The Jordanian government has commissioned the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia to draft a national blockchain policy for Jordan.

As a result the UNESCWA is hiring a consultant from Jordan to work remotely on drafting a national Blockchain policy for Jordan. The application for the job will be closed on June 14th 2023.

As per UNESCWA, The project should be finalized within 4 months; UNESCWA explains that Arab countries need to develop their Blockchain national plans to meet the requirements that were brought forth by the digital age.

In addition UNESCWA stated, “The Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship (MoDEE) in Jordan requested UN-ESCWA’s assistance to develop the national policy for blockchain. The provision of this advisory service is the subject of these terms of reference.”

The report will include reviewing best regional and international practices on Blockchain policies, strategies and frameworks (at least 4 international and 4 regional practices); analyzing the different existing policies and frameworks related to digital technologies in Jordan; holding interviews with the various stakeholders and summarize their remarks and observations; suggestion of the needed national policy in Jordan based on the gap analysis and national needs.