Humanity needs leadership and solidarity to defeat the coronavirus
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) office in Jordan recently welcomed the newly appointed Resident Representative - Ms. Randa Aboul-Hosn. On October 27, 2021, Ms. Randa Aboul-Hosn presented her letter of credence to H.E Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Expatriates, Dr. Yousef Bataineh.
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.
In continuity of the efforts to build the capacities of the COVID-19 Youth Volunteers’ Taskforce functioning as part of the national initiative launched by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Jordan, and with the support of the Government of Norway, 60 young men and women from the governorates of Aqaba, Tafilah and Ma’an participated in the Fourth and final round of the Training programme of the Youth Taskforce at the Crowne Plaza Dead Sea Hotel
Free Pen is making its mark in the creative startup’s world in Jordan. Its founder, a distinguished illustrator and cartoonist, strives to build social impact through comics. His unique cartoons, comics, and illustrations inspired by every-day settings, life events, and communities is what drives his visual and emotional storytelling.
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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97.3%

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