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German Embassy celebrates Unity in Amman

Ausgelassen freuen sich viele Menschen in der Nacht zwischen dem 2.10. und dem 3.10.1990 auf der Berliner Mauer auf die Wiedervereinigung. Rund eine Million Menschen feierten zu mitternächtlicher Zeit in Berlin die wiedergewonnene Deutsche Einheit. Die Deutschen sind 45 Jahre nach dem Ende des 2. Weltkrieges wieder in einem souveränen Staat vereint. Der Untergang des SED-Regimes hatte sich in einem rasanten Tempo vollzogen: Unter dem Druck der Bevölkerung öffnete die DDR am 9.11.1989 ihre Grenzen. (hochauflösend, 24KB)

AMMAN(womeninjordan)– — Germany is the third largest donor to Jordan following the US and UK, German Ambassador to Jordan Birgitta Siefker-Eberle said on Sunday at an event to mark German Unity Day. Speaking at a celebration at the German embassy in Amman, the ambassador said Berlin had extended over 400 million euros (around JD319 million) in support to Jordan in ... Read More »

Denmark main TV channel campaign raises millions for Syrian refugees

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Danish main TV channel made an open day to raise donations for Syrian refugees. from early in the morning till around evening number of donations reached around 60 millions Danish Krone.Its around 7 millions Euros.This happened Yesterday 20th of September. As the Syrian conflict enters its fifth year, millions of refugees are caught in alarmingly deteriorating conditions, facing an even ... Read More »

Copenhagen to host Global Conference on Fundamental Media Freedom Concerns

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Amman(womeninjordan)—More than 100 international and Danish media professionals and experts will gather in Copenhagen April 29-30 for a conference on media freedom and the importance of a free press in the development of society. Hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark in partnership with the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), the Global Media Freedom Conference ... Read More »

From market seller to managing director in Côte d’Ivoire

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ILO News talks to a young Ivorian woman who in a few years went from selling goods at local markets to being a successful entrepreneur whose dreams reach beyond the Ivory Coast. Amman(womeninjordan)– – “When I decided to set up my own business, I didn’t have a penny to my name,” recalls Patricia Zoundi Yao, now managing director of the ... Read More »

Towards a new European Neighbourhood Policy : the EU launches a consultation on the future of its relations with neighbouring countries.

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Amman(womeninjordan)—High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn launched recently consultation on the future of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). The ENP was last reviewed in 2011. Given the significant developments in the neighbourhood since then, it is now essential to undertake a fundamental ... Read More »

Apple establishes one of the world’s largest data centers in Denmark

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Amman(womeninjordan)—Apple has announced the establishment of one of the world’s largest data centers in Denmark. The new data center will be powered by renewable energy, and surplus heating will be recycled in the local district heating system, thereby minimizing negative environmental impact. “I warmly welcome this investment by Apple, which will give a significant boost to the Danish economy. An ... Read More »

Millennium Development Goals for the Nobel Peace Prize—Denmark

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Amman(womeninjordan)—Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation Mogens Jensen and eight of his predecessors have nominated the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), also known as the 2015 goals, for the Nobel Peace Prize. The nine Danish ministers past and present agree on the key importance of these goals to global development over the past 15 years and that efforts to help the ... Read More »

ACOR’s Temple of the Winged Lions Project Earns Top Honor

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ACOR’s Temple of the Winged Lions Cultural Resource Management (TWLCRM) Initiative has received the Archaeological Institute of America’s 2015 award for Best Practices in Site Preservation. Christopher Tuttle, Executive Director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers and former Associate Director of ACOR, received the award on behalf of the TWLCRM during the AIA’s annual meeting in January. The ... Read More »

21 Leaders 2015: Seven Who Interrupt Legacy Narratives

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Women’s eNews Announces 21 Leaders 2015 Amman(womeninjordan)—Profiles of seven leaders dedicated to improving lives of women and girls: Brenda Stevenson, Dr. Nina Ansary, Dana Bolger, Sharon D’Agostino, Dorothy Davis, Dianne Dillon-Ridgley, Karen Elizaga ————————————————————————- Brenda E. Stevenson: Los Angeles’ Challenger of the Accepted History Recipient of the Ida B. Wells Award for Bravery in Journalism Three women, each of vastly ... Read More »

Switzerland hosts Conference of High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention

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Amman(womeninjordan)– Representatives of 126 High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention met in Geneva last week to adopt by consensus a ten-point Declaration recalling applicable international humanitarian law (IHL) in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East-Jerusalem. The conference was hosted by Switzerland in its capacity as Depositary of the Geneva Conventions. The ten-point Declaration adopted by consensus by the ... Read More »

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