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Iraq Britain Business Council welcomes 2 New Members

By John Lee. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has welcomed two new members. Protechnique — a British contractor providing premier technical, engineering, construction, management and capacity building support throughout the world; to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as private industries and multi-lateral agencies; UniHouse — a global professional training, consultancy and […]

Re:Coded, ConsenSys bring Blockchain to the Middle East

By John Lee. New-York-based ConsenSys has confirmed its support for Re:Coded Iraq. Re:Coded is a humanitarian innovation non-profit organization. Founded in 2017, Re:Coded is working relentlessly to train the youth of the MENA region in coding and entrepreneurship. Apart from the training part, Re:Coded also offers mentorship, employment and freelancing opportunities to the youth in […]

IDPs Graduate in Automotive Mastery

Toyota Iraq, UNDP and Oxfam support technical training for sustainable livelihoods Celebrating the graduation of 16 IDP’s in automotive mastery Toyota Iraq, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Oxfam celebrated the graduation of 16 young trainees from the Toyota Technical Development Program Training. This group is the 5th batch of internal displaced people (IDPs) who […]

Exclusive Tee for 5K to Benefit Iraqi Children

Actress Alia Shawkat Designs Exclusive Tee for 5K to Benefit Iraqi Children Iraqi-American performer and producer, Alia Shawkat, is best known for her acting work in TV shows like Arrested Development and films like Whip It and The Runaways. She is also a talented artist, with her contemporary works featuring in high profile gallery shows […]

Running to support AMAR Foundation

By John Lee. On 27th June, Hussein Al-alak and Tracy Hollowood will run the Media City 5K in Salford, UK, in aid of the AMAR International Charitable Foundation‘s work in Iraq. Last year, they were ‘classically civilised’ in fancy dress, but who will they be this year? AMAR works to ensure that vulnerable families in […]

Education for E-commerce and Digital Literacy

Address by Dr Victoria Lindsay, British Council Country Director for Iraq, to the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)‘s International Tech Conference in Baghdad: The fourth Industrial Revolution underway and it is technology changing the world and the way we live. Globalization means it is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore developments such as automation, artificial intelligence, […]

Run 5k for Iraqi Children

IN THEIR SHOES 5K – 2019 A Benefit for Iraq’s Orphans & Most Vulnerable Children Saturday, June 22, 2019 Check In: 7AM  Race: 8AM US Patent and Trademark Office 600 Dulany St. Old Town Alexandria, VA US 22314 Honorary Co-Chairs His Excellency Fareed Yasseen, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States Ambassador Ryan Crocker (Ret.), Former […]

Iraq Britain Business Council welcomes 4 New Members

By John Lee. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has welcomed four new members, bringing its membership to 71 companies: Crescent Petroleum: Sharjah-based Crescent Petroleum is the only foreign oil and gas company to maintain a continuous presence in Iraq for three decades, and is the largest private oil and gas investor in the Kurdistan […]

Netherlands Resumes Training Mission in Iraq

By John Lee. The Netherlands has resumed its training mission in Iraq, following a brief suspension due to security concerns resulting from US-Iranian tensions in the region. The Dutch Ministry of Defence announced that, after a re-assessment of the situation, its courses can be re-started. A number of Dutch people are training Iraqi commandos in […]

IBBC holds Iraq’s First Int’l Tech Conference in Baghdad

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held Iraq’s first International Tech Conference in Baghdad at the Babylon Rotana Baghdad Hotel on 30 April, hosting government ministers, private industry, entrepreneurs, investors, and representatives from the leading UK and Iraq Tech companies. The purpose of the Conference was to drive confidence, investment and awareness of the power […]

Iraq’s First Tech Conference highlights Huge Potential

By Padraig O’Hannelly. More than 100 guests gathered at the Babylon Hotel in Baghdad on Tuesday to attend Iraq’s first Tech Conference. Hosted by the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) and chaired by Ashley Goodall, the event brought together the leading companies involved in the technology sector in Iraq to discuss how the power of […]