- The 2011 UN Country Analysis for Jordan indicates that most youth skills building and outreach programmes are still ad-hoc, small scale and mostly target young people strictly as beneficiaries.
- Internet penetration in Jordan has doubled between 2005 and 2009and is estimated to have hit 50.1% by end of 2011
- The number of internet users reached 3,163 million by the end of 2010
- 23% of households in urban areas have internet subscription
Youth participation in local governance in Jordan
This project aims at increasing youth political participation and civic engagement in local governance using an online portal and game on local governance.
What have we accomplished so far
- Organized Jordan's first youth innovation camp with the participation of 44 young men and women. 11 females and 33 males to introduce the participants to local governance issues;
- The use of innovative offline games and role-play were used to introduce development planning and municipal elections, which enabled the participants to brainstorm ideas on the online game’s storyboard.
- Project Start Date:
- August 2012
- Estimated End Date:
- December 2013
- Focus Areas:
- Democratic Governance
- Responsible Party:
- Princess Sumaya University
- Implementing Partner:
- Higher Council for Youth
- Project Budget:
- 150,000 USD
- Higher Council for Youth, Amman