Our Projects

Poverty Reduction

  • Mitigating the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on Jordanian vulnerable host communitiesMitigating the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on Jordanian vulnerable host communitiesFeb 11, 2015
    The programme is designed to respond to urgent needs of crisis-affected people in a timely and efficient manner, with emphasis on Jordanians in host communities, to increase their absorption capacity and mitigating any possible tensions between Syrian refugees and hosting communities.

  • Youth employment generation programme in Arab transition countries– Jordan component phase IIYouth employment generation programme in Arab transition countries– Jordan component phase IIFeb 11, 2015
    This project is the second phase of a multi-country program that has been developed to address the complexity of youth employment challenge to contribute to poverty reduction and social stability in Arab countries, including Jordan. This second phase of the project will build on the experience and lessons learned from Phase I of the project. The project will be implemented in 6 governorates in Jordan, characterized with high levels of poverty and/or unemployment, targeting youth employment creation.

  • Food and nutrition security in JordanFood and nutrition security in JordanFeb 11, 2015
    Towards enhancing food security and nutrition in Jordan as a main pillar for poverty alleviation, UNDP has led a Joint UN Program to provide credible, coherent assistance to the government at the national and local levels through supporting coordinated national food security response, increasing sustainable food production for small-holder farmers and improving nutrition interventions and safety nets.

  • Youth employment generation programme in Arab transition countries– Jordan component phase IYouth employment generation programme in Arab transition countries– Jordan component phase IFeb 11, 2015
    The project has aimed at building capacity of unemployed youth to be able to compete in the labor market, through an internship programme facilitated by special agreements with private and public entities; the internship was preceded by extensive training on life and employability skills in addition to specialized technical training from 4-6 months. The project has targeted unemployed youth aged between 18-26 at three governorates with high poverty and unemployment rates.

  • Localization of the MDGs in the Governorate of ZarqaFeb 11, 2015
    In 2004 the Government of Jordan produced its first national Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Report. The report monitored MDG achievements and identified gaps at the national level. This information was used as inputs by decision-makers to direct resources to further MDG progress. However, due to its focus on national level analysis, its recommendations remained only at the "aggregate" levels, not addressing the local level needs.

Democratic Governance

  • Legal empowerment of the poorFeb 12, 2015
    This project aims at upgrading skills of practitioners and policy makers to analyse and diagnose the obstacles to improving the lives of those in the informal economy and develop solutions.

  • Strengthening property tax system - phase IIFeb 12, 2015
    This project aims at enhancing the property tax collection in Jordan by increasing compliance rate, implementing a more cost-effective system and empowering local communities.

  • Enhancing capacities of political parties, and increase public engagement with political parties.Feb 12, 2015
    This project aims at assisting the Ministry of Political Development (MOPD) in developing and implementing a strategy to strengthen the role of political parties.

  • Youth participation in local governance in JordanYouth participation in local governance in JordanFeb 12, 2015
    This project aims at increasing youth political participation and civic engagement in local governance using an online portal and game on local governance

  • Electoral assistance in JordanElectoral assistance in JordanFeb 12, 2015
    The establishment of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Jordan in 2012 was a milestone in the political reform process of the country. At the request of the Government, the European Union and UNDP have been assisting the new institution with technical and financial support.

Crisis Prevention and Recovery

Environment and Energy

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