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World Humanitarian Day

The World Humanitarian Day honors humanitarian workers who have lost their lives and those who...

World Environment Day

On the occasion of the World Environment Day marked on the 5th of June, the United Nations...

World Day against Child Labour

Where: King Abdullah the Second Stadium at Al-Qweismah, Amman - Jordan Hundreds of working and non-...

UNESCO Amman Office and the Ghor el Safi Women's Association Open Day

UNESCO Amman Office and the Ghor el Safi Women's Association cordially invite you to join the...

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, UNESCO Amman...

Photo Exhibition: "STEP IT UP! Voices of Strength from Creative Women in Jordan"

In the context of the Women’s Film Week, UNESCO and UN WOMEN cordially invite you to the photo...

Women's Film Week

Under the Patronage of HRH Princess Basma bint Talal, the 3rd edition of the Women's Film Week...

UN Day 2014

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Jordan and its partners celebrated the 69th Anniversary...

Amman 2014 Social Good Summit

The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator’s in Jordan joined the global conversation of the 2014...

Human Interest Stories

Jordanian women take advantage of growing employment opportunities in the garment sector AL SHOUNEH, JORDAN Before she got married many years ago, Afaf Barghameh used to sew uniforms for the Jordanian army. She never learned to read or write, but she knows her numbers and basic arithmetic. Now 48 years old and a mother of four, she supports her children’s education by working at a garment factory...