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Jordan, EU sign two financing agreements worth 64 million euros

Jordan, EU sign two financing agreements worth 64 million euros

Verifying its duty as one of Jordan’s main advocates, the European Union (EU) on Sunday authorized 2 financing arrangements with the government of Jordan, offering approximately 64 million euros.

The very first contract funds a 39-million-euro programme titled “EU assistance to the Regulation of Law in Jordan”, on behalf of the Ministry of Justice, the Judicial Council, the Judicial Institute and also the Public Safety And Security Directorate, with the purpose to combine the rule of legislation as well as judicial organizations in Jordan, along with improve efficiency, openness, accountability as well as accessibility according to finest criteria as well as techniques, according to a statement from the Planning Ministry.

The 2nd funding contract contributes a 25-million-euro top-up to the “Eco-friendly Growth” programme from the Food and also Resilience Center (FRF) which will sustain Jordan in the application of its Food Safety And Security Strategy as well as Action Strategy, as well as aid deal with the unfavorable influence that the continuous Russian aggressiveness in the direction of Ukraine has actually carried international food safety and security, the declaration stated.

Zeina Toukan, Minister of Planning and also International Collaboration, expanded the Jordan’s recognition to the EU for these gives, emphasizing that the partnership with the EU is “historical and deep-rooted”.

The preacher said that these gives come with an important time to sustain the advancement as well as reform initiatives in Jordan, and also are in line with the economic, administrative and political modernisation tracks. Toukan emphasized the value of supplying additional gives as well as concessional financing in this regard, especially to sustain the implementation of the programmes and jobs articulated in the Executive Program of the Economic Modernisation Vision for the years 2023-2025.

Maria Hadjitheodosiou, the EU Ambassador to Jordan, complimented the long-lasting partnership between the EU and also Jordan.

“The contracts signed encapsulate the EU’s commitment to continue involving with Jordan in order to boost two essential markets that touch the lives of every Jordanian: The judicial system as well as food protection. Modernising judicial organizations and also police will certainly note Jordan’s commitment in the direction of a human-rights and also citizen-centred approach to justice as well as safety, and will certainly also contribute to achieving the ambitious purposes of the continuous political modernisation, financial and also management reforms,” she claimed.

The EU’s FRF intends to support specific treatments made centred on the residential context. The FRF concentrates primarily on the partners most seriously influenced by current unfavorable influence on worldwide food safety triggered by the continuous Russian aggressiveness towards Ukraine.

“This treatment is really timely as well as aims to support Jordan’s Food Security Strategy as well as produce concrete results by– to name a few– assisting in support to susceptible farmers to enhance rainwater harvesting and also growing basic grains,” the EU ambassador said.

Last Updated:  31 January 2023

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