The Jordan Municipal Support Project (JMSP) supports Jordanian municipalities to deliver improved and inclusive municipal services, with a focus on local governance capacity and solid waste management. At its core, JMSP also promotes social inclusion and community engagement.
JMSP works with Jordan’s Ministry of Local Administration (MoLA) and 12 Jordanian partner municipalities to develop more inclusive and sustainable municipal practices; to foster meaningful community engagement; and to replicate good practices in additional municipalities in order to continue strengthening Jordan’s municipal sector.
Canadian and Jordanian municipal practitioners provide peer-to-peer technical assistance to elected municipal officials and municipal staff, MoLA staff and community members, including women and youth.
In the past five years, JMSP collaborated with 36 municipal experts from municipalities, local government associations and provincial/territorial associations across Canada. Expertise was provided in solid waste management, strategic and operational planning, gender equality and inclusion (including training in GBA+), and community engagement.
JMSP is a six-year (2017-2023) project implemented by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in collaboration with Jordan’s Ministry of Local Administration, Jordanian municipalities and funded by Global Affairs Canada.