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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 »

Germany stands firmly by Jordan’s side


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 »

Women for the Mediterranean,Barcelona 10-11 October 2016


Amman(womeninjordan)—The Third Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) High-Level Conference on Women Empowerment (10-11 October 2016 )will gather main stakeholders fostering women’s empowerment around the Mediterranean to share ideas, experiences, initiatives and recommendations regarding the essential role that women play in promoting peace, development and stability. The 2016 Euro-Mediterranean context and increasing challenges lead more than ever to address cultural, security ... Read More »

German Government remains committed to London Conference – First Funds have reached Jordan

By Nicole Kuhn
German human rights activist

photo : By Nicole Kuhn –a German human rights activist ————————————————————- Amman(womeninjordan)—Germany has provided in a first round financial commitments amounting to 105.1 Mio. Euro to Jordan. This is part of the German pledge of 2.3 billion Euro announced at the London Conference in February for Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. “This swift delivery of funds to Jordan ... Read More »

A Danish Parliamentary delegation concluded a visit to Jordan


Amman (womeninjordan) A Danish Parliamentary delegation from the Immigration, Integration and Housing Committee visited Jordan from the 7 – 11 March 2016. Through the visit, the delegation had very fruitful meetings mainly with First Deputy Speaker of the Jordanian Parliament, Mr. Mustafa Al­Amawi, and the Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Eng. Imad Fakhoury,according to a press release issued ... Read More »

European Union supports employment in Jordan


Amman(womeninjordan)–A closing event of the European Union programme in Support of the Reforms on Employment and Technical and Vocational Education and Training has taken place recently at the Pharmaceutical Training Centre of Excellence in Salt. Joanna Wronecka, the Ambassador of the European Union to Jordan explained: “This is not the end of the EU support for employment in Jordan. We ... Read More »

HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal Discusses Challenges for Jordanian Youth at FES Young Leaders Alumni Conference


HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal joined the Young Leaders Alumni Conference organized by the German Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) last weekend in Amman to discuss the challenges, which Jordanian youth are currently facing with more than 150 young adults attending the conference from all over the kingdom. HRH acknowledged the obstacles, which many Jordanian youth are struggling with regarding issues such ... Read More »

September 2015, the world’s heads of state and government will meet to adopt new global goals for poverty eradication and sustainable development


Amman(womeninjordan)—-Tax systems in developing countries must be strengthened in order for them to be able to finance roads, hospitals and schools and eventually become independent of development assistance. That is the view of Danish Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation, Mogens Jensen, who will share Danish experiences in supporting stronger tax systems during the World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington ... Read More »

The World Humanitarian Summit Regional Consultation for the Middle East and North Africa concludes with calls for increased protection of civilians and accountability for violations.

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Amman(womeninjordan)—The World Humanitarian Summit regional consultation for the Middle East and North Africa was held at the Dead Sea, Jordan, from 3-5 March 2015. It was hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and co-chaired by the League of Arab States, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Deputy Prime Minister and ... Read More »

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