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AMAR Continues Support to Iraqi IDPs

For World Book Day 2018, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation has delivered over 6,000 illustrated children’s books to displaced children in Iraq, all specifically designed for IDP youth. Hussein Al-Alak (pictured below), who is running the Manchester 10k on behalf of AMAR, said: “It’s the only charity in the United Kingdom that supports health, education and, […]

New American University to be at Water Palace

By John Lee. Al Faw Palace has reportedly been selected as the location for the new American University of Iraq – Baghdad (AUIB). The complex was originally built by Saddam Hussein, then used by the US-led coalition as a camp following the invasion. The new university is scheduled to open in September 2018, and will […]

Gender Mainstreaming in Iraq’s Elections

UNDP and UNAMI works with Iraqi High Elections Commission (IHEC) on gender mainstreaming in Iraq’s elections 20 participants from IHEC’s gender unit participated in the first of a series of capacity building activites planned to support IHEC in the period leading up to the upcoming elections. The workshop, jointly organized by the United Nations Development […]

USAID Holds Co-Creation Workshop in Baghdad

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) concluded a two-day workshop in Baghdad with 33 organizations seeking to create and design activities together that will assist in the voluntary return of displaced Iraqis to the Ninewa Plain and western Ninewa, and to encourage those who are already in their communities to remain. The workshop […]

Training Session for Bidders on UNDP e-Tendering

In continuing of training session conducted in April-May 2017 for the potential construction companies throughout Iraq, UNDP Country Office Iraq is planning to conduct another training session for the potential Construction Firms/Companies as per the following details: Training Session for Sinjar Bidders – 3 & 4 April 2018 – Baghdad Training Session for Baghdad & […]

UNAMI Technical Support Training for Civil Society

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office (HRO), within its program of technical support to civil society organizations in the Kurdistan Region, conducted a “Specialized Training on Preparation of the Shadow Report for Treaty Bodies: the CEDAW Convention” in Sulaimaniyah. Representatives from 21 NGOs in Sulaimaniyah participated in the training, 12 […]

Govt-Wide Institutional Performance Management in Erbil

Launching the capacity building program on “Government-Wide Institutional Performance Management” The first in a series of capacity building workshops has been concluded in Erbil, Iraq. With the ultimate aim of helping Iraq reinforce its accountability and efficiency mechanisms, the workshop’s objective was to improve the Iraq public sector readiness to apply a new model of […]

Fulbright Foreign Student Program for 2019-2021

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has announced the opening of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program competition for 2019-2021. This academic exchange program is funded by the U.S.  Department of State and was initiated by U.S. Senator William J. Fulbright in 1946 to increase international educational exchange between Americans and citizens of more than 150 countries […]

US Firm wins $45m Iraq Training Deal

By John Lee. Spartan Air Academy Iraq LLC., Addison, Texas, has been awarded a $45,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the stand-up of an Air Academy training in support of the Iraq Air Force. Work will be performed at Balad Air Base, Iraq, and is expected to be complete by Feb. 8, 2019. This award is […]

Video: Book Culture Returns to Mosul

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Literary cafes, poetry readings and pavement bookstalls — Mosul’s cultural scene is back in business, months after Iraqi forces ousted the Islamic State group from the city following three years of jihadist rule. View […]