Archive | Iraq Education and Training News

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

$5m Training Centre Proposed for Basra

A delegation from Al-Rahmani Group visited Basra Investment Commission (BIC) and presented a plan to construct a technical training centre in a cost of $5 million [6 billion Iraqi dinars]. The executive chairman of the group, Eng. Raid Al-Rahmani, said, "our plan includes the construction of a training centre to develop the local working staff […]

University Research Co. (URC) Wins $75m Iraq Contract

University Research Co., LLC (URC) has been awarded a $74,855,589, four-year contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide support to the Iraqi Ministry of Health (MoH) to support the Ministry’s strategic plan to achieve better quality primary health care. URC will manage this project together with Management Systems Internationaland Sallyport, in […]

IAU Progress Report for 2010

The United Nations Inter-Agency Information and Analysis Unit (IAU) has issued a progress report on its operations for 2010. The unit is an integral part of the Office of the Resident Coordinator/ Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq. It was established in 2008 to provide support in evidence-based programming and advocacy in line with the needs and […]

UK Minister Clarifies Iraq Aid Commitment

British Minister of State Alan Duncan visited Iraq last week. He met with Government of Iraq and international partners to discuss the future of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) Iraq programme, how oil and gas revenues could help to provide basic services to the Iraqi people and what the Iraqi government could do […]

$24m Programme to Improve Primary Education in Iraq

The European Union is contributing 17 million euro [$24 million] to improve access to quality basic education in Iraq.  The EU is partnering with UNICEF and the Government of Iraq to develop new education policies, build the capacity of the government, and mobilize communities to increase enrolment of girls and boys in schools and help […]

Fulbright Program Accepts 85 Iraqi Students

The spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Iraq said on Sunday that the number of Iraqi participants in the Fulbright program increased to 85 students in 2011. Aaron Snape told AKnews that more than 600 Iraqi students and scientists had participated in the Fulbright program since 1951, including 302 students and scholars since the program […]


UN Signs 2011-14 Programme Action Plans with Iraqi Govt

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have signed their Country Programme Action Plans for their respective 2011-2014 Programmes of Cooperation with the Government of Iraq. The signings endorse the key results the agencies will deliver over the next four years in support of the […]


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Detailed New Briefing Paper on Iraq

The United Nations has prepared a comprehensive Briefing Book on Iraq, and presented it to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The book is comprised of two parts: The first part addresses key policy issues, including: macroeconomic challenges, development planning and prioritization, governance and public sector reform, anti-corruption, private sector development, social protection and the challenges of […]