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Statement by the UN Resident & Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan on Latest U.N. Humanitarian Assistance to Displaced Syrians Fleeing heavy violence in Southwest Syria

Statement by Anders Pedersen, UN Resident & Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan, on Latest U.N. Humanitarian Assistance to Displaced Syrians Fleeing heavy violence in Southwest Syri...

The Ministry of Health and the United Nations in Jordan call upon everyone to unite to end tobacco use

Amman, 31 May 2018, This year, World No Tobacco Day focuses on “Tobacco and Heart Disease”. On this important occasion, the Ministry of Health jointly with the United Nations i...

6TH EDITION OF WOMEN'S FILM WEEK COMMEMORATES POWERFUL STORIES OF WOMEN'S ACTIVISTS

Held under the esteemed patronage and at the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Basma bint Talal, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN W...

The UN undertakes aid delivery at the Berm based on approval by the Government of Jordan for exceptional delivery of assistance to Syrians

Amman, Jordan 10 January 2018 – The UN has resumed aid delivery to an estimated 50,000 Syrians (10,000 families) who remain stranded at Rukban, near Jordan’s north-eastern bord...

United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (2018 – 2022) signed between the United Nations and the Government of Jordan

The Government of Jordan and the UN in Jordan officially signed the United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) for the period 2018-2022. His Excellency the Minister o...

Highlights of the UN Country Team's Press Conference on UN Day 2017

On the occasion of UN Day, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan, and members of the UN Country Team in Jordan, held a press conference, to brief the media on the ...

308,000 USD Grants to Support Pilot Environmental Projects

Under the patronage of the Minister of Environment, Dr. Yasin Khayyat, UNDP has signed 8 grants with CBOs to implement pioneer environmental projects aiming to improve the environm...

UNDP Jordan Enhances Health and Environmental Conditions of Al-kaidar Landfill

UNDP, funded by the Government of Canada and in a collaboration with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and the Joint Services Council in Irbid, initiated the establishment of the f...

The UN in Jordan Commemorates World Humanitarian Day 2017

The UN in Jordan marked World Humanitarian Day 2017 granting four humanitarian excellence awards to humanitarian workers for their exemplary commitment on four thematic areas: Incl...

UN agencies raise deep concern for the safety and security of thousands of vulnerable Syrians near Jordan’s North Eastern border

UN agencies are deeply concerned about the security and protection of an estimated 4,000 Syrians at Hadalat and 45,000 Syrians at Rukban – mainly women and children - who remain ...