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IBBC Announce Iraq Business Clinics

By Simon Kent. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) have announced that they will be offering expert advice on Iraq’s marketplace and  how UK businesses can get involved on 21 October 2015 at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). Companies are welcome to register for 20 minute appointments by contacting LCCI at [email protected] […]

UK Minister Promotes Political Unity

Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood (pictured) visited Iraq with the Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening, and the Government’s Security Envoy to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Lieutenant General Sir Simon Mayall, to promote political unity in the country and to urge the immediate formation of a representative government. The delegation […]

UK to Provide Humanitarian Support

Britain will provide an initial £3 million ($5.1 million) of emergency humanitarian assistance to help civilians fleeing the ISIS advance in Northern Iraq International Development Secretary Justine Greening has activated the UK’s Rapid Response Facility (RRF), which provides emergency support via pre-approved organisations in the event of a humanitarian crisis overseas. It follows an initial […]

Opportunity for Professionals to Study in US

Announcing an Opportunity for Mid-Career Professionals to Study in the United States The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the U.S. Government-sponsored Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This program directly supports the goals of the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement to enhance mutual understanding and strengthen connections between […]

3x Chevening Scholarship Places for 2015/16

By John Lee. The United Kingdom Budget announced on 19th March included a tripling of Chevening places in developing countries for the 2015-16 academic year. Chevening Scholarships are the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s flagship global scholarship programme aimed at future leaders, influencers and decision-makers. An FCO spokesperson said: "Chevening Scholarships are an important element in […]

Another Kurdistan Success for the MEA

The UK's Middle East Association in association with British Expertise took a highly successful trade mission to Iraqi Kurdistan from 22nd-27th February, visiting Erbil and Slemani. Comprising 16 delegates representing 14 companies, it was supported by the Kurdistan Regional Government and was received warmly at the highest level. The packed programme included meetings with the […]

Arab Partnership Participation Fund 2014/15

The British Embassy has the pleasure to invite you to bid for funds from the Arab Partnership Participation Fund (APPF) for the financial year 2014/2015. The Arab Partnership Participation Fund (APPF), led by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) focuses on three priority areas: · political participation · freedom of expression and public voice · […]

UK in Kurdistan Business Forum

The UK's Middle East Association (MEA) and British Expertise, in co-operation with the Kurdistan Regional Government UK Representation, cordially invite you to the 'UK in Kurdistan Business Forum' at the Erbil International Hotel, Ballroom, on Sunday 23rd February at 11am. The event will be a mini-trade fair focusing on the unique commercial offer the UK […]

UK Trade Mission to Kurdistan

The Middle East Association (MEA) and British Expertise will be leading a joint trade mission to Iraqi Kurdistan, visiting Erbil and Slemani, from 22nd-27/28th February 2014. Register your interest today to confirm your place. This mission will have a particular focus on Education, Training, and Skills, Construction and Infrastructure Development. The MEA and British Expertise […]