For hundreds of millions of families around the world, the recent Eid celebrations were a time for family, friends, joy and celebration. A time of prayer, exchanging gifts, embracing the wider community and extending to others their religious generosity. But for millions more, particularly widows and children, there could be no celebration as they continued […]
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By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraqi Ministry of Planning announced the launch of the Social Fund for Development on Sept. 23, with initial capital of $300 million, in cooperation with the World Bank. The project […]
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for the 2019 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP). IYLEP is the U.S. Government’s premier youth exchange program in Iraq, providing Iraqi students the opportunity to live in U.S. communities for four weeks in the summer. Students sharpen their leadership […]
Police officers in Garmiyan [Garmian] Administration have completed a two-day training course organized by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office (HRO) on core human rights principles relating to police work. The training course on 18 and 19 September, entitled “Rights of Persons Under Investigation,” was part of a series of […]
The University of Northampton signed a ground-breaking MoC with the University of Babylon at the Higher Education for the Development of Iraq Conference in London on 14-15 September, the first ever Iraqi Franchise agreement with a UK university. The signing was supported by His Excellency Professor Abdul Razaq Al Issa, the Minster of Higher Education […]
In an effort to make quality secondary education more accessible in Iraq, Ericsson has partnered with Zain Iraq to bring its ‘Connect to Learn’ global education initiative to the country, with its initial deployment set for a school in Baghdad. The initiative aims to scale up quality secondary education for students and teachers by providing […]
UNDP trains mid-ranking police officers to Improve the effectiveness of Local Police The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Training and Qualification Directorate in the Ministry of Interior’s (MoI) jointly delivered two pilot courses on training of trainers (ToT) on the topic of ‘Improving the Effectiveness of Local Police (IELP)’. The course duration was […]
Crescent Petroleum and Dana Gas deliver vital support to AMAR IDP clinics As Iraq’s security conditions have improved, international donors have turned their attention to other troubled parts of the world, leaving many IDP camps in the country on the brink of closure. Thanks to the continued support of Crescent Petroleum and Dana Gas, however, […]
His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, has agreed to continue his Patronage of the AMAR International Charitable Foundation. Prince Charles has been AMAR’s Patron for the past 13 years, and during that time has attended a number of AMAR’s milestone events. Last year he helped to bring our Silver Anniversary to a spectacular close at […]
Sulayminyah has, since its founding 200 years ago, been dedicated to the arts and now the Kurdistan Regional Government has dedicated six million dollars to create a cultural arts centre in the city. Click here to view the video from Al Jazeera.
The Federal Republic of Germany supports joint Ministry of Interior and UNMAS training to respond to explosive hazards This week marked the beginning of a 75-day training course in Anbar jointly organized by the Ministry of Interior and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS). This course will be the first of its kind, with […]
By John Lee. The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has today issued its Yearbook for 2017, outlining what UNAMI and the United Nations Country Team did for Iraq over the past year. It can be downloaded here. (Source: UNAMI)