The Economic and Social Council Holds a Dialogue Session on Decentralization and Hosts the Governorates’ Councils.

12/19/2018

Within the framework of the national dialogue on decentralization, initiated by the government, the Economic and Social Council, in cooperation with the Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, held a session to discuss the experience of decentralization in Jordan. The President of the Council, Dr. Mustafa Hamarneh, explained that this session represents the beginning of a series of sessions to be held by the council. The aim of those sessions will be to reach consensus and to gather recommendations to formulate a comprehensive vision for a national strategy for the decentralization process in Jordan, which would form the basis for strengthening local administration, citizens’ participation in the decision making process, and emphasizing democracy.