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 film week will be running from 8 to 11 March 2017 at the Rainbow Theatre in Amman.

UNESCO celebrates World Press Freedom Day 2017

Amman, 7 May 2017 – To mark the global celebration of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), UNESCO Amman Office was joined this year by the UNESCO Doha and Ramallah Offices for a sub-regional commemoration focusing on the topic, “Critical minds for critical times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just, inclusive societies.”

Japan and IOM support the multi-stakeholders discussion on Human Rights of All Migrants

Amman, Jordan- A roundtable discussion addressing the issue of human rights of all migrants was held at the Le Meridien Hotel in Amman on Wednesday May 3rd 2017, with the presence of H.E Shuichi Sakurai, Ambassador of Japan, Mr. Munther Abu al-Obaid representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Mr. Anders Pedersen, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Stefano Severe, representative of UNHCR in Jordan and Mr. Enrico Ponziani, Chief of Mission of IOM in Jordan. The discussion was organized within the framework of a c

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