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09 Jan 2014
Amman - The Host Communities Support Platform (HCSP), chaired by the Minister of Planning, H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Saif convened a meeting on Thursday 9th January 2014 to endorse the Government’s National Resilience Plan (NRP). The NRP provides a strategic framework for Jordan’s response to the impact of the Syria crisis, with a focus on supporting Jordanian host communities in the most affected areas of the Kingdom.
09 Jan 2014
UNDP and the Embassy of Japan hold two ceremonies of equipment delivery in Mafraq and Irbid, intended to enhance capacity of public services in municipalities affected by the Syrian crisis
08 Jan 2014
In the lead-up to Kuwait II Pledging Conference for Syria: Partners discuss UNDP’s US$166 Million Resilience-based Development Response to the crisis in Syria and neighbouring Countries
Amman – Development partners from 18 countries and the EU meeting in Amman today agreed that the Kuwait II Pledging Conference for Syria, slated for 15 January 2014, should encompass support for critical development efforts to compliment the humanitarian response to the crisis in Syria and its spill over impacts on neighbouring countries. The meeting which brought together partners with long-standing experience and knowledge of the region and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Directors from Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Turkey endorsed UNDP’s Resilience-based Development Response in support of people and communities affected by the Syrian crisis in the five countries.
05 Jan 2014
Independent Election Commission of Jordan launches electoral legal reform discussions with UNDP support
The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has embarked on a series of internal discussions relating to possible reforms of the electoral legislation.
28 Dec 2013
A study released this week warned of a marginal risk on buildings, roads and infrastructure components in Petra
A study released this week warned of a marginal risk on buildings, roads and infrastructure components in the Petra region due to the anticipated level of seismic hazard in the area, in addition to potential risk in case of flash floods, landslides and rock slides in certain locations.
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.
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- المضي في التقدم بناء المنعة لدرء المخاطر إن المخاطرالعابرة للحدود بطبيعتها تتطلب عملاً جماعيًا، ويدعو إلى التزام عالمي بمواجهتها، وإلى تحسين نظام الحكم الدولي. اعرف أكثر عن مؤشرات التنمية البشرية في البلدان كافة، واعرف ترتيب بلدك على مقياس التنمية من خلال تقرير التنمية البشرية 2014 باللغة العربية على الرابط التالي: http://www.jo.undp.org/content/jordan/en/home/library/Human_Development/Human_Development_Report_2014_Arabic/ #HDR2014 18 hours ago
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