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UXO Clearance leads way to Normal Future

UNMAS Iraq ‘Clearance Mission’ Seen as ‘Tipping Point’ Between Past Conflict and a Normal Future Lives and livelihoods in Iraq’s liberated areas are being restored at long last. In Fallujah, as many as 1,800 vehicles and 100 pedestrians per hour can cross the re-opened ‘new bridge’ linking Baghdad with Al-Anbar Province. The fibre optic cable […]

US Ambassador, UNDP visit the Ninewa Plains

Ambassador Silliman and Lise Grande of UNDP Visit the Ninewa Plains Ambassador of the United States to Iraq Douglas Silliman joined the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and UNDP Resident Representative Lise Grande for a visit to several sites in the Ninewa Plains to highlight the U.S.-UN partnership in supporting the Iraqi government’s […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: MHPSS for Child Protection Case Management Consultant, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Deputy Country Representative – Program, Erbil & Baghdad, Terre des hommes Consultant – Project Specialist, IOM – International Organization for Migration Head of Technical Engineering Unit, IOM – International Organization for […]

Sweden helps Stabilize Newly Liberated Areas in Iraq

Sweden increases its support to stabilize newly liberated areas in Iraq The Government of Sweden has contributed an additional US$ 12 million (SEK 100 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances initiatives for rapid stabilization of areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings Sweden’s total […]

Denmark Contributes $21.4m for Stabilization in Iraq

Denmark has contributed an additional US$ 21.4 million (DKK 135 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives to stabilize areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings Denmark’s total contribution since 2015 to US$ 38.1 million (DKK 246 million). UNDP Resident Representative for Iraq, […]

EU contributes $59m for Iraq Stabilization

The European Union has contributed an additional US$ 58.96 million (EUR 50 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives to stabilize areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings the European Union’s total contribution since 2015 to US$ 73.8 million (EUR 64 million). Based […]

UK brings UNMAS Contribution to $20m

The UK Government has donated an additional 1 million GBP (1.3 million USD) to the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), increasing the UK total contribution to 14.2 million GBP (20 million USD). The additional funding will boost UNMAS support to stabilization efforts by increasing survey and clearance of critical infrastructure in liberated areas. This […]

US contributes $80m for Stabilization in Iraq

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed an additional US$ 80.85 million to The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). US$ 75 million will go to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), with the remaining US$ 5.85 million committed to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Economic Reform (FFER). This brings the total United States […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Gender Advisor, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs Final Evaluation Consultant, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs Community Engagement (Liaison) Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Programme Management Specialist, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Advisor Employment Focused SME Development, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Child […]

US Helps Meet the Needs of Minorities in Iraq

Continued U.S. Assistance to Better Meet the Needs of Minorities in Iraq The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have agreed to increase assistance to Iraqis, particularly religious and ethnic minorities, to enable them to return to their homes in areas liberated from ISIS. Following Vice President […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Programme Spec Victims’Support, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Responsable logistique de la cellule 9, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) Evaluation Methodologist, International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) Finance and Administration (F) Manager, […]

Engaging NGOs in the Fight Against Corruption

Commission of Integrity launches campaign to engage non-governmental organizations in the fight against corruption Iraq’s Commission of Integrity (CoI) has launched a national campaign to promote a broader engagement of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society in the fight against corruption. Under the leadership of the office of the Prime Minister of Iraq and through […]