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  • 19 Dec 2011
    United Nations Global Compact Awareness Workshop

    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
    Princess Basma receives UNDP official

    HRH Princess Basma met on Monday with Assistant Secretary Genera

  • 31 Oct 2011
    Global Compact Media Group GCMG

  • 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
    Launch of the Jordan Human Development Report 2011, “Jordan Small Businesses and Human Development”

  • 08 May 2011
    UNDP Jordan two steps closer to integrating social media into the governance portfolio

    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
    E-waste Collection System and Management Development Program

    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.