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However, all flexibilities should be accompanied by action on behalf of the government of Jordan and the Jordanian private sector. Those flexibilities, should they be granted, would bring about good results only in a context of improved business and investment climate, labour market and human capital ...
While UNHCR maintain essential health services for vulnerable Syrian refugees, it will continue work to encourage Syrian refugees increasingly utilize the governmental health services at the Primary and Secondary Health Care levels.1.3 Research context The Government of Jordan had allowed Syrians ...

The Ministry of Interior of Jordan and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) launched this week a regularization exercise to formalize the status of Syrian refugees residing informally in urban areas in Jordan. The campaign will run until 27 September 2018, targeting Syrians who left Refugee ...
"We are very pleased as an organisation that the campaign to regularise the status of unregistered Syrian refugees living in urban areas has been launched as this reflects the joint advocacy efforts of the government of Jordan and humanitarian organisations and such efforts will lead to the reshaping of the ...
The campaign is directed to Syrian nationals registered in the camps who left without an official authorization before the 1st of July 2017 and did not return. Syrians who arrived to Jordan and have never registered with UNHCR and the Government of Jordan can also benefit from this campaign, according to ...
The campaign is directed to Syrian nationals registered in the camps who left without an official authorization before the 1st of July 2017 and did not return. Syrians who arrived to Jordan and have never registered with UNHCR and the Government of Jordan can also benefit from this campaign, according to ...

Kovind stated that a large number of Indian textile companies have invested in Jordan and they have received good support from the Government of Jordan. The President emphasised that there is much scope to enhance trade and investment between India and Jordan, particularly in the fields of IT, ...
India attaches great importance to its relations with Jordan. He was happy to note that phosphate related joint ventures of the two countries are doing well. He stated that a large number of Indian textile companies have invested in Jordan and they have received good support from the Government of Jordan.
He said a large number of Indian textile companies have invested in Jordan and they have received good support from the Government of Jordan. The President emphasised that there is much scope to enhance trade and investment between India and Jordan, particularly in the fields of IT, infrastructure, ...
The average price of a crude oil barrel in the last three months rose to 66.2 dollars per barrel, exceeding a 55-dollars cap set by the government of Jordan to keep electricity tariffs unchanged. Electricity prices are announced at the end of each month and are based on the average price of crude oil over the ...
Amman (28 Feb. 2018) - Under the patronage of the Minister of Finance, the Ministry of Finance, supported by the USAID-financed Fiscal Reform and Public Finance Management Project, organized the conference: 'Way Forward for Fiscal Decentralization 2018'. The conference aims to highlight the achievements attained ...
The government of Jordan has given parties interested in delivering a 30MW energy storage system in the Kingdom six months to come up with technical and financial offers. Following a July 2017 Request for Submissions of Interest (REOI), issued by the country's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources ...
The Government of Jordan has taken steps to open formal employment opportunities for Syrians. 46,000 ... UNHCR coordinates the refugee response under the leadership of the Government of Jordan, in a collaborative effort between the donor community, UN agencies, international and national NGOs, ...
The Azraq Centre for Employment, set up with the help of the government of Jordan and sponsored by the Dutch government, facilitates access to work permits for refugees who have not received one. Once issued, UNHCR will record the work permit in a database linked to the Jordanian authorities, ...
GENEVA, 19th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) inaugurated the Azraq refugee camp's first employment centre. The Azraq Centre for Employment (ACE), set up in coordination with the Government of Jordan and sponsored by the ...
The deal, signed in February 2016, foresaw 200,000 work permits being given to Syrians but progress has proved harder than expected. The government of Jordan says that 90,000 permits have been issued but this figure includes renewals and out-of-date permits. The U.N. refugee agency estimates that ...
UNHCR coordinates the refugee response under the leadership of the Government of Jordan, in a collaborative effort between the donor community, UN agencies, international and national NGOs, community-based organizations, refugees and host communities. Currently eight sectors provide support ...

