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UN chief says aid for Syrian refugees is in global interest

On visit to Jordan, Secretary General António Guterres warns that failure to address Syria crisis risks playing into hands of extremist groups. By: Charlie Dunmore | 28 March 2017

Secretary-General’s remarks to the press at Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan (28 March 2017)

Secretary-General’s remarks to the press at Zaatari refugee camp Jordan 28 March 2017

United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan assumes duties and presents credentials

United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan assumes duties and presents credentials

5th edition of Women's Film Week launched on the occasion of International Women's Day

Under the patronage of HRH Princess Basma bint Talal, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, UN Women in Jordan and partners launch the 5th edition of Women's Film Week on the occasion of International Women's Day.

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan Announces the Resumption of Life-Saving Humanitarian Assistance at the Jordanian-Syrian Borders

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan Announces the Resumption of Life-Saving Humanitarian Assistance at the Jordanian-Syrian Borders

ILO: Dialogue between social partners vital to shaping the Future of Work in Jordan

ILO: Dialogue between social partners vital to shaping the Future of Work in Jordan

UN in Jordan Celebrates the United Nations day

UN in Jordan Celebrates the United Nations day

UN Jordan Launches an Instagram Competition for Youth

UN Jordan Launches an Instagram Competition for Youth

UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd describes visiting refugees in Jordan

In April, humanitarian, writer and actor Ashley Judd travelled to Jordan on her inaugural mission as UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador. During her two-week trip, she visited UNFPA-supported clinics and programmes for women and girls, including refugees who have fled the violence in Syria, throughout the country. She also met with international dignitaries, including Alice G. Wells, U.S. Ambassador to Jordan, and Jordan’s Princess Basma. Below are excerpts from her written and video diaries of her mission.

UN Women launches the 4th Edition of the Women’s Film Week to mark International Women’s Day

Jordan, 8 March 2016. As per consolidated tradition, UN Women in partnership with the Royal Film Commission launched the 4...