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. […]
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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 […]
ILO and UNICEF collaborate to support vulnerable youth in Iraq to develop skills and transition from training to decent employment, with support from the Government of the Netherlands The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Iraq are working together to help young forcibly displaced persons and host community members […]
UNDP Iraq Accelerator Lab and Government of Iraq work to promote Blended Learning within higher education system in Iraq Due to the need for alternative ways of working and learning brought about by effects of the coronavirus pandemic, many schools and universities have adopted blended learning across the globe. Blended learning which is a system […]
By John Lee. Iraq and Iran are to launch a fund to finance joint ventures between the two countries. In his closing remarks to the Iran-Iraq Economic Conference on Wednesday, Iran's Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian said "The proposal to establish a joint venture fund to support the private sector of the two countries was […]
By John Lee. Mashareea Al-Taqa Company for Contracting and General Trading Ltd has won a contract with the United Nations Secretariat for the rehabilitation of a secondary school in Dokory/Rawabi, Sinjar. The contract is valued at $49,682. (Source: UNGM)
Weir Oil and Gas Approved to Deliver OPITO - Accredited Qualifications in Iraq Weir Oil & Gas has successfully achieved accreditation from OPITO, the global skills organization for the energy industry, to provide occupational training qualifications from the Weir Oil & Gas Centre of Manufacturing and Engineering Excellence in Southern Iraq. Weir Oil & Gas […]
By Joe Snell for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Scarred but still standing, Mosul museum reopens at last Ninevah's renowned cultural heritage museum, known for the Islamic State's disastrous attack on its treasures, has finally reopened to the […]
By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Following discussions, the Cabinet agreed to authorise the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to grant licences to new private colleges in Baghdad, Anbar, Basra and Al-Muthanna provinces. (Source: Govt of Iraq)