Humanity needs leadership and solidarity to defeat the coronavirus
Built in one of Amman’s oldest neighborhoods at the city center, the building allows generations to observe a journey where sustainability is taking a new shape, amid calls for scaling green energy investment and urban revitalisation – The Social Entrepreneurship Centre has been inaugurated as a space for entrepreneurs to acquire new skills and reimagine the future of the economic growth and sustainability.
This report, developed by the ILO, Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research and the UNDP in Jordan, presents the impact of the pandemic on Jordanian enterprises one year after the first lockdown was introduced, and describes the challenges that enterprises continue to face.
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) signed a cooperation agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), where the agreement was signed by the CEO of the ASE Mazen Al-Wathaifi and the Resident Representative of the UNDP in Jordan Sarah Ferrer Olivella, in the presence of the Deputy CEO of the ASE Bassam Abu Abbas, in addition to a number a of ASE directors and UNDP team.
UNDP, Ministry of Interior and the Independent Election Commission convened to discuss potential networking opportunities between the Local Administration Master’s degree program and the Electoral Policies High Diploma program. Through this nexus, potential coordination opportunities between both programs were discussed.
It is people who inspire my colleagues to the work they do. This may sound obvious, but in reality, I’m not sure it is. For example, my neighbors and my family think the only work we do is at that refugee camp: airdrops, medical care services and providing lifesaving supplies. That is part of the job, but not all. Ask instead about our purpose and people will tell you of their commitment and passion.

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10.14 millions

Population

97.3%

School enrollment primary

3 metric tons

CO2 emissions (per capita)

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