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Med Culture is a Technical Assistance Unit funded by the European Union for the promotion of culture as vector of Human, Social and Economic Development in South Mediterranean countries. 

Jordan Country Reports

Jordan Country Reports

The present Country Profile is based on the report commissioned by Med Culture in 2014, and authored by Toleen Touq. The data published under this country profile reflect the independent views of the author.


She is an independent cultural operator based in Amman, Jordan. She collaborates with initiatives locally and internationally to run visual arts, music, storytelling and discussion-based programs. She is the co-initiator of the cross-disciplinary platform The River Has Two Banks that operates between Jordan and Palestine since 2012. Her latest project is the Spring Sessions, a communal learning and arts residency program in Amman. She often writes about the cultural sector in Jordan and has been published in IbraazManifesta Journaland A Prior, among others.


The present data has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of the data published under the present country profile are the sole responsibility of Med Culture Technical Assistance Unit and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.