Archive | Employment

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

Building a Social Security System that Protects Workers

Iraq invests in building a social security system that protects workers The Council of Representatives in Federal Iraq voted on Wednesday (May 17) to adopt the new Social Security Law for Private Sector Workers, which introduces far-reaching reforms to the social security system for private-sector workers. The new law, which will replace Law No. 39 […]

Iraq has Potential to be Talent Supply Hub

By John Lee. A recent report has found that Iraq has potential to evolve into a talent supply hub for basic offshore jobs, mainly driven by its cost competitive labor force, operational Special Economic Zones, and low corporate tax rates. However, critical challenges, including political risks and lagging telecom and physical infrastructures, may threaten the […]

UNDP partners with Private Sector companies in Karbala

UNDP partners with private sector companies in Karbala to boost youth employment The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has signed a Statement of Intent with eight private sector companies in Karbala during the second phase of a Job Matching Project aimed at curbing youth unemployment in the governorate. The Job Matching Project is designed to […]

Labour Recruiters "Exploiting Nigerian Women in Iraq"

From Vanguard Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Labour recruiters exploiting Nigerian Women in Iraq Prof Fatima Waziri-Azi (pictured), the Director-General of Nigeria's National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has said that Nigerian women working in Iraq […]

Iraqi Youth find Work in Creative Ways

By Meethak Al-Khatib and Adam Lucente for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. With few job openings, Iraqi youth find work in creative ways As Iraq's economy struggles, Al-Monitor spoke to young Iraqis who are making money via video […]

Italy and ILO support Private Sector in Southern Iraq

Italy and the ILO support private sector development in Southern Iraq's green economy A new agreement between Italy and the International Labour Organization (ILO) will enhance support to private sector development and decent job creation in Southern Iraq, with a focus on promoting sustainable green businesses. Under the agreement, hundreds of young women and men […]

Extension of Social Security to Iraq's Farm Workers

Multi-stakeholder meeting focuses on the extension of social security to Iraq's farm workers Farm owners, representatives of the farmers' association union, government officials, local Civil Society Organizations, academics and others joined a debate on the extension of social security in Iraq's agricultural sector, organised by the ILO with the support of the European Union. With […]

UNESCO and Japan supporting Training in Mosul

UNESCO and Government of Japan sign agreement to support Technical Vocational Education and Training, and Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education for youth in Mosul, Ninewa UNESCO and Government of Japan signed an agreement in support of the project "Enhancing youth Employability and Resilience for Peace in Ninewa". Futoshi Matsumoto, Japan's Ambassador to Iraq and […]

Iraqi Youth Graduate from UNDP's Job Matching Project

Iraqi youth graduate from UNDP's job matching project The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) celebrates the graduation of the first wave of Iraqi youth from a Job Matching Project implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, local government in Karbala Governorate, and several private sector companies. A total of 150 unemployed Iraqis […]