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


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 »

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 »

Danish companies see great opportunities in Jordan

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Amman(womeninjordan)—A delegation of Danish companies sees great opportunities to develop solutions for refugee camps, host communities, and the Jordanian market in general, through partnerships with key players. Last week 13 Danish companies, two universities, one civil society organization, and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs travelled across Jordan and met key players to spot opportunities for delivering solutions to refugee ... Read More »



Amman(womeninjordan)—The United States today re-affirmed its strong commitment to the people of Jordan by signing a third sovereign loan guarantee agreement with Jordan. This loan guarantee agreement is part of a broader U.S. commitment to help ensure Jordanian stability, security, and economic growth.According to a press release issued by the embassy. The proceeds of the U.S. guaranteed bonds issued pursuant ... Read More »

USAID grants $880,000 for 44 water projects in Irbid


AMMAN(womeninjordan)— — USAID has awarded $880,000 (around JD623,400) to 28 charitable and cooperative societies in Irbid for the installation of 44 rainwater-harvesting cisterns and other community-based water projects in northern Jordan. In a statement released Sunday, the US agency said “these efforts build on the recent installation of rainwater-harvesting cisterns in 221 locations in north Jordan, as well as the ... Read More »

Germany steps up its assistance for Jordan–New Agreements worth 193 million € signed recently

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Amman(womeninjordan)—Germany remains committed to supporting Jordan which is facing unprecedented challenges. According to a press release issued by the German Embassy, Germany will continue to support Jordan in its efforts to alleviate the burden of the Syrians who have found refuge in Jordan. To this end, Germany has not only substantively increased its contributions in humanitarian assistance, but also its ... Read More »


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Amman(womeninjordan)–The Government of Japan in partnership with Ministry of Municipal Affairs hands over the equipment and machinery that have been purchased within Japan’s emergency grant aid to Jordan to local municipalities. The handing over took place on Sunday, December 28, 2014 in Zarqa Free Zone, in presence of H.E. the Minister of Municipal Affairs Eng. Walid Al Masri, His Excellency ... Read More »

EU provides €180 million to deal with crisis and spill-over in Lebanon and Jordan

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Amman(womeninjordan)—The European Commission today adopted a package worth €180 million to deal with the effects of the Syrian crisis in the country itself, as well as in Lebanon and Jordan, who are currently hosting around 1.1 million and 630,000 refugees respectively. This package deals with the longer-term development needs of the refugees and internally displaced persons. It addresses in particular ... Read More »

World Bank: Denmark best European country for business in 2015

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Amman(womeninjordan)—For the 4th consecutive year Denmark is the easiest country in Europe to do business, according to the World Bank’s Doing Business report. Companies looking for a smooth way to set up and run their business in Europe should consider Denmark as their destination: According to the World Bank’s Doing Business 2015 report, Denmark is the easiest country in Europe ... Read More »

EBRD further supports small enterprises in Egypt


US$ 30 million credit line to NBE to finance SMEs in Egypt ————————- Amman(womeninjordan)–The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is further supporting the development of small businesses in Egypt with a US$ 30 million credit line to the National Bank of Egypt (NBE). Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of the economy and financing them is ... Read More »

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