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5 April 2020

Jordanian Youth Voices and Action in the COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining public health systems and triggering unprecedented measures by governments around the world, including movement restrictions and shelter-in-place orders. On the... Read more

4 April 2020

Jamileh, the Night Supervisor, on the Frontline to Combat COVID-19

As the threat of the coronavirus pandemic takes the world by storm, Jordan is no exception. In fact, the government has imposed a curfew early on, obliging people to work from home, students to... Read more

27 March 2020

Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem  New York, 26 March 2020 - With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and... Read more

24 March 2020

As pandemic rages, women and girls face intensified risks

UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, governments are taking unprecedented measures to limit the spread of the virus, ramping up health system responses and... Read more

10 March 2020


Conflict, violence and disability collided to test Sami’s resolve. Instead of despairing, he took up paint and brush and became a symbol of enduring hope. Before the Syria crisis erupted in 2013,... Read more

6 March 2020

Intergenerational Dialogue on Women’s Rights Movement and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Jordan

Amman, Jordan – 5 March 2020 – On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, which is celebrated on the 8th of March, UNFPA- Jordan organized an intergenerational dialogue on women’s rights... Read more

5 March 2020
Press Release

UNFPA Supports Eliminating preventable Maternal Deaths in Jordan

Amman- Jordan, March 5, 2020 The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Jordan’s office has supported a two-day national consultation workshop, which was conducted by the Ministry of Health (MoH) at... Read more

16 February 2020

First National Consultations on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Jordan

Amman, Jordan – 13 February 2020 – Within the framework of a new initiative organized by the United Nations Population Fund and the International Development Research Center, the First National... Read more

26 August 2019

Zain Jordan and UNFPA Collaborate to Advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Jordan

Amman, 26 August 2019 – Zain Jordan and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Jordan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable... Read more

12 August 2019

My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25... Read more