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UN Women commits to better include youth in the discourse on peace and security

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security brought together academics, international community leaders and young people from around the world to debate a new international agenda on youth, peace and security. More

UN Women catalyzes civil society’s action in Jordan towards the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals

Monday, August 3, 2015

Building on the gender-focused Post-2015 Coalition launched by UN Women in collaboration with Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI) in 2012, UN Women – on behalf of the UN system in Jordan – brought together civil society partners from different constituencies to discuss the possible expansion of the Coalition to include review and oversight of all themes and cross-cutting topics envisaged in the new set of Sustainable Development Goals. More

Members of the Arab women parliamentarians network for equality (pioneers) meet to finalize plans and prepare for a regional forum

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Members of the Arab Women Parliamentarians Network for Equality (Pioneers) met from 29-30 July 2015 to discuss the general work plan and the plans of sub-committees. The meeting included agreement to prepare for a regional forum and a publicity campaign towards the end of this year to promote and spread awareness of the network. More

Friday notes, issue n.8

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The official newsletter of UN Women Jordan Friday notes, issue n.8 More

Assessment of National Women Machineries

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

UN Women Jordan Country Office conducted an assessment of the main National Women Machineries in Jordan. More

UN Women joins interagency activities to commemorate World Refugee Day

Monday, June 8, 2015

Within the framework of joint inter-agency efforts to mark the commemoration of World Refugee Day 2015, UN Women organized two awareness raising activities in the UN Women-led ‘Women and Girls Oasis’ of the Za’atari refugee camp and in Madaba, in collaboration with Youth for Youth Association. More

UN Women and Jordan River Foundation supporting community based organizations from the communities Al Salheiyah and Deir Al Kahf under the EU-funded project ‘Spring Forward’

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Within the framework of the EU-funded project “Spring Forward”, UN Women and Jordan River Foundation – in collaboration with the Governor of Mafraq – scaled up their support to marginalized women living in Al Salheiyah and Deir Al Kahf. More

UN Women Jordan signs agreement with Ministry of Social Development

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The UN Women Country Office for Jordan and the Ministry of Social Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost their collaboration in the field of Social Protection, Livelihoods and Food Security. More

Friday Notes, issue n.7

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The official newsletter of UN Women Jordan. Friday notes, issue n.7 More

The team welcomes the UN Women Executive Board Members to Jordan

Sunday, May 3, 2015

From 24 April to 2 May 2015, the UN Country Team hosted the Joint Field Visit of the Executive Boards of UNDP/ UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, UN Women and WFP to Jordan. On this occasion, the Country Office organized various activities to present the variegated portfolio of initiatives and programs carried out in the Kingdom. More

New report from UN Women unveils far-reaching alternative policy agenda to transform economies and make gender equality a reality

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

A major report from UN Women, released today in seven locations globally, brings together human rights and economic policy-making to call for far-reaching changes to the global policy agenda that will transform economies and make women’s rights, and equality, a reality. More

Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict visits Jordan for first time

Monday, April 27, 2015

On the occasion of her first tour in the Middle East, the U.N. Special Representative on Sexual Violence in conflicts – Ms. Zainab Bangura - visited Jordan from 22 to 26 April 2015. More

UN Women organizes a workshop on Gender Responsive Budgeting for members of the House of Representatives under EU funded project

Friday, April 17, 2015

Under a project funded by the European Union, the Jordanian National Commission For Women in collaboration with UN Women Jordan organized a workshop for the Members of the House of Representatives on gender responsive budgeting. More

#WhatDoesItTake to end the Syria Crisis? UN Women Jordan joins the global online campaign

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

As the Syria crisis enters its fifth year, the UN is calling on other UN agencies, Member States, world leaders and the wider humanitarian community to send a message of solidarity with the people of Syria with the social media campaign #WhatDoesItTakes. More

UN Women supports women’s leadership in Jordan’s trade unions

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

From 22nd -24th March 2015, the UN Women Jordan ‘Spring Forward’ team organized a workshop for selected members of Jordan’s General Federation Union, targeting members of the union’s women’s committee. More

Making Gender Responsive Budgeting more accessible for citizen: new brochure launched.

Monday, March 23, 2015

UN Women worked in close partnership with the Jordanian Coalition on Budget and the General Budget Department to issue a more user-friendly Budget Brochure for all Jordanian citizens. More

Jordan in the spotlight at CSW59!

Monday, March 16, 2015

The Permanent Mission of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the UN and the Jordanian National Commission for Women – with the support of UN Women Jordan - organized a Beijing+20 side event titled ‘Women and Armed Conflicts: A Regional Perspective’ during the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. More

UN Women Jordan and Jordan River Foundation visit women’s business initiatives in the Governorate of Mafraq

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Mafraq, 12 March 2015. UN Women and Jordan River Foundation conducted a series of trainings on strategic planning and media outreach for community based organizations in the villages of Al Qasabah, Al Khaldiyah, Al Salhiyah and Dair Al Kahef. In addition, the UN Women team visited a selected number of women beneficiaries in the Governorate of Mafraq, who have recently launched small-scale businesses within the loan scheme of the Spring Forward project.   More

The third edition of the Women’s Film Week kicks off on International Women’s Day

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Held under the esteemed patronage and at the presence of HRH Princess Bassma Bint Talal (UN Women Goodwill Ambassador), UN Women Jordan - in partnership with the Royal Film Commission - launched the third edition of the Women’s Film Week on 8 March 2015 at the Rainbow Theater, to mark International Women’s Day (IWD). More

UN Women launches the third edition of the Women’s Film Week to mark “International Women’s Day”

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Held under the esteemed Patronage of HRH Princess Bassma Bint Talal (UN Women Goodwill Ambassador), UN Women Jordan office is proud to launch the third edition of the Women’s Film Week on 8 March 2015 at the Rainbow Theater, to mark International Women’s Day (IWD. More

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