UNICEF Jordan Country Office


UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Muzoon Almellehan returns to Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan, 15 October 2017 - UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Muzoon Almellehan travelled to Jordan to meet children who, like her, fled the Syria conflict and are now determined to go to school despite extremely challenging circumstances


15Oct2017 UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Muzoon Almellehan returns to Jordan to meet Syrian refugees striving to get an education
UNICEF and private sector companies in Jordan discuss youth empowerment strategies for employment
04Oct2017 Government of Japan grants US$3.5 million to UNHCR and UNICEF Jordan for continued assistance to crisis affected Syrians
26Sep2017 “Nashatati” After School Programme to reach thousands of students across Jordan
13Sep2017 UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra meets with Syrian children and youth in Jordan
28Aug2017 NAF, EU and UNICEF partner to strengthen social protection system for the most vulnerable children
22Aug2017 MOSD, UNICEF initiates discussion with experts on a national strategy on foster care for children without parental care
20Aug2017 NCFA & UNICEF urges for a stronger role of the media in ending violence against children in Jordan 
14Aug2017 Jordan celebrates International Youth Day with dynamic young men and women innovators
10Aug2017 KOICA grants US$6 million to UNICEF for improved access for vulnerable children in Jordan to health, protection and education services
25Jul2017 NCFA and UNICEF convenes strategic meeting towards creating a protective environment for all children in Jordan 
24Jul2017 Australia grants additional AU$13 million to UNICEF in expanding access to education for vulnerable children in Jordan
13Jul2017 Louis Vuitton joins UNICEF in appealing for support to children affected by the Syrian crisis
11Jul2017 Thousands of children in Jordan attending ‘Summer Schools’ to compensate for missed school days
10Jul2017 Jordan's Ministry of Education and UNICEF launches plan to universalize access to kindergarten (KG2)
28Jun2017 Government of Spain contributes €600,000 to UNICEF for child protection programmes in Jordan 
23May2017 French Ambassador meets girls and boys at the Baqa ‘Makani’ Centre
22May2017 MoSD and UNICEF signs agreement for improving protection services for all children in Jordan
06May2017 HRH Princess Iman honours girls and boys excelling in community service projects in Jordan 
11Apr2017 NCFA and UNICEF present initiatives to end violence against children in Jordan
25Mar2017 Tech Tribes and UNICEF hosts Jeel962 forum on using technology for youth to advance the SDGs in Jordan
23Mar2017 UNICEF partners young people in Jordan in generating evidence and youth-led action in communities
22Mar2017 NCFA and UNICEF releases Study on Journalists’ Practices on Child Protection Issues in Jordan 
28Feb2017 Education Ministry-UNICEF reaches thousands of out-of-school children in Jordan in second wave of registration
16Feb2017   MoE, Orange and UNICEF launches digital learning programme in public schools in Jordan 
16 Feb 2017 
EU grants 4.4 million Euros to support the most urgent needs of vulnerable Syrian refugee families in Jordan through UNICEF

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Situation of Children in Jordan

Jordan has a population of 7.5 million including 2.9 million children under 18 years of age. Having ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1991, Jordan has been one of the model countries in the region in protecting and promoting the rights of children. 


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THE MAKANI – MY SPACE HOLISTIC APPROACH:  90,000 girls and boys currently out of any form of education and exposed to high risks of child labour exploitation and early marriage, are provided with access to alternative education, 200,000 receive psychosocial support and 58,000 access life skills training.  “I am safe, I learn, I connect” 

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