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Iraq Business News brings you the latest employment news from Iraq, highlighting the ever increasing number of available employment opportunities.

Iraq Labour Survey: Key Stats and Download

Earlier this week, Iraq's Ministry of Planning, the Central Statistical Organization (CSO), together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) launched a national Labour Force Survey, the first of its kind to be conducted in Iraq in the last decade. They have now provided a link to the report, which can be downloaded here. Some key […]

Iraq's First national Labour Force Survey in a decade

Iraq's Ministry of Planning, the Central Statistical Organization (CSO), together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) have launched a national Labour Force Survey, the first of its kind to be conducted in Iraq in the last decade. The survey presents estimates at the national, governorate, urban and rural levels and covers a broad array of […]

World Day against Child Labour: Protecting Children in Iraq

On this World Day against Child Labour, ILO and UNICEF call for joint work among all stakeholders to create a protective and inclusive environment for children in Iraq On this World Day Against Child Labour, with the slogan "Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour", ILO and UNICEF are calling on stakeholders to work together […]

EU, German support for Growth and Jobs in Iraq

European and German support for economic growth and jobs in Iraq Governmental bodies of Federal Iraq and the Kurdish Region, including the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Offices and Ministries of Planning, discussed progress made in implementing economic reforms and creating sustainable job opportunities for Iraqis. They met  as members of the steering committee […]

"Positive Hiring Outlook in Iraq" - New Employment Report

Positive Hiring Outlook in Iraq: MSelect releases extensive and upbeat Iraq employment outlook report for H1 2022 Iraq's first major employment outlook report has just been published by MSelect, a leading Iraqi staffing agency and member of IBBC. In a wide-ranging survey across multiple sectors, regions and company sizes, there is overwhelmingly bullish news on […]

Protesters disrupt Gharraf Oil Field

By John Lee. Demonstrators have reportedly caused disruption at oil facilities in Dhi Qar on Wednesday. According to Anadolu Agency, dozens of university graduates gathered at the Al-Gharraf oilfield to demand employment. A local resident is quoted as saying that applications for jobs at the field had received no reply. (Source: Anadolu Agency)

UNDP helps Boost Employment Opportunities in Iraq

Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and UNDP partner to boost employment opportunities in Iraq A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The partnership will focus on promoting sustainable economic growth and boosting employment opportunities in Iraq. […]

Lebanese Flee Crisis seeking Jobs in Iraq

By Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. From Beirut to Baghdad: Lebanese flee crisis seeking jobs in Iraq Iraq, once synonymous with conflict and chaos, is becoming a land of opportunity for Lebanese job-seekers fleeing a deep economic crisis […]

KRG PM Barzani attends Industrial Forum in Erbil

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Sunday attended and supervised the Industrial Forum for Developing Market and Job Opportunities in Erbil. In his remarks to the Forum, Prime Minister Barzani noted that development in the Kurdistan Region was to the benefit of all of Iraq, and asked Iraqi politicians not to create obstacles to the […]

Germany gives another $22m to Boost Employment in Iraq

Germany Increases Support to Boost Employment Opportunities in Iraq with New EUR 18m Contribution Germany and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have today signed a EUR 18.29 million agreement (US$ 21.78 million) to boost employment and economic opportunities for vulnerable communities in Iraq. The generous contribution is the second provided to the Building Resilience […]

Drivers of Informality in Iraq's Labour Market

New Report Identifies Drivers of Informality in Iraq's Labour Market A new diagnostic report examining the drivers of informality in Iraq's labour market highlights the multiple and wide-ranging factors contributing to informality and the burdens imposed on the formalisation of enterprises and workers in the country. Iraq's private sector, which accounts to roughly 40 per […]

Workshop to Facilitate Job Creation in Iraq

Workshop: National Employment Policy to facilitate job creation and decent work in Iraq A committee, composed of government officials, social partners and other relevant stakeholders met in Amman to discuss the development of a comprehensive national employment policy for Iraq that will facilitate job creation, decent work and social protection for all workers in the […]