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UNDP & the government of Norway partner to launch “network of local governments” project

The Government of Norway, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the “Network of Local Governments” project in the Dhiban Municipality in Jordan  

COVID-19 - Impact on Most Vulnerable Households in Jordan

The report COVID-19 - Impact on Most Vulnerable Households in Jordan, a joint undertaking of UNDP Jordan and Tkiyet Um Ali, is part of a series of rapid impact assessments that shed light on the…  

Looking through a single lens can distort how we view the Arab Spring

Inequality shapes citizens’ views over whether their country has improved and so a deeper dive is needed to understand where the region stands  

United Nations chiefs urge donors to support record appeals for Syrians and the region

On the eve of the fifth Brussels conference for Syria, the United Nations humanitarian, refugee and development chiefs have urged international donors to step up and stand with the millions of people…  

Facing Multiple Crises: COVID-19 – Impact on Vulnerable Households and Enterprises in Jordan

The COVID-19 pandemic, whose full impact is still unfolding, has had a significant impact on livelihoods of households and host communities in Jordan. The crisis exacerbates existing vulnerabilities…  

Jordan Tobacco Control Investment Case

Tobacco use is an epidemic in Jordan. As a key risk factor for major non-communicable diseases (NCDs) which account for nearly 80 percent of all deaths in Jordan—including cancers, diabetes, chronic…  

Inclusivity and Equality for persons with disabilities

Persons with disability are subjected to exclusion within their communities and this limit their participation and the services available to them in their community.  

Appealing for urgent support, UN agencies and partners say 2021 risks becoming more difficult than ever for Syrian refugees and their hosts

Almost ten years after the beginning of the Syria conflict, United Nations agencies and non-governmental organisations have warned that the situation of Syrian refugees and their host communities is…  

Finland and UNDP Renew Partnership for Resilience in Response to Impacts of Syria Crisis in the Region

The Government of Finland and the United Nations Development Programme have signed a Euro 0.9 million agreement to jointly support resilience-building efforts as a key component of the international…  

Launching the Seventh Operational Phase of the Small Grant Progamme

Under the patronage of his excellency the Minister of Environment Dr Nabil Masarweh the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Tuesday launched the Seventh Operational Phase (OP7) of the Small…  

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