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13 Mar 2013
The “UNDP-ILO Consultation on Employment and Decent Work in the Context of the Post 2015 Debate in Jordan” is one in a series of events that are organized at the regional and national levels to launch and widely disseminate the regional ILO/UNDP report “Rethinking Economic Growth towards Productive and Inclusive Arab Societies”.
11 Mar 2013
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme organized a meeting within the context of the Post 2015 Agenda National Consultations for Jordan on the 11th of March 2013 at the Business Forum at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University.
05 Mar 2013
I am very pleased to be here in Amman for this regional workshop on “Post-2015 Development Priorities for the Arab World.”
13 Feb 2013
nder the patronage of the Ministry of Labor and Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, The United Nations Development Programme organized a graduation ceremony for the second group of trainees of the “Youth Employment Generation Programme in Arab Transition Countries - Jordan Component” funded by the Government of Japan, on Wednesday 13th February 2013 at the Al Hussein Youth City.
19 Nov 2012
Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Nidal Qatamin, Minister of Labour, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with the Government of Jordan organized a two day National Conference entitled “Youth Employment: “Challenges and Opportunities” at the Landmark Hotel during the period between 17-18 December 2012.
18 Oct 2012
UNDP project ” Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling’’ organised an event about discussing the technical market assessment of the upcoming energy efficiency regulations and their impact on the commercial sector.
12 Sep 2012
On behalf of the UN Country Team in Jordan it is my privilege to welcome you very warmly to the launching of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for the next programming cycle 2013-2017.
- 12 Sep 2012
27 May 2012
Statement by Mr. Luc Stevens, UN Resident Coordinator / UNDP Resident Representative on the occasion of the Launch of the Jordan Human Development Report 2011
Welcome to the launch of the “Jordan Human Development Report 2011, entitled “Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises and Human Development”. I would also like to start by congratulating Jordanians on the 65th anniversary of the Independence Day of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and to wish Jordan peace and prosperity.
24 Apr 2012
Statement by Ms. Amat Alsoswa on the occasion of the Completion Ceremony of Jordan’s obligation under the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention ‘To clear all known minefields on its territory
It is with heartfelt enthusiasm I join this historic event that Jordan is witnessing today. Jordan is writing history and our gathering here at the Dead Sea illustrates Jordan’s leadership and the Government’s commitment to finding a lasting and comprehensive solution to the human and socio-economic problems caused by landmines. Jordan today is the first country in the Middle East to declare itself free of mines in 2012 as per the deadline set by the Ottawa Mine Ban Treaty.
14 Feb 2012
Statement by Mr. Luc Stevens, UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Opening of the Photo Exhibition on the MDGs, University of Jordan, 14th February 2011
I am very pleased to welcome you to the opening of this photo-exhibition on the Millennium Development Goals in Jordan. Today we will give you an overview of the progress and achievements towards the Millennium Declaration and the 8 global targets in Jordan.
19 Dec 2011
A Global Compact Awareness Seminar was held on Monday, December 19th at UNDP premises. Ms. Majida Al Assaf, the poverty Analyst at the UNDP gave the opening speech and Mr. Walid Naji, the Regional Network Manager - MENA and Europe at the Global Compact office, presented the attendees with an overview of the initiative and how different entities: private sector, civil society, educational institutions can be part of this global initiative .In addition he gave a session on reporting and the main topics for presenting a Communication on Progress report. Current members in the local network also gave presentations; Mr. Raji Hattar the Chief Sustainability & Compliance Officer at Aramex gave a presentation on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), its role in supporting development in the country. Ms.Yasmeen Al Habra from Naouri Group gave a presentation on Naouri Group achievements regarding the Global Compact and their activities as members. With more than 5,200 participating businesses in over than 130 countries, the Global Compact is the world’s largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative. There are currently 32 members from Jordan including leading companies such as Aramex, Naouri Group, Jordan Aviation, Royal Jordanian, Idea JWT and others
15 Nov 2011
HRH Princess Basma met on Monday with Assistant Secretary Genera
- 31 Oct 2011
23 Oct 2011
Parliamentary Committee on Environment and Health Monitors the Environment Situation in the Eastern Desert
In collaboration with the Royal Society for the Conversation of Nature (RSCN), UNDP organized a field visit for the Environment and Water Parliamentary Committee to Azraq and Azraq Wetland Reserve In the month of October.
- 24 May 2011
08 May 2011
Last week marked UNDP Jordan’s first social media initiative with 66 participants representing five national partners attending the “Social Media Week”.
10 Mar 2011
A workshop, supported by UNDP was held on March 7th, 2011 by the Ministry of Environment taking part in the pilot phase of the "E-waste Collection System and Management Development Program" attended by representatives of the related parties as well as representatives of the Private Sector and the civil society organizations.
14 Dec 2010
Statement by Mr. Luc Stevens, UN Resident Coordinator on the occasion of the Launch of the Second National Millennium Development Goals Report 2010, Royal Cultural Center, 12th December 2010
I am very pleased to welcome you to the launch of the 2nd National Millennium Development Goals Report 2010, which offers a critical review of the progress and achievements towards the Millennium Declaration and the Millennium Development Goals in Jordan.
29 Jul 2010
Welcoming remarks by Jacinta Barrins, Preparatory Workshop for Implementation of Phase I of a Comprehensive Poly Chlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), management system in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
It is a great pleasure and honour for me to address you today on behalf of UNDP at this preparatory workshop convened to complete the design of the project “Implementation of Phase I of a comprehensive Poly Chlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) management system in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan”. I welcome all the participants from government and the many representatives from the large industries in Jordan. We are pleased to be supporting the Ministry of Environment in taking the lead on this important topic in Jordan.
- UNDP and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs complete a three-days Community Outreach training for... Thursday AT 05:52 AM
- صورة من الدورة التدريبية التي عقدت في محافظة #إربد خلال شهر شباط الماضي للمشاركين في مشروع تخفيف أثر أزمة اللاجئين السوريين على المجتمعات المضيفة في الأردن . UNDP Jordan 13 April AT 01:17 AM
- The conflict in Syria has caused a major crisis at the regional level due to the mass exodus of refugees to neighboring countries. Today, Resident Representative of UNDP Jordan, UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Country Director, and UNDP's Sub-Regional Facility for the Syria Crisis representatives, met delegates of the Kuwait Fund For Arab Economic Development to discuss upcoming joint efforts. The meeting focused on implementation of activities in support of the Jordanians affected by the worsened life conditions, to ultimately help host communities recover from the crisis 08 April AT 04:27 AM
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