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21 January 2009
Honorary awards, volunteer fair and free medical consultations mark IVD in Jordan 
Amman, Jordan: With the slogan 'Hand in Hand for a Better Life', International Volunteer Day (IVD) was celebrated in Jordan under the patronage of H.R.H. Princess Basma bint Talal. Events were also covered on national television.  Read article
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07 December 2003
Jordanian community helps achieve MDGs thru ICT 
Amman: The United Nations Volunteer (UNV) programme celebrated International Volunteer Day (IVD) by inaugurating an information technology community centre at the Al Moqarieyh Community Association, Showback in Jordan on 5 December.  Read article
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08 August 2003
Individuals and communities from across the Middle East are uniting with a common goal to combat polluted waterways, declining water quality and the growing amount of waste as part of Clean Up the World 2003.  Read article
12 May 2003
Jordan’s Queen Noor planned to be a volunteer 
Williamsburg: The widow of Jordan’s King Hussein, Queen Noor, said that she had earlier planned to become a Peace Corps volunteer before joining the royal family.  Read article
18 February 2003
Jordan announces winner of first Volunteer of the Year Award 
Amman, Jordan: Jordan’s Princess Basma Bint Talal, the sister of the late King Hussein, today presented the first Volunteer of the Year award to Al Tayeb Ahmad Al Zuwairi, a retired head teacher from the southern village of Al Maqar'iyah near Shobak where he runs the local Society for Social Development.  Read article
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Water is life 
Modern environmental activism and awareness is largely the result of the dedication of volunteers, and UNV will be supporting a number of community events such as the activities at Nayfeh throughout 2011 which happens to be the 10th anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers.

Indeed, the responsibility in addressing the water scarcity challenge in Jordan rests with all corners of society, from the government to corporations, international organisations and most importantly individual citizens.

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Remarkable progress of volunteer movement in Jordan 
HRH Princess Basma, who was an honorary person for the International Year of Volunteers in 2001, on Thursday underscored "the remarkable progress of the volunteer movement" since the UNV programme was introduced to Jordan in 2000.  Visit site