(Source: Iraqi Children Foundation- ICF)
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From Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra). Re-published with permission by Iraq Business News. Regular readers [of Iraq Solidarity News] will be familiar with the story of The Wolf of Baghdad by Carol Isaacs. Through Carol's graphic memoir, The Wolf of Baghdad has introduced new people to a 20th century experience by Iraq's Jewish community, which is […]
UNESCO Iraq trains female police officers to respond to the dangers and threats facing Iraqi women journalists Within the multi-donor program MDP grant, UNESCO Iraq Office, CI, organized a three-day training course targeting 18 police officers from the Crimes Against Journalists Investigation Unit. This session comes as part of UNESCO's efforts to strengthen the national […]
By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Education has launched Madrasty, a new educational TV channel. The channel will be broadcast via satellite from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. There will also be a facility for students to contact their teachers by phone. The Head of Iraq Educational TV, Ahmed Adil, said the new […]
AICS and UNOPS Partner to Rehabilitate the Basic Services for Returnees in Sinjar, Iraq The Italian Cooperation and UNOPS launched a new project to support the Government of Iraq in rehabilitating basic services to returnees in Sinjar. The project will support the Government of Iraq in rehabilitating the basic water services for returnees in Sinjar […]
On Wednesday, the Iraqi Minister of Planning H.E. Dr. Khalid Batal Najim Abdullah, and the Humanitarian Coordinator Ms. Irena Vojáčková-Sollorano, released the 2021 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) to assist 1.5 million vulnerable people in Iraq. H.E. Dr. Abdullah said: "The HRP will complement the Government of Iraq's own initiatives to help the people of Iraq […]
The Government of Japan and UNESCO sign agreement to support the Ministry of Education's TV channel The agreement to commence the project "Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on Education through distance learning in Iraq" (about 600,000 USD) was exchanged between Mr. Nakagawa Shu (pictured), Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in Iraq, and UNESCO […]
By John Lee. Grant Felgenhauer (pictured), Managing Partner at Euphrates Advisors, has been appointed to succeed Mohammed Khudairi as Chairman of the Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF). On taking up his new role, Felgenhauer reiterated ICF's mission to intervene with compassion and hope in the lives of children who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect, and exploitation. […]
By John Lee. A detailed article by Alice Fordham, for NPR, details the emerging trend of Iraqis visiting the many ancient heritage sites of their homeland. Helping them engage with their rich culture is local startup Bil Weekend, founded by Ali Al-Makhzomy. Click here to read the full story.
By John Lee. Applications are now open for the Orange Corners Baghdad incubation program. If you have an innovative e-commerce idea or solution, this program will advance you in the entrepreneurial world in just six months. Orange Corners Baghdad supports Iraqi youth in bringing their entrepreneurial ideas to life. Through a six-month incubation programme, it […]
Iraq's Ministry of Interior and UNDP launch E-Learning Platform for Iraqi Local Police The Iraqi Ministry of Interior and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq have launched an E-Learning Platform for the Iraqi local police to improve opportunities for training, career development, and specialised education. The Platform offers easy access and enrolment to […]
By John Lee. Re:Coded, the non-profit organization providing free coding bootcamps and digital skills training, has announced that is it is re-launching Re:Coded House in Erbil with a new name and management. It has teamed up with the global tech non-profit Field Ready, who will take over the daily operations and re-name the facility Erbil […]