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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 8:30am

AMMAN, JORDAN (Oct. 20) – The U.S. Embassy in Amman welcomed to Jordan this month new United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin. Ms. Carlin formally assumed her duties in a virtual ceremony with U.S. Ambassador Henry Wooster on October 15 while Ms. Carlin remained in quarantine following the Jordanian Ministry of Health guidelines. She stated, “I am delighted to be here, and I look forward to continuing to build on the U.S.-Jordanian partnership. For seventy years, the United States and Jordan have partnered to build lasting infrastructure and systems, to support Jordan’s invaluable human resources, and to improve essential service delivery to meet the needs of people across the Kingdom.” Prior to her arrival in Jordan, Ms. Carlin served as Mission Director for USAID’s mission in Egypt and has been an integral part of USAID’s relief and development efforts across the globe for more than twenty years. A native of Florida, Ms. Carlin holds a MS from the National War College, an MPH in health policy, and a BS in nursing from Emory University in Atlanta.

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 3:15am

Amman (February 06, 2017) - As part of their effort to promote the newly established energy service providers' accreditation system (ETIMAD), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Coalition of Energy Services Associations (CESA) celebrated the first group of accredited energy service companies today.  Energy service providers (ESPs), large energy consumers, electricity utility companies, financial institutions and government officials attended the awards ceremony.

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 3:45am

The United States, the Government of Jordan, and non-governmental organizations are working together to expand access to women’s and children’s health services.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 11:45am

Under the Patronage of HRH Princess Basma Bint Talal, the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Dead Sea Hotels, in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched the IHG Dead Sea Hotels Training Academy today.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 11:30am

U.S. and Jordanian officials signed four grant documents totaling $786.8 million at a ceremony in Amman on Sunday, October 23. In the presence of U.S. Ambassador Alice G. Wells and Prime Minister Hani Mulki, the grants were signed by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Jim Barnhart and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury at the Prime Ministry. The $786.8 million is in addition to the $25 million in grant funds obligated in August to support the economic growth projects under the World Bank.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 9:30am

Today, a total of 327 student from 18 Jordanian universities celebrated  their graduation from the youth leadership program, Usharek+. Students gathered at Ras Al Ein Gallery in downtown Amman, and exhibited their campaigns to more than 200 guests and attendees from different organizations and universities.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 9:15am

USAID Takamol, a five year USAID Funded program implemented by IREX, will host a two day conference next week to raise awareness of key policies and interventions aimed at increasing Women’s Economic Participation in Jordan.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:15am

Today, the United States signed six grants totaling $350,000 to support hundreds of home-based businesses (HBBs) in Jordan, primarily those that operate in the food-processing sector.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:00am

As part of the continuing cooperation between the United States and energy industry stakeholders in Jordan, the Energy Service Provider (ESP) Business Forum was held on the 4th and 5th of October to expand business opportunities and increase the business agility and technical capability of Jordan’s energy services companies. The Coalition of Energy Services Associations (CESA), in partnership with the USAID Energy Sector Capacity Building (ESCB) Activity and the National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO), organized the Business Forum at the Four Seasons Hotel in Amman.

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 9:15am

Today, the United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), opened the Vocational Training Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Training in Marka. The institute, with support of USAID and the Employment, Technical and Vocational Education Training Fund (E-TVET) underwent an extensive renovation.

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