Better Work Jordan Mid-Year Newsletter, January-June, 2018

6 Jun 2018

In this issue:


  • Strengthening ties: Swiss government delegates visit Better Work Jordan garment factories
  • Celebrating safety and health: The Ministry of Labour in cooperation with Better Work Jordan celebrates the 14th “National Week of Occupational Safety and Health”
  • Better Work Jordan and The General Trade Union of Workers in Textile, Garment and Clothing Industries sign a Memorandum of Understanding
  • Another point of view: Columbia University graduate students visit Jordan
  • In the spirit of fairness
  • A decade from now: The Garment And Textile Union collaboration paves the way forward


  • 2017, a breakthrough year for Better Work Jordan
  • His Majesty King Abdullah visits a garment factory in Sahab
  • Better Work Jordan focuses on women empowerment in the workplace
  • Productivity Project: working conditions and business efficiency improved
  • Jordan Garment Alliance holds first steering committee meeting


  • Better Work Jordan trains labour inspectors on Compliance Tools and Assessment
  • What it takes: Strategic Compliance Planning
  • Planning for Action: inside the Strategic Compliance Planning Workshop with the Ministry of Labour
  • Keen to be clean

Mission updates

  • Decent work for Syrian refugees: Better Work Jordan shares its experience in Turkey
  • Better Work Jordan heads to The Netherlands with His Majesty King Abdullah as part of Jordanian delegation
  • Better Work Jordan participates in TexWorld, Paris
  • International buyersin Istanbul meet with Better Work Jordan

Save the date

  • Better work Jordan’s multi stakeholder’s meeting scheduled for 1-2 August

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