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KRG PM meets Entrepreneurs involved in School Building

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Masrour Barzani, met ten entrepreneurs on Tuesday; the entrepreneurs are building schools in Erbil province. Prime Minister Barzani thanked them for their investment and praised the role of the private sector in the Kurdistan Region. The Premier highlighted the importance of education to the ninth cabinet, […]

Business Development Services for Small Enterprises in Iraq

ILO, IOM Collaborate to Improve Business Development Services for Small Enterprises in Iraq The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Iraq are collaborating to support the development of existing national small-scale enterprises and potential entrepreneurs from displaced and host communities in Iraq through entrepreneurship skills training. Under the new […]

Workshop for Persons with Disabilities Makes History

Flagship Workshop for Persons with Disabilities Makes History in Iraq, MENA Region Iraq has one of the largest populations of persons with disabilities in the world. Persons with disabilities and their representative organisations in Iraq are increasingly being asked to advocate for their rights to their government and humanitarian and development agencies. Yet, there has […]

Organizational Development Leadership Training for YPS

Ministry of Youth, UNFPA, FBA Hold Organizational Development Leadership Training for the Youth, Peace, Security Coalition The Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) and UNFPA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth & Sports, held the first Organizational Development Leadership training for the Iraqi Coalition on Youth, Peace, Security (YPS). During the five-day training, experts on the […]

Iraq, UAE exchange Forensic Experience and Knowledge

Stronger forensic services: Iraq and UAE exchange forensic experience and knowledge Forensic evidence has an immense value in aiding criminal investigators, the police, and prosecutors, in bringing criminals to justice and solving crimes. In illicit trafficking and organized crime cases, forensic investigation can play a crucial role in providing and analyzing evidence for the adjudication […]

UK Company to support Mine Action in Iraq

By John Lee. The UK-based Humanitarian Academy for Development (HAD), a business unit of Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), has won two contracts with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Iraq: Lot 1: Residential certified Project Management Course, delivered to Directorate for Mine Action (DMA) in Baghdad. Contract value $21,738; Lot 2: Residential certified […]

Empowering Women in Iraq through Digital Reskilling

Empowering Women in Iraq for the Future of Work through Digital Reskilling A programme empowering women in Iraq for the future of work through digital reskilling is being conducted with the financial support of Japan's Hiroshima prefecture Government. The online training programme will be run for 6 weeks which will include self-paced online courses, webinars, […]

Social Responsibility Skills for Young Entrepreneurs in Erbil

UNFPA launches Social Responsibility Skills for Young Entrepreneurs Project UNFPA and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs with the Ministry of Culture and Youth in the Kurdistan Regional Government launched the Social Responsibility Skills for Young Entrepreneurs project in Erbil. The project was based on the success story of the "Orange Corners Erbil Programme" […]

ILO Strengthens Effective Labour Inspection Procedures in Iraq

ILO strengthens capacity of Iraqi inspectors on effective labour inspection procedures A training workshop for labour and OSH inspectors of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in Baghdad aimed to strengthen the capacity of inspections in promoting labour regulations and procedures in Iraq. The International Labour Organization (ILO) organised a week-long training for thirty-five […]

An Urgent Call for Education Reforms in Iraq

Iraq: An Urgent Call for Education Reforms to Ensure Learning for All Children and Boost Human Capital Learning levels in Iraq are among the lowest in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region and are likely to decline even further because of the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on education service delivery, including […]

UniHouse to run Talented Iraqi Program for Eni

By John Lee. Italian energy company Eni S.p.A has signed an agreement with UniHouse to execute the Talented Iraqi Program. Under the scheme, high-caliber, talented Iraqi students will be placed in the UK to study for Bachelor of Medicine degrees. UniHouse will provide a full range of services, including preparation, exams, orientation, and in-country academic […]