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UNDP “Heart of Amman” Signing Ceremony with Mayor of Amman

On 30 July 2019, UNDP, in partnership with the Government of Japan and Greater Amman Municipality, held a launching event for “Heart of Amman” Initiative.  

New Push to Improve Livelihoods of Sheep Owners in Jordan

Amman, March 27th – The United Nations Development Programme and the Ministry of Environment signed an agreement on Wednesday to implement the “Improving Livelihoods of Sheep Owners in the Jordan…  

Jordan Minimata Report

Soaring Birds & Waste Management: Al Ekaider Landfill is a Birder’s Heaven

The white storks, and other kinds of soaring birds, use Al Ekaider landfill as a migration stop because it is rich with resources  

Young Jordanians contribute to designing an online game on local governance

In an effort to engage young people in local governance, The United Nations Development Programme and the Higher Council for Youth teamed up with Princess Sumaya University for Technology, to develop…  

Support to Counter-terrorism, Stabilization, and Counter- Radicalization in Jordan

The immediate objective of the project is to strengthen national efforts in reducing the threat of terrorism and radicalization, especially among youth and vulnerable marginalized societal groups, to…  

Support to Prevention of Violent Extremism and Social Stabilization in Jordan

The latest development that Jordan sees in 2016 on countering terrorism and prevention of violent extremism, as well as support the implementation of the Jordan Compact, calls for urgent support of…  

Women Economic Empowerment

Jordan has one of the lowest labor market participation rate in the world, especially among women of around 12 percent. The project invested in interventions for providing women in the extremely low…  

Mitigating the Impact of Syria Crisis in the Host Communities

The spillover effects of the Syrian crisis, which entered its seventh year, are taking a heavy toll on Jordanian’s households and communities. As of 18 May 2017, UNHCR-Jordan has registered 659,828…  

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