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US continues to fund GBV Prevention in Iraq

UNHCR welcomes the new generous contribution from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration towards UNHCR’s Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention and response activities for internally displaced persons, returnees, and refugees in Iraq. GBV remains a major area of concern to UNHCR and is generally underreported due to social stigma, fear… Read More

Call for Proposals: Digital Literacy and Customer Service Training

Call for Proposals: Digital literacy and customer service skills training of women and youth Background information The intervention will focus on providing digital literacy and customer service skills training for women and youth. Provision of customer service skills training enables women to develop capacities on how to handle inquiries and complaints, lead situations for the… Read More

EU supporting Participation of Women in Peace Process

EU Ambassadors support full inclusion and participation of women in Libya’s peace process The Ambassador of the European Union to Libya and the Ambassadors of EU Member States accredited to Libya have issued a statement to mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. In this statement,… Read More

Strengthening Women’s Participation in Iraqi Politics

Most comprehensive report to date on women’s participation in political life in Iraq: Challenges and ways to overcome them Women’s participation in political processes in Iraq is hampered by many obstacles, despite Iraqi women’s determination to engage in the public sphere. In 2020, Iraq ranked 70th worldwide in terms of women holding seats in parliament…. Read More

Time to focus on Girls in Iraq

Their voice, our equal future, time to focus on girls in Iraq 11th October marked the International Day of the Girl Child, a day dedicated to girls’ empowerment, fulfilment of girls’ rights and solving challenges that they face. This year, the global theme is “My Voice, Our Equal Future,” a reminder to listen to girls… Read More

Iraqi Govt needs more Female Voices to Fight the Pandemic

By Hanar Marouf, 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. Iraq’s government needs more female voices to fight the pandemic Iraq is in a precarious condition. It has faced major challenges on multiple fronts, including political instability, a… Read More

Addressing Iraq’s Fragility crucial to Recovery from COVID

Addressing Iraq’s fragility crucial to recovery from COVID-19 pandemic Failure to address Iraq’s multi-faceted fragility could lead to an increase in extreme poverty across the country, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. Impact of the Oil Crisis and Covid-19 on Iraq’s Fragility explores the major… Read More

New Recommendations to Enhance Local Policing

Pathway to peace: New recommendations to enhance local policing programmes in Iraq Designing adaptable programmes, promoting the role of women in policing, and streamlining international interventions and are some of the key recommendations made by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in a recent conflict assessment on local policing in Iraq. Conflict Assessment in Support… Read More

Women, Peace and Security in a Libyan Context

Full and effective participation of women in public life, including all political processes and peace building initiatives remains essential and a core priority for UNSMIL. Twenty five years following  the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which represented a turning point for the global agenda on gender equality, and as we approach the twentieth anniversary… Read More