Tag Archives | United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Call Centre Operator, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Finance Analyst, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Specialist (Livelihood), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Awards Management Coordinator, Save the Children Senior Project Manager, Save the Children Project Manager – Mosul Emergency […]

Community Development Centre and Park opened in Erbil

To mark the closure of a comprehensive informal settlement upgrading intervention in Erbil, a community development centre and a neighbourhood park were opened today in Kurani Ainkawa. The Improving Housing Delivery System in Erbil – Upgrading of Kurani Ainkawa Informal Settlement project is funded by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), and implemented by the United […]

UN Advertises Jobs in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraq: Associate Information Analyst (UNAMI) Logistics Officer (UNAMI) HLP Analyst for UN Habitat (UNDP) International Consultant for GEF Midterm Evaluation (UNDP) Administrative Assistant (UNOPS) (Source: UN) (Recruitment image via Shutterstock)

New Legislation needed for IDP Areas

Advocating for the new legislations and classification of the Informal Settlements/IDP Areas UN-Habitat held a workshop in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning, within the National Programme of Rehabilitation & Regularization of Informal Settlements /IDP Area in Iraq, aimed to introduce and promote the new legislative texts to address the illegal urban sprawl, preventing future […]

Reforms in Building Systems for Kurdistan

Ministerial meeting assesses reforms in building systems for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq The progress achieved under the project Establishing a Building Control Regime for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I), funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and implemented by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), was discussed in a ministerial meeting […]

Japan gives $15m to UN-Habitat Projects in Iraq

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has received USD 15 million from the Government of Japan to implement two projects in Iraq: “Gender-sensitive Durable Shelter Support for Internally Displaced Persons in Iraq” and “Promoting Urban Recovery in Newly Liberated Areas in Iraq.” The conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has […]