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USAID Jordan CITIES
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Cities Implementing Transparent, Innovative, and Effective Solutions Activity (USAID CITIES)
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This collection includes news articles about progress, achievements and successes achieved by CITIES team

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Progress towards decentralization implementation

To ensure collaborative processes and to pave the way for smooth implementation USAID and the CITIES team held a series of meetings with key stakeholders including the Ministry of Municipal Affairs (MOMA), Ministry of the Interior (MOI), and Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs (MOPPA).
PDF      Added April 10th, 2018 12:14

CITIES Supports MOPPA to Launch Awareness Campaign Around Decentralization

CITIES Supports MOPPA to Launch Awareness Campaign Around Decentralization
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:13

A Paradigm Shift for the AL Hallabat Local Development Unit in Engaging Local Youth

A Paradigm Shift for the AL Hallabat Local Development Unit in Engaging Local Youth
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:15

Decentralization and the Call for Jordanians’ Participation

Decentralization and the Call for Jordanians’ Participation
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:16

EvalJordan

EvalJordan is a conference that is being led by one of CITIES Staff as part of an organization that promote monitoring and evaluation to standardized process.
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:18

Decentralization Early Steps

Early steps on how to implement tools and knowledge to enable an environment that is supportive to decentralization
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:19

Nabataean Poetry Festival

CITIES support Nabataean Poetry Festival to promote community cohesion and resiliance
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:28

Inherited knowledge how educated generations emanate from cohesive societies

Inherited knowledge how educated generations emanate from cohesive societies
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:33

Ma'an Containers In-Kind Grant

CITIES provides grants to Maan Municipality to procure 80 solid waste containers
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:35

USAID CITIES Brings Regulations and Legislative Framework of Decentralization in One Place

USAID CITIES Brings Regulations and Legislative Framework of Decentralization in One Place
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:36

USAID CITIES Empowers Its Employees to Blaze Their Own Trail in Decentralization

USAID CITIES Empowers Its Employees to Blaze Their Own Trail in Decentralization
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:38

Municipal Community Outreach Strategy

CITIES meet with municipalities and communities to define the best tools of communication and identify the related targeted audience.
PDF      Added April 11th, 2018 06:40

Acknowledging USAID Support to Municipal and Local Councils

The Mayor of Theiban Al-Jadedah Municipality, Mr. Adel Al-Janadabeh, presented an appreciation trophy to the USAID Jordan Cities Implementing Transparent, Innovative, and Effective Solutions (USAID-CITIES) Project as an acknowledgement of its continuous support to their Municipal and Local councils.
Other      Added October 22nd, 2018 11:41

Empowering Communities

Since late 2017, the USAID Jordan Cities Implementing Transparent, Innovative and Effective Solutions (USAID CITIES) Project has been working with Jordan’s sub-national governments to establish Municipal Community Outreach Groups (MCOGs) in each of its 33 partner municipalities. The MCOGs serve as a tool to promote the systematic flow of information and feedback between both municipal and community members.
Other      Added October 22nd, 2018 11:45

USAID CITIES Supports MOPPA in Regulating Functions of its Governorate Councils

Fulfilling a request from the Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs (MOPPA), USAID CITIES has drafted instructions for Governorate Councils to oversee the implementation of their governorate budgets. While Law 49 of 2015 gives the councils the explicit authority to approve and oversee their budgets, it does not provide them with any mechanisms for doing so. Recognizing this gap, the Ministry asked CITIES for help.
Other      Added October 22nd, 2018 11:48

Instilling a Sense of Responsibility in Municipalities

Since late 2017, USAID CITIES has been working with Jordanian municipalities to identify effective two-way communication and outreach tools between the municipality and the community. Through USAID-supported inclusive consultative sessions, a new wave of mutual responsibility has risen, instilling a sense of accountability, not only at the municipality level, but the community level.
Other      Added October 22nd, 2018 11:50

Enabling Municipalities

USAID Cities Implementing Transparent, Innovative and Effective Solutions (USAID CITIES) supported the municipality in developing a feasibility study that proposed marketing and investment alternatives for the student housing and available commercial spaces.
Other      Added October 22nd, 2018 11:55

USAID CITIES Supports Program for youth Engagement

USAID CITIES awarded a grant to Al-Qantara Centre for Human Resources Development for its ‘Youth-Municipal Positive Engagement’ program.
Other      Added October 22nd, 2018 11:56

USAID CITIES Supports Inter-Ministerial Committee to Establish the First Roadmap for Decentralization

USAID CITIES Supports Inter-Ministerial Committee to Establish the First Roadmap for Decentralization
Other      Added October 22nd, 2018 11:58