jordan’s Youth against Corruption” as a theme aiming at encouraging youth engagement and participation in the fight against corruption. The University students reflected their opinions and views on anti-corruption issues through an artistic unique juried competition in which different creatives ideas were implemented such as poetries, caricatures, articles and other arts work. Students’ participation shed considerable light on how corruption affects poverty rate and inequitable distribution of resources and hinders security and social stability. On 9 December, a youthful event took place at the University of Jordan. The event contained some speeches, a poetry and a sketch written and performed by the University students, in addition to a short film on anti-corruption. The event was concluded by announcing the names of the competition winners and distributing certificates among all the participants.

    • UNDP Administrator visits UNDP Jordan Projects

      The UN development official, Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Chair of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG), had an official visit to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on 7 November 2015. As part the visit; Ms. Clark visited UNDP-supported projects in areas most affected by the Syria crisis, in Northern Jordan and met with project beneficiaries and representatives from local authorities and other UNDP development partners.

    • Launch of the Framework for the Property Tax

      A joint framework for the property tax project was launched by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and the Ministry of Finance in collaboration & support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

    • Public-Private Sector Partnership Roundtable

      The newly established UNDP-Private Sector Development Forum had its first high level roundtable discussions at Talal Abu Ghazaleh Organization (TAG). The meeting, which was chaired by the United Nations Resident Coordinator Edward Kallon and H.E. Talal Abu Ghazaleh, discussed the new law on private-public partnership. The meeting came as a recommendation from the earlier meeting of the Forum, where some representatives from the private sector asked for an increased understanding of the national efforts undertaken to enhance Public Private Partnerships in Jordan, including the new legislation and governance structures put in place by the Government. Fosterung such discussions is one of the roles of the Forum which acts as a catalyst for fostering such partnerships. The Forum is a unique opportunity for both the private sector and the United Nations - it provides an opportunity to the private sector to access the extensive knowledge and experience of the United Nations with sustainable human development at the national, regional and global levels. Similarly, the UN can benefit from the business models the private sector provides to enhance sustainable development. The Private sector Development forum catalyzes business action in support of the Government of Jordan, civil society, donor and UNDP development goals with emphasis on collaboration and collective action

What We Do

Established in 1976; the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is one of the United Nations Agencies working in Jordan and is the main convener of sustainable development.

As part of the global development system; UNDP Jordan upholds a vision focusing on the achievements of Sustainable Human Development in Jordan, ending poverty and reducing inequalities. UNDP is at the heart of the UN’s work on sustainable development and a leader for the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals.

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