CONTENTS

 

IMPLEMENTATION ON THE RECORD

 

  • Open space technology in Jordan: How to create the school we want
  • Tailor-made systems to improve livelihoods
  • A regional dialogue for coherence and stability
  • Art doesn't know borders!

#BALANCEforBETTER

A TRIBUTE TO THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019

 

  • “More confident to pursue my passion”
  • Meet Zeinab Halabi: one of the few female football coaches in Lebanon
  • Water project improves the life of Huda’s family
  • A new (born) life in Kilis, Turkey
  • Information as a powerful driver of gender empowerment
  • Nofouz Taisyr Mohamad Khadr – A woman at the forefront of the crisis
  • An entrepreneurial spirit to benefit from
  • How Qudra supports Jordanians and Syrians in creating their own jobs
  • A simple support for integration: Language courses
  • Hope is back to a returnee family

WHAT DO OTHERS SAY ABOUT QUDRA?

Interviews with partners and beneficiaries

 

  • Lara I. Khozouz – Member of Executive Board - Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA)
  • Qudra in one word: Humanity
  • Increasing the safety with LED street lighting system
  • E-diwan – A digital way forward
  • LED lighting as a major energy saving
  • In Mafraq, we prioritise the empowerment of youth, women and children
  • “Building trust was our key challenge”

SHORT NEWS from all over the region


 

CO-EXISTENCE

  • Sports for well and co-being  
  • No more language barrier      

EMPOWERMENT MATTERS         

  • Strong communities – Maria’s story  
  • The hope of a better life – Binar, Sadrin and Farhad’s story
  • The first woman shop owner in Erbil – Avin’s story
  • Painting economic opportunities – Mariam’s story
  • Only two weeks of course to fulfil a goal – Emad’s story      
  • Communities with skills and yet little access to jobs 

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

  • Our way forward for social stability in Lebanon
  • From monitoring the classrooms to a safe learning environment: Rıfat's Story
  • School rehabilitation - support for communities: Nahida and Housni's Story
  • “Everyone in the school should care about facility management: Sawsan's Story
  • Forging the path of local institutions towards sustainability: A Story of Energy
  • Old school + rehabilitation = New Opportunities: Samia's Story
  • Public school transport: taking on a huge challenge in Jordan!: Hazem's Story
  • The titanic effort in Jordan on waste management: Jose Joaquin's Story
  • A twin innovative approach from the EU Madad Labs in Jordan: Ehab's Story
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GOOD GOVERNANCE

  • Small things can make a change: Vian Rasheed Younis’s experience
  • E-Diwan: Digitalising local administrations
  • We won’t be relying only on the rain: Ali Namiq's Story
  • Let’s Do It Together: Civil Society Organisations' Story

CAPACITY BUILDING & DIALOGUE

  • Municipal granting mechanism to build capacity on local level
  • Do not let anything stop you, you can do it: Yazan's Story
  • Connecting municipalities: Story of municipalities in Germany & Turkey
  • After the EU Madad Labs, I’m not alone anymore: Labs Regional Story

 

CONTENTS

SPECIAL FOCUS: JORDAN

  • Shaping a more sustainable Jordan for tomorrow: Energy efficiency
  • Decentralisation: Promoting a new vision of local governance
  • 45 unemployed job seekers mobilised: A five phase skills training
  • Scrolling towards a digital resilience: Special interview with Louis Meunier
  • A collection of recent activities in Jordan

REGIONAL NEWS

  • Kurdistan Region of Iraq - New opening brings fresh enthusiasm to KRI
  • Lebanon - Social stability strikes up
  • Jordan - EU Madad Labs on Youth and Digital Innovation Launch
  • Turkey - New cooperation with UCLG MEWA and the Municipality of Adana
  • Qudra Qudra @ EU event in Brussels

and many more...

VOICES from QUDRA

  • Stories of change from all over the region

MEET the NEW TEAM

  • A warm welcome from Qudra to our new colleagues

FACTS & FIGURES

  • Qudra's regional impact in numbers

 

CONTENTS

FEATURED NEWS

  • An important milestone for QUDRA: HIA joins the Programme as an implementing partner

NEWS FROM MODULES AND COUNTRIES

  • Turkey & Lebanon - "One Ball, One World” = Empowered People
  • SO1 - Qudra’s “Visiting Arts Programme” for public schools in Jordan
  • SO5 - Qudra brings community art to Berlin to foster cohesion among students
  • SO2 - Empowering women in Jordan through garment work
  • SO3 - Creating safe spaces for the Turkish and Syrian populations in Turkey
  • SO5 - EU Madad Labs Round II kick off

SPECIAL FOCUS

  • COUNTRY CLOSE-UP: Qudra in North Iraq
  • SO4 - Success Stories behind Quick Impact Projects

FACTS AND FIGURES

  • SO4 - Astonishing numbers from Quick Impact Projects in North Iraq

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