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  • Evaluation of "Mitigating the Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis" at the Annual Steering Committee Meeting Mar 31, 2015Evaluation of "Mitigating the Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis" at the Annual Steering Committee MeetingTo evaluate the impact and lessons learnt of "Mitigating the Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on the Jordanian Vulnerable Host Communities Project", UNDP Jordan held its Annual Steering Committee Meeting at the Marriott Hotel on 31 March 2015. The steering committee comprises of representatives from the Ministry Interior, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and the private sector.

  • Goats everywhere! Micro animal husbandry brings self-sufficiency to poor communities in JordanGoats everywhere! Micro animal husbandry brings self-sufficiency to poor communities in Jordan“With his reassurance, I accepted the goats willingly and was excited about the idea of raising them,” says Dina. Dina’s family was chosen from amongst hundreds of other poor families to benefit from this UNDP-supported joint food and nutritional Security programme, which addresses the challenges of food availability, access, and nutrition in different areas in Jordan, including Southern Shuneh.

  • I am proud to be the first woman to open a business in my villageI am proud to be the first woman to open a business in my village

  • Implementation of phase 1 of a comprehensive Poly Chlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) management system in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.Implementation of phase 1 of a comprehensive Poly Chlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) management system in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.As part of a Environmentally Sound Management of PCBs equipment and materials, a technical training workshop was carried out during the period from 16 to 20 September supervised by International Consultant and the PCBs project team. The workshop consists of theoretical, practical and site visit addressed controlling PCB equipment and PCB contaminated materials. Participants from all project stakeholders specialized in Electrical Plants and heavy industries that were provided with the necessary training on best practices and techniques for knowledge on the PCB inventory through stimulating expanded sampling and testing of equipment.

  • Jordan to become first Arab country free of minefieldsJordan to become first Arab country free of minefields

  • Jordan’s First Youth Innovation Camp to develop an online game on local governanceJordan’s First Youth Innovation Camp to develop an online game on local governanceYouth Participation in Local Governance is a UNDP project of support implemented by the Higher Council for Youth (HCY) in partnership with UN Volunteers (UNV). The objective of this project is to increase youth political participation and civic engagement in local governance through multiple phases that will address lack of inclusive youth access to participation using an online portal and game on local governance.

  • Mainstreaming Marine Biodiversity Conservation Into Coastal Zone Management In Aqaba Mainstreaming Marine Biodiversity Conservation Into Coastal Zone Management In AqabaThe most significant feature of Jordan’s marine environment is the coral reef ecosystems. Reefs in Jordan are among the most threatened in the Red Sea because they are shallow, easily accessible, and adjacent to a major population and industrial centre.

  • Nadia: From a household to an owner of a small utensil shopNadia: From a household to an owner of a small utensil shop

  • Tomorrow’s hope, today’s YouthTomorrow’s hope, today’s YouthAn enthusiastic fresh graduate Yousef El Mughrabi had a dream. He shares his dream with many other fresh graduates in Jordan. His dream is a simple one… securing a well-respected job from which he can professionally grow and enrich his career life creating a better tomorrow for himself and his family.

  • UNDP Jordan supports the Ministry of tourism & Antiquities to take the first step towards tourism transition into green economyUNDP Jordan supports the Ministry of tourism & Antiquities to take the first step towards tourism transition into green economyOne of the new initiatives UNDP Jordan will implement is establishing a Tourism Green Unit (TGU) in the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquity (MOTA), which will be done through “Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation in Tourism Sector Development in Jordan (BITS) project”, supported by Global Environment Facility (GEF)