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  • 23 Mar 2015
    Launch of the Second Phase of the E-Waste Management Project

    The second phase of E-waste management project was launched at the Ministry of Environment. Two hundred e-waste containers were distributed to a number of schools in the presence of the principals of these schools.

  • 27 Nov 2014
    UNDP launches Jordan "Third National Communication on Climate Change"

    In partnership with the Ministry of Environment, UNDP launched "Third National Communications on Climate change in Jordan" on Tuesday November 25. The report was prepared by the Ministry of Environment through a national team of experts and it took two years of extensive research and work. The report identified four major risks associated with climate change for the sector: temperature increase, rainfall decrease, droughts and a shift in the wet season, with cropping systems, livestock production, and livelihood and food security being affected the most.

  • 19 Aug 2014
    UNDP and ASEZA launch sudies on marine and coastal environment

    Under the patronage of Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority Dr. Kamel Mhadein, and with the support from United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Launched on Tuesday, August 19th new studies and outcomes developed through the project of "Marine Biodiversity Conservation into Coastal Zone Management in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone". Ceremony Launch took place in Intercontinental- Aqaba.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    UNDP Jordan supports Jordan’s Food Security Strategy

    UNDP Jordan has participated in “The National Agriculture Conference 2013: Opportunities and Challenges” on Monday July 1st 2013.

  • 14 May 2013
    Launching the Climate Change Policy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

    His Excellency Eng. Ahmad Al Qatarneh, Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment, stated in his opening remarks “This policy is considered the first of its kind in the field of climate change in the Middle East,

  • 18 Oct 2012
    Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling project

    UNDP project ” Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling’’ organised an event about discussing the technical market assessment of the upcoming energy efficiency regulations and their impact on the commercial sector.

  • 23 Oct 2011
    Parliamentary Committee on Environment and Health Monitors the Environment Situation in the Eastern Desert

    In collaboration with the Royal Society for the Conversation of Nature (RSCN), UNDP organized a field visit for the Environment and Water Parliamentary Committee to Azraq and Azraq Wetland Reserve In the month of October.

  • 10 Mar 2011
    E-waste Collection System and Management Development Program

    A workshop, supported by UNDP was held on March 7th, 2011 by the Ministry of Environment taking part in the pilot phase of the "E-waste Collection System and Management Development Program" attended by representatives of the related parties as well as representatives of the Private Sector and the civil society organizations.

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