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Iraq Falls in Ease of Doing Business Index

By John Lee. Iraq has been ranked 168th out of 190 countries in the World Bank‘s recent Doing Business 2018 report, down from 165th place the previous year. Despite the fall in the rankings, the report notes that over the previous year Iraq simplified the process of starting a business by combining multiple registration procedures […]

IBBC holds Successful Autumn Conference in Dubai

Iraq Britain Business Council holds successful Autumn Conference in Dubai Following on from the first Iraq Britain Business Council conference in Dubai in 2016, the IBBC was delighted to host its Autumn Conference in the UAE once again. The event was strongly supported by the UAE authorities. Alongside Baroness Nicholson, the UK Prime Minister’s Trade […]

$400m for Reconstruction of Mosul and Newly Liberated Areas

The World Bank has approved a US$400 million financial assistance package today to support the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation of priority infrastructure to restore delivery of public services in areas of Iraq newly liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The package represents an additional financing to the Iraq Emergency Operation for […]

Opportunity for UAE Business: Key Iraqi Ministers come to Conference

Rebuilding Iraq is central to the agenda of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) autumn conference at The Address, Dubai Marina on 12th November. The opportunity for businesses in the region to engage in Iraq is reflected by the attendance of a number of high profile Iraqi Ministers: from Electricity, Transport, Oil, Construction and Housing, […]

Social and Economic Integration of Iraqi Youth

Social and Economic Integration of Youth Key for a Better Future for Iraq A new project will promote the social and economic inclusion of about 3,000 conflict-affected Iraqi youth by facilitating their engagement in youth-led community development activities, peacebuilding initiatives and micro-entrepreneurship projects. The Project is financed by a US$2.75 million Grant provided by the […]

World Bank gives $200m for Stability in Liberated Areas

The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs announced that the World Bank has allocated $200 million to implement an emergency project to support stability in the liberated areas. An official spokesman for the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs stated: “The World Bank has allocated $200 million for the implementation of the emergency project to […]

Iraq’s Reconstruction Costs put at $150bn

Reconstruction in Iraq could cost nearly $150 billion covering areas damaged by the war over the past three years, an Iraqi newspaper reported on September 7. The World Bank has made a preliminary assessment of rebuilding costs at the request of Iraq’s Reconstruction Fund for Areas Affected by Terrorist Operations, according to the Arabic language […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Berater für das Projekt ‘Unterstützung des Stabilisierungs prozesses, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Economist, World Bank Security Driver, UN Development Programme (UNDP) (Source: UN)

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Regional Director, Goal Short-term Social Safeguards Specialist Consultant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Supply Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Protection Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Emergency Child Protection Manager, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Finance Manager, […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Procurement Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Senior Registration Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Protection Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Business Support Assistant (Finance), United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Economist, World Bank Procurement […]

IBBC holds Successful Inaugural Dubai Networking Event

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has held its first major networking event in Dubai, to accommodate the demand from its members, who operate from Dubai as a regional business hub. Vikas Handa, the IBBC UAE Representative said over the last few years UAE has emerged as the hub for companies doing business in Iraq, […]