A message from the Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF): Dear Friends, We are so thrilled to announce that Hope Bus 3 is officially open! Over the past few months, our team in Baghdad has been working hard to renovate an ordinary, used bus into a child-friendly classroom for 50 desperately poor orphans and street kids. Our […]
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IoT Kids announces Winners of Coding Championship for Iraqi Schools
On 6th August, IoT Kids held the closing ceremony of The Schools Championship for Coding and Innovation at Zain's headquarter in Baghdad. IoT Kids organized the championship in cooperation with The Iraqi Ministry of Education and the sponsorship of Zain Iraq for telecommunication. The championship aims to encourage parents to invest in their children's creativity […]
Iraqi Kids to get Hope Bus 3!
A message from the Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF): Dear Friends, We did it! Our dream of a third "HOPE BUS" for Iraqi orphans and street kids has finally come true! A bus has been donated and donors like you have provided funds to transform it into a colorful, child-friendly place of learning and belonging. This means a 50% increase in […]
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 […]
Italy supports Out-of-School Children in Iraq
Italy supports UNESCO Iraq to improve access to quality and inclusive education with gender equality for out of school children UNESCO Iraq welcomes a new generous contribution from the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS). During the visit […]
USD1.4m from Canada to support Youth Entrepreneurship in Iraq
UNICEF receives USD $1,4 million from the Government of Canada to support young people's transition to entrepreneurship and employment in Iraq The Government of Canada has contributed USD$1.4 million to UNICEF to support close to 1,500 young people in Iraq to generate educational and economic opportunities for inclusive development and participation for a 2-year period. […]
ICF's "In Their Shoes" 5K is BACK!
Improving the Lives of 5 Million Children in Iraq
UNICEF and Zain Iraq launch partnership to improve the lives of more than 5 million children in Iraq UNICEF and Zain signed a partnership on Tuesday based on their shared values to support the rights of children in Iraq by adopting joint work plans on several child related areas, including education, health and nutrition, social […]
New Actions to Combat Child Labour in Iraq
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, and ILO launch activities to combat child labour in Iraq The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the International Labour Organization (ILO) kicked off a series of activities that support a nation-wide campaign to tackle the worst forms of child labour in the country. The activities are part […]
UNICEF calls for Urgent Action to address Water Scarcity in Iraq
UNICEF calls for urgent action to address water scarcity and its impact on children and young people's lives in Iraq ahead of COP26 Children and young people in Iraq are the most at risk of the impacts of climate change especially water scarcity, threatening their health, education, and protection, and exposing them to deadly diseases. […]
Make a Difference for Iraqi Kids Today!
Dear ICF friends, FIVE DAYS TO GO! Our annual "In Their Shoes" 5K race weekend in Washington DC draws dignitaries, diplomats, veterans and business-people, families, and the media. This year we are going GLOBAL! Run or walk from anywhere in the world, this September 18th. Create a team or set a personal challenge, and help us raise […]
Campaign to Tackle the Child Labour in Iraq
ILO and partners launch nation-wide campaign to tackle the worst forms of child labour in Iraq The International Labour Organization (ILO) in Iraq and partners launched a nation-wide campaign to tackle the worst forms of child labour in the country. The campaign will target 10,000 children, their families and guardians, teachers, employers, and the media […]