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Denmark Donates another $8m to Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes an additional DKK 50.3 million (US$8 million) contribution from the Government of Denmark to its flagship Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS). The funding will support the safe return of people in areas liberated from ISIL in Iraq by rehabilitating critical infrastructure, creating livelihoods and building social… Read More

UNESCO Strengthens Iraq’s Online Distance Learning

UNESCO strengthens MoE Iraq’s capacities in online distance learning to respond to COVID-19 The closure of schools and disruption to learning brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the need to utilize online and distance modes of learning to promote learning continuity. Distance learning, known synonymously as online learning or e-learning, serves as a… Read More

UN, US supporting Land Rights of Minority Groups

UN-Habitat Executive Director meets with the US Ambassador to Iraq to discuss on-going partnership to support the land rights of minority groups UN-Habitat‘s Executive Director (ED), Mrs. Maimunah Sharif, met with Ambassador Matthew H. Tueller, the United States’ Ambassador to Iraq, and thanked the US Government for its longstanding partnership and continued trust in UN-Habitat’s… Read More

Addressing the Needs of Iraq’s Most Vulnerable

Addressing needs of Iraq’s most vulnerable critical for inclusive and sustainable recovery from COVID-19, new UNDP reports say Recovery strategies targeting Iraq’s vulnerable populations – including women, youth and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) –  must be prioritized to ensure inclusive and sustainable recovery from COVID-19 in Iraq, according to two new complementary reports released today… Read More

TV Campaign for Explosives Risk Education

By John Lee. Baghdad-based Qemat Alnajah General Trading Co. Ltd. has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the provision of an explosive ordnance risk education (EORE) television campaign for UNMAS in Federal Iraq The contract is valued at $39,800. (Source: UNGM)

UNDP Accelerator Lab tackling Development Challenges in Iraq

New Era of Mapping Digital Local Solutions to Tackle Development Challenges in Iraq by UNDP Accelerator Lab Humans have continuously developed means to adapt, progress, and face daily challenges. Today, we call these means  “technology”, and we use it daily to communicate, learn, work, and connect to the outside world. Technology has continued to develop,… Read More

Campaign to Tackle the Child Labour in Iraq

ILO and partners launch nation-wide campaign to tackle the worst forms of child labour in Iraq The International Labour Organization (ILO) in Iraq and partners launched a nation-wide campaign to tackle the worst forms of child labour in the country. The campaign will target 10,000 children, their families and guardians, teachers, employers, and the media… Read More

UNICEF and UNFPA launch National Youth Vision

UNICEF and UNFPA Launch of National Youth Vision The Ministry of Youth and Sports in the Federal Government launched the 2030 National Youth Vision. The Vision was put in place in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Youth in the Kurdistan Regional Government, with technical support from UNFPA and UNICEF, and funding from Sweden,… Read More

New efforts to Improve Agricultural Methods in Iraq

Iraq’s Minister of Agriculture, H.E Muhammad Karim Al-Khafaji, has received the Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Iraq (FAO), Dr. Salah Hajj Hassan, and his accompanying delegation, in the presence of the Ministry’s Technical Undersecretary Dr. Mithaq Abdul-Hussein, the Ministry’s advisor, Dr. Mahdi Damad Al-Qaisi, and Adviser Raed Haddad… Read More

UN: Freedom of Expression Increasingly Curtailed in KRI

Freedom of expression increasingly curtailed in Kurdistan Region of Iraq – UN report Freedom of expression in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq has been increasingly curtailed over the past year, according to a UN report issued on Wednesday. Critics of public authorities have risked not only intimidation, restrictions on their movements and arbitrary arrests, but… Read More