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Strengthening Women’s Role in Protecting Iraq’s Environment

To strengthen women’s participation in national environment protection, disaster preparedness and risk response to climate action, an electronic platform was launched on “Women for Safe and Green Iraq” (WfSGI). This is an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Environment, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The aim of WfGSI is to provide […]

Australia Increases Support for Stabilization in Iraq

Australia Substantially Increases Support to Stabilization in Iraq The Government of Australia has contributed an additional USD 13.5 million (AUD 18 million) to the UNDP Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas of Iraq liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings Australia’s total contribution since […]

Safe Drinking Water for 33,000 in Erbil Governorate

Access to safe drinking water is ensured for over 33,000 people in the Governorate of Erbil The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Erbil Governorate completed the rehabilitation of the main water treatment plant in Rawanduz sub-district, which provided safe drinking water to over 33,000 people, including 2,000 internally displaced people (IDPs). With support from […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: WHE Team Lead, WHO – World Health Organization National Professional Officer, WHO – World Health Organization Data Collection Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Protection Officer – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq WASH Technical Specialist, Save the Children FTR/ACE (Family Tracing and Reunification), Save […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Local Security Assistant, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Call Centre Operator, UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services National Professional Officer, WHO – World Health Organization Education Specialist, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) (Source: UN)

Gender Mainstreaming in Iraq’s Elections

UNDP and UNAMI works with Iraqi High Elections Commission (IHEC) on gender mainstreaming in Iraq’s elections 20 participants from IHEC’s gender unit participated in the first of a series of capacity building activites planned to support IHEC in the period leading up to the upcoming elections. The workshop, jointly organized by the United Nations Development […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: National Legal Consultant with Child Protection, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Area Logistics Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Fire Safety Assistant – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Generator Mechanic, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Monitoring Assistant, UNAMI – United […]

Training Session for Bidders on UNDP e-Tendering

In continuing of training session conducted in April-May 2017 for the potential construction companies throughout Iraq, UNDP Country Office Iraq is planning to conduct another training session for the potential Construction Firms/Companies as per the following details: Training Session for Sinjar Bidders – 3 & 4 April 2018 – Baghdad Training Session for Baghdad & […]

Govt-Wide Institutional Performance Management in Erbil

Launching the capacity building program on “Government-Wide Institutional Performance Management” The first in a series of capacity building workshops has been concluded in Erbil, Iraq. With the ultimate aim of helping Iraq reinforce its accountability and efficiency mechanisms, the workshop’s objective was to improve the Iraq public sector readiness to apply a new model of […]

UNDP Iraq Launches Trilingual App

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq launched a trilingual mobile application for iOS and Android to become the first ever UNDP Country Office to have such an application and one of a few within the UN community worldwide. UNDP Iraq’s Communications Unit led the development process of this application with support on information […]

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 […]