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Local Communities in Jordan Train for Climate Change Adaptation

30 climate change youth ambassadors from Irbid, Zarqa and Balqa participated in a capacity-building session on climate change theory and science in Amman on 6 and 7 July, 2018. It was the first of five workshops organised by the West Asia–North Africa (WANA) Institute as part of a project aimed at e...

Transforming Jordan's Civil Society Sector

Through implementing the Jordan Civil Society Initiative, the WANA Institute aimed at transforming Jordan’s civil society sector in an active and impactful development stakeholder. The project built the capacity of NGOs and CSOs for strategy development, programme design, proposal writing, empirical...

Book Launch: A Region in Motion

Under the patronage of HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal, the West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) launched their new book “A Region in Motion: Reflections from West Asia-North Africa” on 19 April, 2018. The book is an anthology of research conducted by the WANA In...

Project to Strengthen Jordanian Civil Society Comes to a Close

80 Community-Based Organisations (CBOs), youth initiatives and policy think tanks participated in the WANA Institute's Civil Society Project, funded by the European Union and carried out in cooperation with the National Centre for Human Rights.  The participating organisations took part in various c...

Jordan's Pathway Towards Sustainability: Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Jordan faces several pressing environmental challenges. This is why it’s important to implement SDG 6 (access to water and sanitation for all), SDG 7 (access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all), and SDG 13 (urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts). The Sust...

Roundtable on Enhancing Dialogue and Partnership between Academia and Humanitarian Actors on Regional Displacement Crises

The WANA Institute, in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), hosted a roundtable event with a selected group of academics from the region on 26 and 27 April 2017, providing a platform for academia to frame their policies and programmes to address the displacemen...

Refugee Economic Empowerment: Why It's A Great Opportunity For Jordan

Everyone’s talking about February’s London Donor Conference and the 10 billion dollars pledged by the international community to support the West Asia – North Africa region through the current refugee crisis. But what does it all mean?  Today, Jordan is hosting thousands of refugees, 655,000 of whom...

Watch WANA Institute Fellow Adel Elsayed Sparr participate in a panel discussion with Nobel Peace Prize winners the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet

In connection with the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, a series of lectures and panel discussions with the awardees will be occuring all week at Uppsala Univeristy in Sweden. WANA Institute Research Adel Elsayed Sparr will be partipating in the panel discussion with this years' Nobel Peace Prize awardee...

Thinking Through a Regional Bank for Reconstruction & Development

14 November 2013: His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal spoke at a private roundtable discussion about the concept of a Regional Bank for Reconstruction and Development (RBRD) in the WANA region. Prince El Hassan is the Chair of the West Asia -- North Africa (WANA) Forum. In this short inter...

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Keynote Address: HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal at the OSCESecurity Days 2014 Conference

HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal at the 2014 WANA Forum

His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal at the 2014 WANA Forum
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