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  • UNHCR’s Age, Gender and Diversity Accountability Report 2020 – People at the Centre: The Intersection of Age, Gender and Diversity. This report reflects the progress made on the core actions under Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) Policy and presents many achievements and good practices, as well as gaps and challenges that remain in systematically integrating AGD considerations. Please see the report https://data2.unhcr.org/en/documents/details/87615 Also please refer to UNHCR AGDs Policy of March 2018 https://data2.unhcr.org/en/documents/details/87614
    highlight 06 Jul 2021 (2 months ago)
    Jordan Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • UNHCR in SUDAN ENGAGES IN COVID-19 PREVENTION AND RESPONSE: To protect refugees and IDPs as well as their hosts in Sudan from COVID-19, UNHCR and partners have rolled out a massive prevention, preparedness and response programme. The Agency joined WHO and UNICEF in spreading risk awareness by translating posters in refugee languages, by briefing volunteers and IDP leaders, tens of thousands of text messages sent to urban refugees in Khartoum. In addition, in recent weeks, UNHCR delivered 1 million bars of soap to IDPs, refugees and their most vulnerable Sudanese neighbours. The Agency also established a surveillance system in refugee camps for immediate isolation of potential cases, reporting to the health authorities and subsequent testing. According to the results, so far the virus which is spreading fast in the country has not infected any refugee.
    highlight 04 May 2020 (1 year ago)
    Sudan Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees Sudan / Central African Republic - Refugees Sudan / Eritrea - Refugees Sudan / Ethiopia - Refugees Sudan / Yemen - Refugees Sudan / Chad - Refugees Sudan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Sudan / Eritrea - Asylum-Seekers
  • On the occasion of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, the SGBV SWG organized a joint art event in collaboration with the Greater Amman Municipality under the national theme "Break the silence on Economic violence". Over 400 participants attended the event including the general public, donor agencies, humanitarian and development actors, beneficiaries of the programs and refugee volunteers.
    highlight 22 Jan 2020 (1 year ago)
    Jordan Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • In July 2019, the GBV Working Group focused on risk mitigation intervention with the support of UNFPA GBVIE specialist from the roving team. The main purpose of the intervention is to assist humanitarian actors and communities in Jordan to coordinate, plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate essential actions for the prevention and mitigation of GBV across selected sectors of humanitarian response to the Syria crisis. Because of the protracted crisis and the need to strengthen resilience and national capacity this initiative aims as well at involving for the first-time relevant Ministries.
    highlight 18 Aug 2019 (2 years ago)
    Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The SGBV WG met regularly in May 2019 with a focus on youth and GBV, this included the presentation of the COMPACT- interagency guidelines for working with and for young people in humanitarian settings. In the reporting month the working group provided technical review of 12 submitted proposal to the OCHA managed humanitarian funding. In order to collect lessons learnt on inclusion of people with disabilities in GBV programming in this operation a taskforce met to develop briefing note. A second briefing session was offered on SGBV WG mobile data entry. The working group worked with sub national coordination in Mafraq to support the establishment of CMR services in the area. In Zaatari camp a multisectorial initiative brought together youth, protection and GBV actors and community volunteers to discuss solutions for street sexual harassment in the camp.
    highlight 13 Jun 2019 (2 years ago)
    Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The SGBV WG met regularly in April 2019 and endorsed the annual workplan. Moreover IRC presented a good practice on adolescent programming with their Girl Shine approach. A learning session was organized on the new application for referrals to ensure partners familiarize with it and provide information as needed. The GBV IMS taskforce met regularly and based on the results of assessment included a new member as data gathering organization. The SGBV WG participated to the launch of the Standard Operating Procedures for the prevention and response to Gender Based Violence,Family Violence and Child protection and the Clinical Management of Rape Protocol organized by NCFA under the patronage of the Prime Minister.
    highlight 14 May 2019 (2 years ago)
    Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The SGBV WG met regularly in March 2019 and reviewed the Terms of reference for the working group. In March the SGBV WG marked the celebration of International Women’s Day with the production of common IEC materials on the national theme “She innovates”. 300 posters were produced and disseminated in 3 refugee camps and host communities to celebrate refugee and Jordanian women volunteers commitment to innovate and build a safer environment for all women and girls in Jordan. The SGBV WG selected success stories of women and girls from 9 different organization producing and disseminating 100 boxes with stories featuring women and girls that despite facing challenges have found creative ways to claim their rights. Moreover the SGBV WG championed the inclusion of two priorities in OCHA humanitarian funding allocation and disseminated a guidance note on Do and Do not on GBV proposal writing. The first meeting of the SAG- Strategic Advisory Group took place for the discussion of workplan and strategic priorities. Moreover in March SGBV WG nominated three gender focal points to support gender mainstreaming in the sector. The sub working group completed the planning exercise for the Jordan Response Plan.
    highlight 15 Apr 2019 (2 years ago)
    Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • Education : Ministry of Education (MOE) is still rolling out the ESP technical working groups. The process is currently in the stage of nominating the working group members from both the MOE and external stakeholders.
    highlight 13 Mar 2019 (2 years ago)
    Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • Education : During the month of February, the education sector in Jordan, including MOE, UN agencies and Education Donor Group members have contributed to the preparation of material for the Brussels Conference event with advocacy and knowledge products.
    highlight 13 Mar 2019 (2 years ago)
    Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • Education : In February, UNICEF and its partners readied 60 new NFE Drop-Out centres in underserved areas, expected to serve 1,500 vulnerable adolescents within the first year of operation.
    highlight 13 Mar 2019 (2 years ago)
    Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees