UNDP launches partnership with the private sector for the public good

Jun 2, 2015

UNDP Jordan launched the Partnership with the private sector for the public good. Under the slogan Together We can Make it Possible, Edward Kallon, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan and UNDP Country Director Zena Ali Ahmad met with the representatives of the private sector on Tuesday 2 June at Talal Abu Ghazaleh Institute. Dr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh Chairman of TAG was present and introduced the partnership while Dr. Mohammad Abu Hammour former Minister of Finance participated in facilitating the meeting.

UNDP grasped the opportunity to launch also a Crowdfunding initiative. It is basically a call on the private sector institutes and corporations to fund 18 projects in Mafraq and Irbid governorates to mitigate the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on Jordanian host communities. A booklet detailing the projects and areas of support was shared at the meeting.

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Yara Sharif

Communication Officer

yara.sharif@undp.org

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