Tag Archives | UN Development Programme (UNDP)

Improving Women’s Livelihoods in Ninewah

For a young Yazidi woman who survived upheaval and displacement in northern Iraq, hope and stability finally arrived in an unexpected form: plump brown quails, and their tiny speckled eggs. Gulistan, 23, lives in the predominantly Christian and Yazidi district of Alqosh in the northern reaches of Ninewah Governorate. In the summer of 2014, the […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: MEAL Coordinator, Oxfam Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance Program Manager, Action contre la Faim – ACF International Logistics Assistant – Warehouse, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) General Coordinator Assistant, Médecins du Monde Project Coordinator (Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), International Organization for Migration (IOM) […]

Funding Facility for Stabilization: 350 Projects, $300m

The Annual Report 2016 presents progress with implementation of the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) between 01 January and 31 December 2016. During 2016, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) implemented a high impact, pragmatic approach to stabilization that improves citizen-government ties and revitalizes public trust in the Iraqi Government. FFS quadrupled in size, growing […]

Netherlands supports Reforms in Iraqi Kurdistan

The Netherlands is supporting reforms in the Kurdistan Region with a contribution to its Funding Facility for Economic Reform The Kingdom of the Netherlands is contributing nearly US$270,000 (€250,000) towards the implementation of the Economic Reform Roadmap, developed by the World Bank in cooperation with the Ministry of Planning of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq […]

Iraq prepares to curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Iraq prepares to curb greenhouse gas emissions through development of a roadmap for mitigation action A total of 27 Iraqi experts and officials discussed and agreed on an outline for Iraq’s actions towards mitigating the cause of climate change that will lead to the finalization of the country’s Roadmap for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA). […]

Emergency Fertilizer Distributions help Iraqi Farmers

Emergency fertilizer distributions help conflict-affected Iraqi farmers increase wheat production More than 2 000 farmers affected by conflict in Iraq have received 750 tonnes of fertilizer from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to increase production of their winter wheat crops. The farmers, from Alqosh and Sheikan districts of Ninewa Governorate each received 350 […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Food Security Cluster Co-coordinator, Action contre la Faim – ACF International WASH Programme Manager, Save the Children National Admin Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Finance Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Office for the Coordination of […]

New Funding for Economic Reform in Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a project document today in Baghdad with the Office of the Prime Minister of Iraq to establish a Funding Facility for Economic Reform (FFER). Through the Facility, UNDP will support the Government of Iraq to address key economic challenges and invigorate the reform agenda. Diversifying the economy, increasing […]

Fears for 750,000 Civilians in Western Mosul

Humanitarians fear for the 750,000 civilians in western Mosul 100 days after military operations to retake Mosul started, humanitarian partners are expressing deep concern about the plight of the estimated 750,000 civilians who are currently living in the western sections of the city where fighting is expected to start in coming weeks. “We are relieved […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Senior Cluster Associate (Shelter), United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Driver, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Short-Term Consultancy on Unconditional Cash Programme Review, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Education Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Norwegian Refugee […]

10,000 Volunteers join “Clean Missan in One Day” Campaign

In one day, Missan had a make over with the support from the EU and UNDP through “Clean Missan in One Day Campaign” More than 10,000 volunteers have participated in “Clean Missan in One Day” Campaign. Volunteers were university and high school students, NGOs, community leaders and members of Missan local Government. Around 500 tons […]