Humanity needs leadership and solidarity to defeat the coronavirus
The first annual Social Entrepreneurship Summit in Jordan has been launched today, organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship (MoDEE), supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and NAUA (an initiative from the Crown Prince Foundation).
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.
As we at UNDP and others are embarking on a campaign this year for the 16 days of activism to end Gender-Based Violence (GBV), it is useful to shed a light on the global and national themes for this year. In 2008, the United Nations Secretary-General’s UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women campaign (UNiTE campaign) which is a multi-year effort aimed at preventing and eliminating violence against women and girls around the world. The campaign builds on existing international legal and policy frameworks and works to synergize the efforts of all UN offices and agencies working to end violence against women.
Living Mosaic is an architectural firm specialized in designing innovative and sustainable spaces. Like how a mosaic is composed of juxtaposed pieces, Living Mosaic focuses on five core services: Living Home, Living Garden, Living Commercial Space, Living Office, and Living Roof. Through architecture, it aims to offer the world an impactful change: to redefine the way people interact with spaces throughout their five mosaics' lenses
Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Global Compact Network (UNGC) in Jordan held a CEO/Chairperson roundtable discussion on the role of business in advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the importance of sustainability reporting.

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10.14 millions

Population

97.3%

School enrollment primary

3 metric tons

CO2 emissions (per capita)

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