NI-CO is currently working in partnership with Siren Associates to help mitigate the deteriorating dynamics between Jordanians and Syrian refugees and manage violent flashpoints and disorder that currently occur on a regular basis. Funded by the UK FCO, the project will build upon previous work carried out by UNHCR and the Norwegian Refugee Council, in consultation with British Embassy Amman, this project aims to build the capacity of the 500 Gendarmes who currently police the 100,000 strong refugee camp in Zatari. As well as providing training in public disorder and human rights, the programme will deliver support in community engagement and liaison.
Supporting Criminal Justice Reform in Jordan
Building upon ‘Kulluna Al Urdun’’ and previous projects supported by the EU,UN and USAID, this NI-CO/ UK MoJ partnership worked with a range of local stakeholders in Amman to develop a coherent, co-ordinated criminal justice system which is now better aligned with international standards and EU best practices.Discover more projects...