What We Do

UNDP is working towards contributing to the achievement of the national development of Jordan. UNDP’s work is based on a number of national strategic documents. This includes the National Agenda (2006-2015), and its Executive Development Programme (2011-2013), well as the relevant policies and strategies such as; the Poverty Reduction Strategy (2012-2020), National Employment Strategy (2011-2020), Environment Strategy, and others. More

Our Goals

The UNDP Jordan Country Office is assisting the country to address development challenges in the following areas: Reducing Poverty and Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), promoting Democratic Governance, protecting the environment and climate change and management and preparedness for potential disasters. More

UNDP Jordan Mural on the SDGs

Celebrating the global launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); a Graffitti Mural done by the local coomunity of Rehab Municipality in support of UNDP Jordan.

Our Stories

  • Team members from marine park transferring the collected coral from the new port area into the receipt sites within the marine park, June 6,2012

    Saving the corals

    The 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 becausemore

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Our Projects

Electoral assistance in Jordan

The project aims at assisting the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to deliver its mandated functions of conducting fair, credible and transparent elections – particularly the 2012 parliamentary elections. The project also aims at supporting IEC and the Jordanian judiciary in institutionalizing a comprehensive electoral system. more

Marine biodiversity conservation in Aqaba

The project aims at mainstreaming biodiversity conservation in order to promote more effective and integrated management of the coastal zone in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZA). more

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UNDP in Jordan 1976-2016
Mission, areas of work and main highlights on UNDP work in Jordan