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The UN in Jordan Commemorates World Humanitarian Day 2017

(Amman, 21 August 2017) – On Sunday, 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: Inclusion of People with Disabiliti

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

AMMAN, Jordan, 14 August - 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 stranded at Syria’s southern border with

Ten youth in Jordan selected as “SDGs Advocates”

(Amman, 6 August 2017) – As part of the United Nations’ awareness raising activities on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN Communications Group in Jordan (UNCG) had launched a photo competition on social media targeting youth during

New ILO report reveals situation of Jordanians, migrant workers and Syrian refugees in Jordan’s labour market

The report shed lights on solutions to potentially conflicting policy aims in Jordan’s labour market.

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 cri

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

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

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

Statement by the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan

17 February 2016, Amman - Over the last three months, an intensification of shelling and aerial bombardment in Southern...