Under the Global public space programme and with the coordination of the Regional Public Space Programme for Arab states, UN-Habitat Regional office for Arab States, in cooperation with UN-Habitat Jordan and the Municipality of Zarqa organized the first Minecraft workshop in Zarqa, Jordan for the participatory design of an open space in Al-Ghweirieh neighborhood.
The MineCraft workshop was held as part of the participatory approach of the project to explore the needs of the community and their vision of the designated space.
UN-Habitat celebrated the opening of the demonstration units for the Jordan affordable housing at Ramtha-Al Sheyah Park on Sunday, June 19th 2016. These units were constructed in four different locations; Ramtha, Amman, Dhleil and Karak through the generous financial support provided by the Swiss Government for the Jordan Affordable Housing Programme. The units are to be furnished for demonstration by IKEA.
The Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Tourism Sector in Jordan Project is a GEF/UNDP four years project commenced in January 2014.The project aims to promote the consideration of biodiversity as a fundamental part of national planning and development efforts, especially for areas affected by tourism in Jordan.
Amman – the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) marked the green apple day of service in a joint event that was held at Princess Alia High School in cooperation with the Jordan Green Building Council, Greater Amman Municipality, World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Educationa
Amman 22 December 2014 - UN-Habitat organized a conference on December 16, 2014 in Amman, Jordan to finalize the results of the first ever credit rating project conducted in Jordan. UN-Habitat organized this conference in collaboration with the Muhanna Foundation in Lebanon and under the auspices of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs of Jordan.