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IBBC, Nahrein preparing Iraqi Unis for Int’l Collaboration

IBBC and Nahrein network hold successful workshop session Preparing Iraqi Universities for International Research Collaborations with MOHE and Scientific research Professor Mohammed Al Uzri of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) and Leicester University and Professor Eleanor Robson of Nahrein Network and University College London (UCL), led a successful workshop for the Ministry of Higher […]

Top Mountain, USAID launch Business Incubator

Top Mountain in partnership with USAID is launching a business incubator and employment program. The goal of the program is to promote economic growth and increase employment opportunities to support minorities from Ninewa targeted by ISIS. Program activities will focus on achieving three core objectives designed to support this goal. Firstly, outreach campaigns will be […]

New USAID Funding for Victims of ISIS Genocide

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced the first tranche of recipients under USAID’s New Partnerships Initiative (NPI) on Thursday during his remarks at the Accord Network’s Annual Forum. The organizations will carry out programs that improve global health outcomes in USAID’s partner countries, and assist populations in the Republic of Iraq […]

The 5 Challenges to Tech Entrepreneurship in Iraq

By Alice Bosley and Patricia Letayf, Co-Founders of Five One Labs. At Five One Labs, we work with idea or early-stage entrepreneurs from diverse communities to launch scalable, innovative businesses. We’ve had the privilege to work with tech startups like Dada, PHARX, Khanoo and more, and deeply understand the struggles that entrepreneurs who pursue apps, […]

Entrepreneurs ready for Hackathon Weekend in Sulaimani

Hackasuly, the largest international hackathon in Iraq, brings the coding community together over a weekend to work in teams and turn their ideas into technological solutions on September 5th – 7th. This year, the organisers are accepting projects in three different and exciting tracks: AI & Data Science E-Society Fintech The goal is to help […]

UCL announces Iraq-Focussed Research Grants

University College London (UCL)‘s Research Grants Scheme has re-opened to applications. This final round of funding will offer funding of up to £30,000 for successful projects. Deadline 23:59 15 November 2019 The awards These awards support interdisciplinary research on themes relating to one or more of the Nahrein Network’s five aims. The final call, with […]

DAFI Scholarships Opportunities are Now Open

You are invited to apply for 2019-2020 DAFI scholarship programme under the Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative funded by the German Government and administered by the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). DAFI scholarship programme aims to support #refugee students in accessing higher education. The scholarship covers all tuition fees as well as […]

Applications for Chevening Scholarships Now Open

Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from all over the world to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university. Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving you free to focus on […]