Archive | Iraq Education and Training News

Iraq Business News brings you the latest news on developments & opportunities in education and training in Iraq.

Iraqi Govt authorises 4 Private Colleges

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)

Germany supporting Vulnerable Children in Iraq

UNICEF receives 26 million from Germany to support national systems and ensure vulnerable children in Iraq receive quality basic and social protection services in Iraq The German Government, through its Development Bank, the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), has contributed 26 million Euros to UNICEF in order to help the agency in its ongoing efforts to […]

BISI and Friends of Basrah Museum to Merge

By John Lee. The British Institute for the Study of Iraq (BISI) and the Friends of Basrah Museum (FOBM) have announced that they are to merge. This follows the successful culmination of a decade-long project, championed by FOBM, to open a new museum in Basra to celebrate and conserve the heritage of southern Iraq. Under […]

Calls for Expression of Interest: Training on GBV Reporting

Calls for expression of interest: training on GBV reporting during health crises The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq will conduct in collaboration with UNFPA Syria Hub a training session for Arab-speaking journalists in Iraq on GBV reporting during health crises: COVID-19. This training aims to provide participants with advanced skills in covering gender-based […]

Why you should come to IBBC Conference: Opportunity in Adversity

Why you should come to the IBBC Conference in Dubai, entitled 'Opportunity in Adversity' On 19th November the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is holding its Autumn conference in person at the Address hotel Dubai Marina. Some would say it's a brave decision, considering COVID, but others are keen to take up the challenge and […]

US gives $4m to American University of Kurdistan

US Consul General Robert Waller visited the American University of Kurdistan (AUK) and met with its president, Dr. Randall Rhodes. They announced the "Support to American-Style Higher Education in Iraq" program, with a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of State. AUK is now partnered with six U.S. universities. This grant will support accreditation […]

Time to focus on Girls in Iraq

Their voice, our equal future, time to focus on girls in Iraq 11th October marked the International Day of the Girl Child, a day dedicated to girls' empowerment, fulfilment of girls' rights and solving challenges that they face. This year, the global theme is "My Voice, Our Equal Future," a reminder to listen to girls […]

Video: IBBC Alumni Conference

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) hosted a virtual conference chaired by Prof. Mohammed Al-Uzri to inaugurate its newly launched network of Iraqi Alumni of UK universities. The conference was opened by Baroness Nicholson. The guest speaker, Dr. Hamid Ahmed, Deputy Minister of Iraq's Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, confirmed the ministry's strong […]