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Jordan - UNESCO Country Programming Document (UCPD) 2012-2017

Second Edition April 2012 UNESCO Office in Amman 0

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BSP/UCPD/2012/JOR REV

JORDAN – UNESCO COUNTRY PROGRAMMING DOCUMENT (UCPD) 2012–2017

Second edition April 2012 UNESCO Office in Amman April, 2012

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Table of Contents ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS .................................................................................................................. 6 PREFACE ......................................................................................................................................................... 9 FOREWORD .................................................................................................................................................. 10 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................................ 12 SITUATION ANALYSIS .................................................................................................................................... 13 DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE ................................................................................................................................... 13 ECONOMY AND EMPLOYMENT ........................................................................................................................... 14 POVERTY AND DISPARITY .................................................................................................................................. 15 DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES ............................................................................................................................. 15 EDUCATION .................................................................................................................................................. 16 NATURAL SCIENCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT ......................................................................................................... 19 CULTURE AND HERITAGE .................................................................................................................................. 22 COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION ................................................................................................................ 25 PAST AND PRESENT CONTRIBUTIONS ........................................................................................................... 28 INTERSECTORAL APPROACH TO PROGRAMMING ..................................................................................................... 28 EDUCATION SECTOR ....................................................................................................................................... 28 NATURAL SCIENCES SECTOR ............................................................................................................................. 32 CULTURE SECTOR ........................................................................................................................................... 34 COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SECTOR...................................................................................................... 37 SOCIAL AND HUMAN SCIENCES SECTOR ............................................................................................................... 39 UNESCO IN THE JORDAN UNCT ....................................................................................................................... 39 UNESCO VISIBILITY AND FUNDS MOBILIZATION ..................................................................................................... 40 PROPOSED STRATEGIC COOPERATION FRAMEWORK ................................................................................... 41 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................