Applying the G20 Training Strategy in Jordan (Phase 2)

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has begun implementation of the second phase of the "Applying the G20 Training strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation" project, which is aims to strengthen national skills development systems, policies and strategies so that to improve employability of both women and men, promote equal access to employment opportunities as well as equal treatment including increased incomes, for inclusive and sustainable growth. The second phase of the project will continue to support the Pharmaceutical and the Food & Beverage industrial subsectors. It will also cover a range of other subsectors, including chemicals and allied industries, printing and packaging, wood and furniture, in addition to garments and textiles.

What's new

  1. ILO hosts the first-ever national social dialogue to strategize Jordan’s Sector Skills Councils’ communication system

    The workshop, which was organized under the Patronage of H.E. Mr. Samir Murad, Jordan’s Minister of Labor gathered representatives from six NSSCs at the King Hussein Convention Centre at the Dead Sea. Participants discussed the role of NSSCs in reforming the TVET sector in light of the new Skills Development Commission Law.

  2. JCI and ILO—Preparation Meeting for the Chemicals Sector Skills Council Launch

    The first meeting of the Sector Skills Council (SSC) for chemical industries was held at the Jordan’s Chamber of Industry (JCI), in the presence of the ILO, the representative of the Chemicals Sector at JCI, Mr. Ahmad Al Bess; as well as other representatives from the Ministry of Labour, the Workers’ Union, the Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance and leaders of the chemical industry were also in attendance.

  3. ILO, UNHCR take the lead on harmonizing on-the-job training in Jordan

    The ILO’s Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation (Phase 2) project held a one day workshop in coordination with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), where thirty different national and international non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs), as well as public and private training providers, discussed possible solutions to harmonize the delivery of on–the-job training (OJT) in Jordan.

  4. Video

    Towards the Establishment of Sectoral Skills Councils in Jordan

    In its proposed road map Jordan’s National Strategy for Human Resources Development (NSHRD 2015-2016) highlights the establishment of governance bodies led by the private sector as a pre-requisite to a stronger Human Resources Development (HRD) system. To facilitate meeting the objectives of the NSHRD, several recent interventions by implementing partners and national constituents have been focusing on strengthening national skills development systems by introducing sector governance bodies, such as Sector Skills Councils (SSC).

  5. Social partners discuss sectoral skills governance strategies in Jordan

    The G20 Training Strategy aims to enhance the relevance of education and training outcomes to labor market demands and to build the capacity of those working in the TVET sector to develop systems for national and sectoral skills development.

  6. The ILO partners with the Russian Federation to support Jordan’s endeavours towards improving the Technical and Vocational Education and Training system in the country

    A 2-day Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) workshop took place in Amman, Jordan under the “Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation” (Phase 2) project. The workshop marked the commencement of Project activities in Jordan.


  1. Training Workshop on: Systems of Sectoral TVET Governance

    The training workshop aimed at sharing national, regional and international experiences of establishing sectoral systems of TVET governance so that stakeholders in Jordan can consider options for improving the current system in the country. The workshop also introduced key issues to be addressed when establishing Sector Skills Councils and other bodies involved in the governance of TVET at a sectoral level.