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Calls for Men to Champion Women’s Participation in Decision-Making

On Global Open Day on UNSCR 1325, calls for men to champion and support women’s participation in politics and in decision-making The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), jointly with UNWOMEN and in coordination with the Implementation and Follow Up National Reconciliation Committee (IFNRC) of the Office of Iraq’s Prime Minister, held a consultative […]

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 […]

UN Distributes Blankets to Women in Camps Near Mosul

Freezing Temperatures in IDP Camps: UN Women Iraq Distributes High Thermal Blankets and Necessity Kits to Women and Girls in two camps Near Eastern Mosul The UN Women Iraq team went on mission near eastern Mosul this week to distribute 3,000 high thermal blankets to women and girls in two camps. Women and girls have […]

A Safe Space

By Madeleine White Last week was Week of Women and Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). It is not surprising therefore that I was involved in two thought leadership events – both looking at different perspectives of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and the players and policies that shape it. The first event was hosted by the FCO’s Wilton […]

UN Women Iraq engages Civil Society Groups

UN Women Iraq engages civil society groups as important catalysts for change UN Women met with civil society groups in Erbil on 06 October 2016, as part of continuing efforts to engage civil society on gender equality, women’s rights, and empowerment. Through a consultative forum called Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG) created by UN Women […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Senior Cluster Coordinator (CCCM), Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Human Resources Manager, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Operations Associate, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Social Policy Specialist, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Operations Associate, United Nations Entity for […]

New Jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Project Manager, UN Women Financial Controller, Goal Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Accountability Manager, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Programme Assistant (WASH), UNICEF WASH Officer, UNICEF Project Manager, Save the children (Source: UN) (Recruitment image via Shutterstock)

UN Advertises Jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: International Consultant (Work Systems) (UNDP) Finance Clerk (UNDP) Communication Specialist (UNICEF) Project Manager (UN Women) Field Driver (Danish Refugee Council, DRC) (Source: UN) (Recruitment image via Shutterstock)

Calls for Greater Women’s Representation in Decision Making

International Women’s Day: Calls for Greater Representation in Decision-Making as Iraqi Women Continue to Suffer from the Crisis UN Women, in partnership with the Women Parliamentary Committee, organized a high-level event today at the Council of Representatives (Parliament) in Baghdad to mark International Women’s Day. The event comes at a particularly difficult time for Iraqi […]

UNAMI and UN Women Support Female Parliamentarians

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and UN Women have just concluded a two-day workshop on negotiation and mediation for women members of the Kurdistan Parliament. The workshop, co-organized by the Kurdish Assembly, brought together lawmakers committed to expanding the meaningful role of women in negotiation and mediation processes. “Having women in key […]