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

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 […]

Improving Employment Opportunities for people in Basra

UN-Habitat and ILO work together to improve access to employment opportunities for vulnerable women and men living in Basra's underserviced settlements UN-Habitat and the ILO in Iraq are collaborating to increase access to employment opportunities for young women and men living in underserviced settlements in Basra, where the unemployment rate is high and living condition […]

ILO partners to advance Financial Education among Iraqi Youth

The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the ILO partner to advance financial education among youth in Iraq The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) in Iraq have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation in advancing financial education among youth in Iraq. The new partnership […]

Strengthening Social Protection and Labour Rights in Kurdistan

Members of Parliament, Government officials and ILO intensify efforts to strengthen social protection and labour rights in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq With the support of the European Union, officials held a consultation on the draft Labour Law and the draft Social Security Law, followed by a training on social security governance aimed at strengthening […]

UNAMI awards Contract for work at Forward Support Base

By John Lee. The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has awared a contract for "Provision of Skilled and Unskilled Labour for Passenger and Cargo Movements at the UNAMI Forward Support Base (FSB) Air Terminal Baghdad". It was awared to Belad Alrafadain Alhadetha Co. for General Trading Services, Catering and Cleaning Services Ltd. The […]

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)