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Arab Americans living in US

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During the month of April, Arab America formally recognizes the achievements of Arab Americans through the celebration of National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM). Across the country, cultural institutions, school districts, public servants, and Arab Americans are engaging in special events that celebrate community’s rich heritage and numerous contributions to society. Read More »

Charlotta Sparre returns to Jacaranda Images with photographs that explore and question the identity and womanhood in the Middle East and North Africa

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Amman(womeninjordan)—-In association with the 6th Image Festival Amman, Charlotta Sparre returns to Jacaranda Images with photographs that explore and question the identity and womanhood in the Middle East and North Africa – the girl, the woman, the friend, daughter, sister, mother, aunt and grandmother. Through her photographs Charlotta Sparre shares her love and passion for the Middle East and North ... Read More »

New library in Azraq refugee camp opened With German support

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Amman(womeninjordan)— a new library in village 3, Camp Azraq, was recently officially opened by the Cultural Attaché of the German Embassy, Mr.Jaime Sperberg. According to the embassy ,the library is a joint project between the Goethe-Institut in Amman and CARE, an international aid organisation. The German Foreign Office provided 30000 Euros for the project. The contents of the library were ... Read More »

Queen honors outstanding teachers, urges them to lead educational renaissance

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Amman(womeninjordan)— Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah honored the winners of the 2016 Queen Rania Awards for Excellence in Education (QRAEE) in a ceremony on Tuesday 13 of December, and urged a collective effort by all education professionals in order to strengthen the Kingdom’s learning landscape. In the award ceremony, held at Al Hussein Youth City’s Palace of Culture, Her ... Read More »

Germany stands firmly by Jordan’s side

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Amman(womeninjordan) Germany announced 79 million euros in grants and loans to Jordan Tuesday, increasing the country’s pledged assistance to the Kingdom in 2016 to around 472 million euros. “This aid aims to help Jordan’s host communities that are affected by the influx of Syrian refugees. It also includes humanitarian assistance and is part of development cooperation,” Germany’s special representative for ... Read More »

3rd German-Arab Women’s Forum to take place in Nov. 10 in Berlin

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Amman(womeninjordan)—Promoting economic and social participation of women in the Arab world and intensifying the exchange with German female decision makers is an important goal of the Euro-Mediterranean Arab Association . This forum ,the 3rd German-Arab Women’s Forum November 10th 2016 Berlin will gather hundreds of women from Germany and the Arabic World. Through several panels on topical issues covered by ... Read More »

Switzerland funds the construction of a new marsh pool in the Azraq Wetland Reserve

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Amman(womeninjordan)—With the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN) has constructed a new marsh pool in the Azraq Wetland Reserve which has contributed to the rehabilitation of 10% of the former oasis, and has doubled the surface area of the wetland. The new pool contributes to the conservation ... Read More »

Japan supports establishing emergency center at Zaatari

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Amman(womeninjordan)—The Government of Japan has extended to UNICEF a grant in total of eight million US dollars to finance the project “Multi-sectoral emergency response to assist the most vulnerable children, youth and women in Jordan”.According to a press release issued by the Japanese embassy in Amman . The opening ceremony of the new Makani center, which was constructed and equipped ... Read More »

29,000 Syrians issued work permits this year

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AMMAN(womeninjordan)– — The Labour Ministry has issued around 29,000 work permits for Syrians residing in the Kingdom since the beginning of the year, a ministry official said on Monday. Most of the Syrians who received permits work in the agricultural, services and transformative industries among other fields that are open to non-Jordanian workforce, the official noted, speaking on condition of ... Read More »

Switzerland supports the ambulance services of the Jordan Civil Defense

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Amman(womeninjordan)—–Switzerland and Jordan have joined forces to improve ambulance services of the Jordan Civil Defense (JCD). Through a mixed loan, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) is supplying JCD with 143 fully equipped paramedical ambulances for a total amount of 12.3 million Jordanian dinars (JOD) of which 50% are financed through grants and 50% through loan.According to a ... Read More »

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