Jordan launches new National Strategy and Action Plan to Prevent Human Trafficking with EU support

Jordan launches new National Strategy and Action Plan to Prevent Human Trafficking with EU support

19 April 2019
With the support of the European Union, the Jordanian authorities hosted a high-level event yesterday in Amman to promote the recently adopted National Strategy and Action Plan to Prevent Human Trafficking in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (2019-2022). The event aimed at promoting the document to…

UfM Business Forum

18 April 2019
EU supports culture in Jordan

EU supports culture in Jordan

18 April 2019
The European Union in Jordan, through EUNIC Jordan, supports the 11th edition of Amman Contemporary Dance Festival on 6-20 April as well as the 8th edition of Amman Jazz Festival on 19-25 April. The EU Delegation aims at strengthening the EU/Jordan cultural bridge and celebrating diversity,…
EU-funded Euromed Transport Support Project contributes to improving road safety in Jordan

EU-funded Euromed Transport Support Project contributes to improving road safety in Jordan

18 April 2019
Different stakeholders and experts from public and private sectors engage in supporting Jordan’s efforts to drastically reduce the death toll on its roads. Organized by the EU-funded EuroMed Transport Support Project and the Jordanian Ministry of Transport, a two-day workshop has been held in Amman…
Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

18 April 2019
The cooperation across the external borders of the EU is demonstrating its full potential; after a gradual start, a large majority of neighbourhood cross-border cooperation (CBC) programmes is now running in full speed, and the time is ripe to think about a third cycle of programming, preserving…
UfM Climate week: Stakeholders meet to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate finance regarding water and renewables

UfM Climate week: Stakeholders meet to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate finance regarding water and renewables

17 April 2019
The UfM Climate Week took place on 9-11 April in Barcelona, Spain, gathering a wide range of actors (UfM members’ representatives, civil society, IFIs, scientific experts…). Several climate-related meetings were organised to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate…
FEMISE Research paper FEM43-08: Feminization of occupations and its effect on gender wage gap in South Mediterranean Countries

FEMISE Research paper FEM43-08: Feminization of occupations and its effect on gender wage gap in South Mediterranean Countries

16 April 2019
The issue of gender equality in the labour market is an important one. For the MENA region, however, the issue is additionally important due to the traditional role that women play in the economy and the cultural (including religious) beliefs that drive gender relations in these countries.Focusing…
EU funds regional workshop to elaborate national reports on cyberthreat assessment

EU funds regional workshop to elaborate national reports on cyberthreat assessment

16 April 2019
A regional workshop on the evaluation of cyberthreat was organised on 8-10 April in Rabat, Morocco in the framework of the EU-funded CyberSouth project. The event gathered 53 representatives from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia. The workshop focused on the benefits for the countries…