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Monday, 7 January 2019
The Secretary General of the Higher Population Council, Dr. Abla Amawi, underlined the importance of achieving balance between population growth and economic growth, enhancing economic, political and...
Sunday, 23 December 2018
On Sunday, the Higher Population Council (HPC) held the annual project members’ meeting for the Reproductive Health Knowledge Platform/ Share-Net Jordan, representing various national governmental,...
Wednesday, 19 December 2018
HPC participates today in the second Arab preparatory meeting for the launch of the Arab Council for Population and Development. The meeting is held jointly by the Arab League, UNFPA and the Middle...
Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Under the patronage of the Minister of Planning and International cooperation and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Higher Population Council, Dr. Mary Qawar, the Higher Population Council...
Sunday, 16 December 2018
HPC, in cooperation with the Department of Statistics, and with the support of UNFPA, kicked off a series of collaborative workshops today to review the national plan for realizing and investing in...
Thursday, 6 December 2018
HPC Secretary General, Dr. Abla Amawi, emphasized the need to integrate population indicators and dynamics in local and national development plans in line with sustainable development goals, as well...
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
A delegation of geography master’s students from Yarmouk University visited the Higher Population Council today to learn about HPC’s efforts in the field of policies aimed at realizing and investing...
Tuesday, 27 November 2018
The Nursing Faculty at the University of Jordan, in cooperation with Netherlands-based Rutgers Foundation, organized a workshop and launched a research project entitled “Developing a national action...
Wednesday, 31 October 2018
A Jordanian delegation headed by MOPIC acting secretary general, Ziyad Obaidat, attended the three-day Regional Conference on Population and Development: Five Years After the 2013 Cairo Declaration”...
Monday, 29 October 2018
the board of trustees of the Higher Population Council discussed the general framework of the 2019 HPC work plan, third quarter achievements for 2018, as well as progress of programs, activities,...
Thursday, 25 October 2018
On Thursday, the Higher Population Council concluded a three-day training workshop on the “mechanisms of integrating child marriage in the plans of civil society organizations and local associations...
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
The Higher Population Council and Share-Net Jordan kicked off the third workshop on collaborative knowledge transfer today with the participation of stakeholders from various sectors. In her opening...
Monday, 22 October 2018
Minister of Labor, Samir Murad, stressed that the by-law on flexible work and its related instructions were the culmination of joint efforts by the national committee formed to look into the...
Sunday, 21 October 2018
HPC, in collaboration with the Department of Statistics and with the support of UNFPA, concluded a training course for demographic dividend liaison officers at various national entities. The training...
Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Under the patronage of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Adel Al Tweisi, the Higher Population Council launched a study and policy brief on the “Entrepreneurial Attitudes...
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Dr. Abla Amawi has assumed her duties as the secretary general of the Higher Population Council. Dr. Amawi was the UNDP country director in Pakistan, and head of program and senior policy advisor at...
Sunday, 16 September 2018
The Higher Population Council recently concluded a training programs for staff of ministries and national agencies to enhance their capacity in integrating indicators for demographic dividend...
Sunday, 9 September 2018
At its recent 102nd ordinary session, the Economic and Social Council of the Arab League approved a proposal to establish the Arab Council for Population and Development. The proposal was submitted...
Friday, 7 September 2018
The Higher Population Council concluded a training program to build the entrepreneurial capacity of a group of young people who participated in the “Opportunity Youth” initiative and train them in...
Sunday, 22 July 2018
HPC’s board of trustees held a meeting to discuss the achievements of the Council for the second quarter of 2018 as well as updates and progress against its strategic plan. The meeting was chaired by...
Tuesday, 26 June 2018
  The Higher Population Council organized a workshop to discuss the national standards for sexual and reproductive health services. The workshop was attended by national stakeholders and supported by...
Thursday, 17 May 2018
The Higher Population Council (HPC) on Tuesday honoured the participants in the vocational training of the youth leaders project dubbed "Shabab Al Fursa", the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. The...
Monday, 14 May 2018
A five-year national population media strategy was launched on Sunday with the aim of supporting efforts to achieve and invest in an expected “demographic window” which officials said Jordan can...
Wednesday, 2 May 2018
At a meeting organized by the Higher Population Council, members of the Steering Committee for the National Reproductive Health Strategy 2013-2018 discussed the results of the Strategy’s annual...
Sunday, 29 April 2018
The Higher Population Council discussed a working paper on abortion and its health, legal and religious dimensions in Jordan with concerned national parties to shed light on the causes, consequences...
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
The second workshop on implementing the collaborative approach to address child marriage was concluded on Tuesday and was attended by representatives of concerned national agencies and stakeholders....
Thursday, 19 April 2018
The Higher Population Council (HPC) launched on Monday a series of workshops related to the mechanisms of integrating population opportunity into planning at the national level. The workshop was...
Sunday, 15 April 2018
Introduction Share-Net International, the Knowledge Platform for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, aims “To strengthen linkages between research, policy and practice through sharing,...
Sunday, 1 April 2018
The Higher Population Council (HPC) on Saturday announced that it will activate the flexible work programme and that it has launched the national strategy of population media. The HPC also said that...
Thursday, 29 March 2018
On Wednesday, the Higher Population Council, in cooperation with the Higher Council for the Affairs of Persons with Disabilities held a meeting on the reproductive health of persons with disabilities...

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