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Phenix concludes training on employability skills in Karak

  The Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies concluded a training last week for youths aged 18-24 in Karak on employability skills, in collaboration with Vigilance for Democracy and the Civic State.   The training, titled “Employability Skills Training”, lasted four days in two groups, with the participation of more than 30 young men and women facing many challenges ...

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Experts: Green Economy can create thousands of decent work opportunities

  Green economy projects have created thousands of decent work opportunities that contribute to reducing unemployment among youths of all ages and genders, experts and researchers say.   During a dialogue session held by Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies in collaboration with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, titled “Green Economy: Towards Providing Decent Work”, experts and researchers confirmed that ...

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Phenix concludes awareness sessions for enhancing youths’ employment choices

The Phenix Center for Economics and Informatics Studies concluded awareness sessions on Wednesday, titled “A Road Map to Employment” that directed the youth to choose specialities and skills that lead them to better employment. The awareness sessions are part of Oxfam’s Youth Participation and Employment Project as part of the Danish-Arab Partnership Program for youths between the ages of 15 ...

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Assistant Director General of the Social Security Corporation reveals the most significant proposed amendments to the Social Security Law

The Assistant Director General of the Social Security Corporation (SSC) Mohammad Odeh revealed the highlights of the proposed amendments to the Social Security Law. Odeh stressed that the proposal to raise the early retirement age would not include those who had completed 120 or more subscriptions, equivalent to 10 years of actual subscriptions. This was mentioned at a session organized ...

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Phenix Center launches study on Social Protection Policies in Jordan

Amman: A study was launched by Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies, in collaboration with the German Friedrich Ebert Foundation, on Tuesday, titled “Social Protection Policies in Jordan: Between the Theoretical Framework and Practicality.”   The study’s main researcher, Ghada al-Salem, said the National Social Protection Strategy did not address many gaps in protections, weakening the implementation of the ...

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Labor Watch welcomes Ministry of Health’s decision to raise salaries of resident doctors

Jordan Labor Watch, an affiliate of the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies, welcomed the Ministry of Health’s decision, issued on Thursday, to raise the stipends of resident doctors  in government hospitals and considered it a “step in the right direction.” In a statement issued on Thursday, Labor Watch called on the government to expand the new resolution to ...

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Jordan Labor Watch: Violations against resident doctors amount to “forced labor”

A report  issued by Jordan Labor Watch of the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies in collaboration with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation argued  that labor violations faced by doctors enrolled in hospital residency programs amount to “forced labor”, and that they are considered interns rather than doctors. Residency programmes are defined as programmes that doctors join to gain experience ...

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Phenix Center concludes youth training events in Al-Karak

Phenix Centre for Economic Studies has concluded 20 awareness sessions for youth in Karak governorate, as part of the project on “Increasing the legal awareness and economic empowerment of youth in Al-Karak governorate”, which was implemented in cooperation with Expertise France and funded by the European Union.   Dr Abdul Hay Al-Habashneh, of the Vigilance Forum for Democratic Construction Association, ...

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Phenix Center Concludes Dialogue Sessions on the Impact of COVD-19 on Youth in the Labor Market

Thursday of last week marked the conclusion of a series of dialogue sessions across different governantes in Jordan, discussing the results of a draft study prepared by Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies on the “Social and Economic Impact of the Coronavirus on the Employment of Young People in Jordan”. These sessions were organized by Phenix Center in partnership ...

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Jordan Labor Watch Warns Against Increase in Child Labor

A position paper published by Jordan Labor Watch, which is a program run by the Phenix Center with the cooperation of the German Friedrich Ebert Foundation, confirmed that school closures and delays in returning students to school have contributed in the increased percentage of child labor in Jordan. The position paper argued that the remote education programs implemented in Jordan ...

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