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Erbil launches Provincial Development Strategy

Erbil marks the launch of its Provincial Development Strategy 2016-2018 with a breathtaking audiovisual performance at the historic Citadel At an official ceremony at Erbil’s historic Citadel, the Governorate of Erbil launched its Provincial Development Strategy. The ceremony was presided over by H.E. Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, and attended […]

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Shewashan-2 Development Well Spudded

Range Energy Resources Inc has announced that Gas Plus Khalakan (GPK), the sole contractor of the Khalakan Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, issued a press release stating that it has spudded the Shewashan-2 development well on 1st October 2015 under Phase 1 of the approved Field Development Plan (FDP) for the Shewashan oil […]

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$2.5m for Economic Development of Rural Women

State Minister for Women Affairs Ms. Baiyan Nouri and UN Women Representative Dr. Syed Sadiq in partnership with FAO, UNFPA and UNESCO today signed a Joint Project on “Socio-Economic Development of Rural Women”. The joint project aims at strengthening and enhancing the socio-economic status of rural women and young girls in selected governorates in Iraq. […]

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KRG and Turkey Discuss Latest Developments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday received in Ankara Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his delegation. The two sides discussed the latest developments in the region, the war against the Islamic State terrorist organisation, ISIS and the role of Kurdistan Peshmerga Forces. They also discussed the agreement reached last December between […]

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UNDP Supports Govt Development Prog

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers today signed in Baghdad an agreement reaffirming the commitment of the UN Development agency to support the Iraqi government in its efforts to achieve its 4-year development programme. The General Framework for the Government Development Programme 2014-2018 defines strategic priorities for […]

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$7.8bn ‘Petrodollars’ Allocated for Development

By John Lee. The Iraqi cabinet has allocated $7.8 billion for development projects in oil-producing provinces, according to Al-Shorfa. The Minister of Planning Ali al-Shukri (pictured) said. “The amounts are allocated for various economic, social, and service development projects in the housing, education and energy sectors, and for environmental protection projects, treatment of environmental effects […]

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UNDP Considers Development Plan

Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, discussed on May 13, 2014 with UNDP Country Manager, Adam Abdel Mawla, the programs and projects of the UN in Iraq. The UN representative stressed that all development programs will be run, from the beginning of next month inside Iraq, not from abroad, confirming that the organization will open a big […]

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UK Export Finance to Help Kurdistan Development

A delegation from the UK Export Finance Department visited the Kurdistan Department of Foreign Relations to discuss opportunities for building further relations with Kurdistan in various fields of infrastructure and investment. The UK delegation was led by Steve Dodgson, the Business Group Director of UK Export Finance and included the British Consul General, Hugh Evans […]

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Urban Development in Post-Conflict Cities

By Leanne Case. Solidere Beirut: A Good Practice Example of Urban Development for Other Post Conflict Cities to Follow? So many towns and cities have failed to achieve comprehensive regeneration in the aftermath of war. This paper, an abridged version of my MSc dissertation, explores the private sector led renewal model used in Beirut, commonly […]

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