"I want to commend the government of Jordan for having facilitated schemes that allow Syrian refugees to have jobs," the UN High Commissioner for Refugees told a news conference in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp. "What I will say to donors is we need to invest more in these schemes." Grandi noted that ...
Responding to the crisis, UNICEF is working with the Government of Jordan as well as donors and partner organizations to provide targeted support and youth to positively engage in their communities and transition to meaningful employment, continuing education and training opportunities. However, its ...
Amman -- The total foreign aid contracted by donors to Jordan in 2017 reached $3.65 billion, compared with $3.15 billion in 2016, a Planning and International Cooperation Ministry statement said on Tuesday. The aid (which represents signed agreements approved by Cabinet) includes regular grants, ...
The government of Jordan has taken steps to open formal employment opportunities for Syrians. 46,000 ... UNHCR coordinates the refugee response under the leadership of the government of Jordan, in a collaborative effort between the donor community, UN agencies, international and national NGOs, ...
Despite flying its country's flag for more than half-a-century, Royal Jordanian still lacks the scale and brand recognition of its gulf competitors. It has also become a financial burden on the government of Jordan, its 26% shareholder, posting net losses in four of the six years since the Arab Spring. New chief ...
The Azraq Centre for employment, set up with the help of the government of Jordan and sponsored by the Dutch government, facilitates access to work permits for refugees who have not received one. Once issued, UNHCR will record the work permit in a database linked to the Jordanian authorities, ...
GENEVA, 19th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the UN refugee Agency (UNHCR) inaugurated the Azraq refugee camp's first employment centre. The Azraq Centre for Employment (ACE), set up in coordination with the government of Jordan and sponsored by the ...
He resigned from his job at a USAID funded project helping the government of Jordan strengthen its fiscal infrastructure. Oasis500 gave him a desk for seven months and $15,000 in funding for a 10% equity stake. His brother also chipped in some money. Saleh then hired a programmer who helped him ...
On February 14, 2018, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, on behalf of the U.S. government, signed a new five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the government of Jordan in which the United States makes a non-binding commitment to support providing no less than $1.275 billion per year in ...
The US said the agreement stresses the importance of relations between Jordan and the US and the key role the government of Jordan is playing in maintaining stability in the region. An official statement also emphasized Amman's role in helping the US in the fight against the Islamic State and counter ...
UNHCR coordinates the refugee response under the leadership of the government of Jordan, in a collaborative effort between the donor community, UN agencies, international and national NGOs, community-based organizations, refugees and host communities. Currently eight sectors provide support ...
AMMONNEWS - The Minister of Labour, Ali Zahir al-Ghazzawi, has stated that the Ministry of Labour has completed the quarterly assessment of the National Empowerment and employment Programme (NEEP), which was launched by the government in early September of last year. This programme aims ...
The government of Jordan is working closely with Ryanair to ensure that the new flights are a success. Jordan has suffered greatly in the tourism industry since the 2016 attack on tourists by terrorists that left 12 people dead. The country has been working hard to improve its overall image and encourage ...
In 2016, world leaders looked beyond traditional humanitarian assistance and agreed to a new response: a compact between donors and the government of Jordan that would support infrastructure projects, employment opportunities and basic services that help meet the needs of refugees and their host ...
... and diplomatic ties with the Hermit Kingdom after it carried out a series of weapons test months. It follows similar moves by Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. "I think that shows the strength of our relationship with the country of Jordan, the government of Jordan, and the king of Jordan," Nauert said.
Amman -- The government of Jordan and the international community on Thursday endorsed the Jordan Response Platform (JRP) for the Syria Crisis for the next three years, worth $7.3 billion. The announcement was made during the 10th meeting of the JRP 2018-2020 for the Syrian Crisis held at Al ...
"The agreement is at the beginning of its implementation and we are duly taking stock of the concerns raised to us by the government of Jordan," the EU said, adding that "we are in the process of looking into potential adjustments which would facilitate investment opportunities and access to the rules of ...
