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Empowering Women in Economy

She wakes up before the sunrise for the dawn prayers, getting her Arabian sugarless coffee to enjoy a moment of silence in her spacious balcony. Her morning rituals kicks in with watering her garden…  


First Pension Funds Conversations Series "Investing in Resilience launched in Jordan"

Under the patronage of Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, the Social Security Investment Fund (SSIF) and United Nations Development Program in Jordan launched today a virtual conversations series under the…  


COVID19 Rapid Impact Assessment on Micro and Small Enterprises Beneficiaries

This Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) rapid assessment report is part of a series of assessments to measure the impact of COVID-19 and government response measures on businesses and vulnerable…  


Call for Country Policy Briefs: How Can the Digital Economy Benefit Everyone in Arab Countries?

The Arab Development Portal at the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States and the Economic Research Forum (ERF) are pleased to announce a call for policy briefs on “Growth, Employment, Poverty,…  


UNDP, Italy sign €1.5m new partnership to create employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for Iraqi refugees and vulnerable Jordanians

Amman - The Italian Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have today signed a project Agreement aimed to support the economic sector and boost livelihoods opportunities for…  


An introduction to The Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP)

The Syria situation remains the largest refugee crisis in the world, with millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt for many years. With the vast majority of refugees…  


UN chiefs urge sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of the fourth Brussels Conference

On the eve of the fourth Supporting Syria and the Region conference in Brussels 30 June, the United Nations urged international donors to redouble their commitment to Syrians and the region.  


Jordan Enterprise Report

This report presents the results from a rapid assessment on the impact of COVID-19 on enter-prises in Jordan.  


Counting the cost of COVID-19: Impact of the Pandemic on Enterprises in Jordan

Amman - While the economy is opening up, only half of surveyed enterprises were confident that they would weather the crisis and resume profitability according to a recent assessment by the…  


UNDP Associate Administrator statement in Brussels Conference: Regional Response and Recovery in the face of COVID-19

I want to start by seconding Commissioner Oliver Várhelyi’s message, of strong gratitude and appreciation to all the countries represented here which for nearly ten years now have been generously…  

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