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Swiss Foreign Minister meets with H.E. Mr. Ayman Safadi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, inaugurates new Swiss Embassy in Amman and visits Swiss supported projects in Jordan

14.05.2018 — Media release Jordan

New Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis paid yesterday and today his first official visit to the Middle East with two days in Jordan. During his stay, he had a meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, he inaugurated the new building of the Swiss Embassy located in Abdoun, visited the UNRWA Vocational Training Center in Wadi Seer and the historical and archaeological city of Petra.

 



عنوان جديد للسفارة السويسرية

27.03.2018 — Position Jordan

سوف تنتقل السفارة السويسرية ومكتب التعاون السويسري إلى مبنى مشترك. لذلك، سوف تغلق السفارة أبوابها يومي الأحد الموافق 6 أيار والاثنين 7 أيار، وسوف تعاود العمل في الموقع الجديد يوم الثلاثاء 8 أيار، 2018. يبقى مكتب التعاون السويسري مغلقا في 8 أيار، ويعاود العمل مجدداً في الموقع الجديد يوم الأربعاء 9 أيار. العنوان الجديد هو: رقم 4 شارع عبد الجبار الراوي، جنوب عبدون، 400 متر جنوب دوار مجمع عبدون(عبدون مول).

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Embassy Relocates To New Address

27.03.2018 — Position Jordan

The Embassy of Switzerland in Amman and the Swiss Cooperation Office move into new joint premises. The Embassy will therefore remain closed on 6th and 7th May, and will resume normal operations at the new location on Tuesday 8th May 2018.

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Operational Concept SGBV 2017-2020

18.06.2017 — Position Jordan

The Swiss Humanitarian Aid Department (SHA) can look back on more than a decade of work in the field of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). One example is the substantive SGBV program in the Great Lakes, which was started in the early 2000s and later taken over by the South Cooperation of the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC).


A Challenging Market Becomes More Challenging- A new report by SDC and ILO

12.06.2017 — Local news Jordan

A new report launched by ILO and supported by the Swiss Agency For Development and Cooperation (SDC) reveals situation of Jordanians, migrant workers and Syrian refugees in Jordan’s labour market. The report shed lights on solutions to potentially conflicting policy aims in Jordan’s labour market.


Madrid Conference - Ethnic and Religious Violence

31.05.2017 — Position Jordan

Protecting and promoting plurality and diversity” is the declared aim of today’s conference – an idea that Switzerland stands for with conviction and determination. As from our own experience, plurality and diversity represents a source of richness and strength for societies.


Swiss Foreign Minister signs agreement with Foreign Minister Safadi, inaugurates project in Azraq refugee camp and hosts dinner at the WEF

19.05.2017 — Media release Jordan

At the occasion of a meeting between Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter and Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Switzerland and Jordan signed today a Memorandum of Understanding establishing bilateral political and security policy consultations. In the afternoon, Swiss Minister Burkhalter went to Azraq refugee camp to officially hand over a borehole and the main connecting pipelines that provide the basis for a sustainable and safe drinking water supply in the refugee camp. In the evening, Minister Burkhalter co-hosted a dinner at the World Economic Forum on the topic of young entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa. 

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