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.more

Our Stories

A Dream Comes True

one of the successful small businesses of “Promoting Local Economic Development Programme in Jordan” which is funded by the European Union, managed by the Ministry of Interior and implemented by UNDP.more 

Nadia Sarhan: From  a household to an owner of a utensil shop

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

Nadia’s store is located in “Al Hosha” municipality /Mafraq Governorates. Through the folds of the narrow road, a visitor notices the store as a room adjacentmore 

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 

Dina, one of the beneficiaries of the UNDP-supported joint food and nutritional Security programme

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 hundredsmore 

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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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