Dutch diplomat calls for supporting Jordan to address regional challenges

[3/11/2017 8:02:04 AM]

AMMONNEWS - Deputy Head of Mission at Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Jordan Maartje Peters, highlighted the importance of supporting Jordan to address regional challenges arising from political changes that led to a sharp increase in the number of refugees.

Peters made the remarks as she met with representatives of 6 Arab countries who took part in the Shiraka Program that was organized by the Dutch Foreign Ministry.

She said the Netherlands is cooperating with Jordan within the program in the fields of energy, refugees, human rights and empowering women and youth.

Director of the Program Robert Wester said the second phase of the program was organized in Jordan during which participants discussed the best means of communication with the public in a transparent manner. The program began on Monday with the aim of enhancing democracy and transparency in government administration.

Amman hosted the second part of the programme, whose first phase was held in The Hague in December, with the participation of experts from Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Libya.

This session reviewed the Dutch government’s experience in communication among different public institutions and their communication with the public.

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