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Karbala University taking steps into E-Transformation

As part of the continues support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to the University of Karbala, a workshop has been conducted for the period 1 to 5 April on the e-learning modules, gathering twenty senior officials and academics from Karbala University, as part of the technical support provided by the Public Sector Modernization […]

The humble Book is helping Rebuild Lives in Iraq

By Hussein Al-alak. Republished with permission. Read All About It! The humble book is helping rebuild lives in Iraq To mark World Book Day, the UK-based charity, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation published these photographs from their school in Basra, Iraq. Each uplifting image demonstrates how AMAR is making positive changes to the lives of […]

Peace Education in Iraq: Sustainable Development

Peace Education in Iraq: Laying a Foundation for Sustainable Development Strengthening the capacity of universities across Iraq to contribute to the achievement of SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, UNDP Iraq, national NGO, Iraq Al-Amal and the UNESCO Chair for Peace Studies at the University of Innsbruck, together launched a new national curriculum  – […]

Franchise Workshop targets Int’l Commercial Brands in Iraq

By John Lee. NIC Hosts Franchise Workshop which Aims to Expand the Activities of International Commercial Brands in Iraq Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC), in coordination with the US Department of Commerce and the US Embassy in Baghdad, has hosted a franchise granting workshop over four days for the Iraqi private sector to expand the […]

Govt denies Cutting Internet during Exams

By John Lee. Iraqi media reported on Thursday that an agreement was signed between the Iraqi Ministries of Education and Communication to cut internet service during the period of the next “ministerial examinations” (sic). The Ministry of Communications denies the reports, adding that it wishes to assure the Iraqi public that there is no intention […]

Qatar, Iraq discuss Education Cooperation

By John Lee. Qatar’s Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed Abdul Wahed Ali al-Hammadi has met with Iraq’s Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr Qusai al-Suhail in Qatar. During the meeting they discussed cooperation in the fields of higher education and scientific research and ways to support and promote them. (Source: […]

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Calls for UNESCO to include Babylon on World Heritage List

By John Lee. Iraqi President Barham Salih has called on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to include the ancient city of Babylon in its World Heritage List. The President made the request at meeting with UNESCO Director Audrey Azoulay in France. They also discussed the provision of job opportunities within UNESCO […]

Euphrates Advisors and AUIS announce new Scholarship

Euphrates Advisors LLC and AUIS announce establishment of Euphrates Fund Scholarship Euphrates Advisors LLC and American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) announced today the establishment of the Euphrates Fund Scholarship (EFS), a generous grant that will cover the tuition of one University student each year. Euphrates Advisors is an investment firm that manages the Euphrates […]