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EUR15m Anti-Corruption Project in Iraq

Fostering justice to curb corruption in Iraq: €15 million project supports transparency and accountability across state institutions A EUR 15 million initiative aimed at curbing corruption in Iraq and bolstering transparency and public accountability has been launched today in partnership between the European Union Delegation to Iraq, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and Iraqi… Read More

Europe “needs to take a Lead on Iraq”

By Christian Koch, for the Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Europe needs to take a lead on Iraq As it is beginning, the Biden administration has an opportunity to refocus US attention in the Middle East, and in… Read More

EU to support UN electoral assistance in Iraq

UN signs financing agreement with the European Union to support UN electoral assistance to Iraq The United Nations in Iraq welcomes the contribution of EUR 5.51 million from the European Union to a UN-led project to support capacity-building within the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC). The EU funding will also support deployment of UN electoral… Read More

Headway’s Iraq Grant supports 56 Companies, 700 Jobs

Headway’s grant scheme builds resilience during pandemic: 56 companies supported, 700 jobs created The Headway Programme‘s Job Creation in KRI grant scheme has contributed to building resilience in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) during the global health pandemic caused by COVID-19. Concluded on 31 March 2021, the project supported 56 companies and created over… Read More

Local Development Programme prioritizes Decentralization

Steering Committee of EU-funded local development programme prioritizes decentralization and donor coordination The Steering Committee of the programme Supporting Recovery and Stability in Iraq through Local Development held its second meeting on 08 March 2021, online, to discuss the way forward. The programme is funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the United… Read More

New ILO-EU-UNESCO Collaboration in Iraq

Iraq: Jobs, and cultural heritage the focus of new ILO-EU-UNESCO collaboration The International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the European Union (EU) have launched a new collaboration that will support internally displaced persons, Syrian refugees and host community members to access immediate, short-term decent employment in the… Read More

EUR 22.5m Project to Strengthen Iraqi Agriculture

Promoting inclusive economic growth and job creation in Iraq Unemployment remains a persistent challenge in Iraq especially for youth and women. Many internally displaced persons are unemployed, underemployed, informally employed, or out of the labour force. The COVID-19 pandemic has further compounded these employment challenges. In this context, providing jobs and livelihoods remains a high… Read More

EUBAM Libya: New Head of Mission Appointed

Natalina Cea has been appointed Head of Mission of the EU Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) in Libya. She will take up her duties on 1 February 2021 succeeding Vincenzo Tagliaferri, who has been Head of Mission since 1 September 2016. Natalina Cea is an Italian civil servant who has worked at a senior level for… Read More

EUNAFORMED IRINI and EU sign Arrangement

EUNAFORMED IRINI and EU Delegation to Libya sign administrative arrangement During a recent visit to Tripoli, the Operation Commander of Operation EUNAFORMED IRINI, Admiral Fabio AGOSTINI and the Chief of Staff Acting Head of EU Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM), Peter-Bastian HALBERG, signed an important Administrative Arrangement between the two organizations. Ambassador José SABADELL,… Read More

Entrepreneurs from Sebha Receive Grants, Create Jobs

Six entrepreneurs from Sebha receive grants to develop their businesses and create 45 jobs As part of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) “Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery” (SLCRR) project funded by the European Union (EU), six entrepreneurs and small business owners based in Sebha have been awarded grants of up to US$40,000… Read More