Despite efforts by the government of Jordan to open up the formal labour market to Syrian refugees [Ministry of Labour had issued and/or renewed 71,426 work permits for Syrians, as of October 2017], Syrian refugees still require humanitarian assistance to meet basic needs. Lebanon hosts more than 1 ...
... memorandum from the Israeli Foreign Ministry in which it expressed regret and apologized to Jordan over the shooting incident at its embassy."The memorandum expressed the Israeli government's commitment to resume cooperation with the government of Jordan and resolve this issue," Momani said.
In response to this crisis, the international community worked with the government of Jordan to create the Jordan Compact, a ground-breaking deal that aims to provide 200,000 work permits for Syrian refugees in exchange for preferential access to the European market as well as access to conditional ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed Israel had "expressed regret" and had agreed to pay compensation to the government of Jordan. Kassim said that it is normal in such international cases that the compensation is paid to the government representing its citizens and not directly to the ...
A doctor, who is the owner of the apartment, and a carpenter were killed by an Israeli embassy employee, who claimed the carpenter tried to assault him with a screwdriver because of a payment dispute, according to the investigation by the government of Jordan. After the attack, all Israeli embassy ...
This distribution comes after the government of Jordan announced in November 2017, that any future assistance would need to be delivered from inside Syria. Between October and December, UN assessments reported low levels of severe acute malnutrition in the camp, although it also noted that many ...
"The support of the government of Japan has been fundamental during the last years to bring assistance to the Syrian refugees and to back the efforts of the government of Jordan in responding to the Syria crisis," said Ponziani. "We are also glad to collaborate with Japanese NGOs particularly NICCOD in ...
Amman, Jordan 10 January 2018 - The UN has resumed aid delivery to an estimated 50,000 Syrians (10,000 families) who remain stranded at Rukban, near Jordan's north-eastern border with Syria. In September, the UN in Damascus submitted a request to the Syrian government to obtain access to ...
Prior to this appointment, he served in several ministerial portfolios in the government of Jordan as Minister of Tourism and Antiquities; Minister of Information; and, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation. During his term as Minister of Tourism, Mr. Rifai served as Chairman of the Executive ...
Building upon prior United States government (USG) and other donor investments, as well as government of Jordan's (GoJ) own reforms, the United States Agency For International Development (USAID) has identified support to municipal governance and decentralization as an urgent need. Indeed ...
"Thanks to the continued support from our donors and the partnership with the government of Jordan and NGOs, we are able to help thousands of vulnerable children this winter," he added. All children in Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps, almost 65,000, are receiving the one-time cash grant of JD20 per ...
"It is a top priority for UNICEF to protect vulnerable children from the harsh cold weather, so that they remain healthy and continue to learn and thrive," said the UNICEF Representative, Robert Jenkins. "Thanks to the continued support from our donors and the partnership with the government of Jordan and ...
Its terms included $1.7bn in grants over three years to support infrastructure projects; a 10-year exemption from an EU tariff barrier for producers in Jordan who met an employment quota of Syrian refugees; and a commitment from the government of Jordan to create 200,000 "job opportunities" for Syrians.
At the request of the government of Jordan, approximately 2,300 United States military personnel are deployed to Jordan to support Defeat-ISIS operations, to enhance Jordan's security, and to promote regional stability. Lebanon. At the request of the government of Lebanon, approximately 100 United ...
"The government of Jordan realised early on that keeping Syrian refugee children out of school would have detrimental impacts in the long-term on peace, stability and economic development," Saroj Kumar Jha, WB Mashreq regional director, was quoted in the statement as saying. "The government's ...
On 28 November, UNHCR represented SNFI and Protection Sectors (Jordan Hub) by participating in an advocacy visit to the Jordan-Syria border crossing at Ramtha, led by the UN RC/HC together with the government of Jordan and highlighting the nature and importance of the assistance provided ...


 

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