Jordan-EU sign €50 million fund agreement


Published: 2018-10-21 20:08

Last Updated: 2021-03-07 13:12

European Union newly funded programme of €50 million.
European Union newly funded programme of €50 million.

Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Mary Kawar, and European Union Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, met and signed an EU fund agreement of €50 million (around 40.90 million Jordanian Dinar) dedicated to reforms implemented within the Jordanian justice sector, on Sunday, October 21, 2018.

The funded programme intends to strengthen the independence of the judicial system, enhace the accountability and specialization of the justice sector by ensuring its independency as well as boost the exertion of the Judicial Council and improve the overall skills and capabilities of judges.

Hahn, who earlier posted about his arrival to Jordan, announced that his visit comes to confirm and strengthen our cooperation between EU and Jordan. The Commissioner is expected to meet with his Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday, October 22, 2018.