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11 Dec 2013
United Nations Development Programme organizes study visit to India for Independent Election Commission of Jordan
A delegation of senior Jordanian officials of the Independent Election Commission visited India from 29 November to 5 December 2013 to study the conduct of elections there. The Jordanian delegation, headed by Commissioner Atef Al Btoush and accompanied by UNDP staff, witnessed the state assembly elections in Rajasthan and Delhi, and received briefings by the Election Commission of India.
10 Dec 2013
On 10 December 2013, UNDP in partnership with Refugees, Displaced Persons, and Forced Migration Studies Center of the University, and under the patronage of HRH Prince Al-Hassan Bin Talal, hosted a conference under the name "Refugees in the Arab Region: hosting communities and mysterious fate".
05 Dec 2013
United Nations Development Programme and the Swiss Agency for Development signed an agreement to support the project” Mitigating the Impact of the crisis of Syrian refugees on the Jordanian host communities”
An agreement was signed yesterday with an amount of 2 million Swiss francs given to UNDP from the Swiss Agency for Development to support the project” mitigating the impact of the crisis of Syrian refugees on the Jordanian host communities” which is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme in the governorates of Irbid and Mafraq in cooperation with the Jordanian government.
03 Dec 2013
UNDP takes part in “Giving Tuesday” and launches its “Let’s Make Our Municipality Cleaner and Greener” initiative in five municipalities in the Northern Governorates
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joined today the global Giving Tuesday initiative, launching a local campaign in selected Jordanian Northern municipalities affected by the heavy influx of Syrian refugees, which exerted formidable pressure on municipal services, particularly solid waste management. The event is organized under the theme “Let’s Make Our Municipality Cleaner and Greener”.
25 Nov 2013
UNDP Presents Municipal Needs Assessment in Irbid and Mafraq Governorates in support to the Jordanian communities hosting Syrian refugees
During a meeting chaired by HE the Minister of Municipalities Affairs, Eng. Wlid Almasri, and attended by the Country Director of UNDP, Ms. Zena Ali Ahmad, and the Director of the Local Development Directorate at the Ministry of Interior,The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented a Municipal Needs Assessment Report, conducted in Mafraq and Irbid Governorates from August to November 2013.
12 Nov 2013
UNDP and Ruwwad Micro-Venture Fund hold a graduation ceremony for 60 trainees successfully completing the “Planning your own Small Business” workshops in Mafraq Governorate
UNDP and Ruwwad Micro-Venture Fund (RMVF) organized a graduation ceremony at the Greater Municipality Hall in Mafraq, for 60 trainees who successfully completed the first two rounds of “Planning your own Small Business” Training Workshops, as part of the “Mitigating the Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on the Jordanian Host Communities" Project.
05 Nov 2013
With a chance to turn their dreams into reality, over 50 young Jordanians from Ajloun took part in a five-day training course where they were given professional advice on how to set-up their own small businesses.
04 Nov 2013
For guidance and advice in the preparation of the National Food Security Strategy, UNDP convened a workshop where the strategy’s content, vision and objectives have been reviewed with major stakeholders.
04 Nov 2013
UNDP Jordan holds a Graduation ceremony for 57 trainees in the micro-businesses and entrepreneurial initiatives program
Under the auspices of the embassy of Japan, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and Ruwwad Micro-Venture Fund (RMVF), organized a graduation ceremony for the trainees of the micro-businesses and entrepreneurial initiatives program, at The Ajloun Teachers’ Club.
29 Sep 2013
UNDP Jordan launches with Ruwwad for Development its programme on microbusinesses and entrepreneurial initiatives to help reduce unemployment in Jordan
Dr. Zena Ali-Ahmad, UNDP Jordan Country Director, and Mr Fadi Ghandour, Founder and Chairman of Ruwwad for Development and Ruwwad Micro Venture Fund, signed a cooperation agreement that aims to address youth unemployment through microbusiness creation and development.
19 Aug 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Labor (MOL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday, to establish a One Stop Shop in Al Tafileh Labor Directorate Employment Section and offer training for the staff to manage and operate the center.
14 Aug 2013
Memorandum of Understanding between UNDP and Ministry of Municipal Affairs to help support host communities in Mafraq and Irbid
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs on Wednesday 7 August 2013. The MOU aims at enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of basic municipal services provided in the host community, including solid waste management services.
02 Jul 2013
‘Reform-oriented knowledge amid political transitions: The role of think tanks in supporting policy dialogue and consensus building’ forum held in Amman, 2 – 4 July 2013 is organised by the UNDP Oslo Governance Centre and the Foundation for the Future.
01 Jul 2013
UNDP Jordan has participated in “The National Agriculture Conference 2013: Opportunities and Challenges” on Monday July 1st 2013.
30 Jun 2013
Prime Minister, Dr. Abduallah Nsour has launched the new national anti-corruption strategy 2013-2017
23 May 2013
Reducing Disaster Risk and Building Resilient Communities – The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 19-23 May 2013, Geneva, is now the world′s foremost gathering of governments and professionals committed to reducing disaster risk and building the resilience of communities and nations.
14 May 2013
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, as the policy is developed through a national consultation process led by the Ministry of Environment in cooperation with the National Energy Research Center and the United Nations Development Programme as part of the “Developing policy-relevant capacity for implementation of the Global Environmental Conventions in Jordan (CB2)”project.”
29 Apr 2013
In 2012, UNDP and the Higher Council for Youth started the implementation of the Youth Participation in Local Governance project.
11 Apr 2013
Opening Session of Sima Bahous, Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of Regional Bureau forArab States, United Nations Development Programme Arab Development Forum – Priorities for the Post-2015 Development Agenda
10 Apr 2013
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah opened today the regional Arab Development Forum in Jordan launched by the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) as part of the worldwide UN led consultations on the global development agenda beyond 2015, when the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire.
- بدأت أمس الأحد ورشة عمل يعقدها برنامج الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي ودويتشه بوست دي اتش إل DHL بالتعاون مع المجلس الاعلى للدفاع المدني وسلطة الطيران المدني بعنوان "استعداد المطارات للكوارث" لوضع تقرير الاستجابة للكوارث لمطار الملكة علياء الدولي عمان / الأردن. تهدف الورشة التدريبية التي تمتد على مدى خمسة أيام إلى إعداد العاملين في المطار وتزويدهم بالمهارات الفنية والإدارية واللوجستية لتطويعها عند الحاجة بما يكفل استمرار وتحسين كفاءة المطار للتعامل مع كميات كبيرة من البضائع والركاب في أعقاب وقوع أي كارثة. ويشارك في الورشة التدريبية ثلاثون مشاركا من العاملين في عمليات المطارات، ومراقبة الحركة الجوية، والأجهزة الأمنية والأجهزة المعنية بإدارة الكوارث ذات الصلة. 08 September AT 02:47 AM
- اتفاقية تعاون للتخلص من مركبات ثنائي الفينيل بطرق امنة. وقعت وزارة البيئة مع شركة مصفاة البترول الاردنية وشركة توليد الكهرباء والفوسفات الاردنية وشركة لافارج الاسمنت، اتفاقية تعاون للتخلص من مركبات ثنائي الفينيل. تنص الاتفاقية على تقديم الدعم من برنامج الامم المتحدة الانمائي ومرفق البيئة العالمي بواسطة وزارة البيئة بمبلغ مئة الف دولار لنقل هذه المواد الى مكان التخلص النهائي بطرق امنة. 02 September AT 08:49 AM
- وكالة الأنباء الأردنية - اختتام برنامج الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي لتقليل مخاطر الكوارث 01 September AT 07:07 AM
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