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Denmark contributes up to $7.5m to Iraqi Security

Denmark contributes up to $7.5m to Iraq's transition to stability, security and recovery Denmark has reconfirmed its commitment to strengthening Security Sector Reform in Iraq by in 2022 providing approximately $US 1.6 million to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. In total, Denmark plans to contribute up to $US 7.5 million until 2025. […]

Denmark supporting UNDP's Social Cohesion programme in Iraq

New contribution from Denmark supports UNDP's integrated approach to social cohesion in Iraq The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes a US$3.4 million (DKK 24 000 000) contribution from the Government of Denmark to support the implementation of the Iraq Social Cohesion Programme. UNDP Iraq's Social Cohesion Programme strengthens institutional frameworks to build […]

Italy assumes command of NATO Mission in Iraq

Major General Giovanni Iannucci (pictured) from Italy has assumed command of NATO Mission Iraq, following a change of command ceremony held in Baghdad. He succeeds Lieutenant General Michael Lollesgaard from Denmark, who had assumed his command on 6 May 2021. On the occasion of the change of command, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg offered the […]

UN Meets Donors to Discuss Development Strategy for Iraq

A high-level meeting between the United Nations and international donors took place in Baghdad to discuss the United Nations' updated development strategy for Iraq. The meeting focused on the 2020-2024 United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), which was signed by the Government of Iraq in September. The UN was represented by the Deputy Special […]

Police Officers successfully Complete e-Learning Courses

First Iraqi police officers successfully complete UNDP's e-learning courses "This is the most valuable and scientific learning and training course I have ever had in my career as a police officer, in policing in general, and homicide investigating and e-learning in particular, thanks to a dedicated team of UNDP professionals and efficient trainers, for explaining […]

Denmark Donates another $8m to Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes an additional DKK 50.3 million (US$8 million) contribution from the Government of Denmark to its flagship Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS). The funding will support the safe return of people in areas liberated from ISIL in Iraq by rehabilitating critical infrastructure, creating livelihoods and building social […]

UNDP supports Iraqi Govt to Strengthen Internal Security

The Iraqi Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq delivered a strategic planning training course to senior officers and specialists to strengthen MoI institutional capacities to implement its multiyear strategic plan (2019 -2023). The Strategic Plan is aimed at strengthening internal security, maintain public order, develop law enforcement and anti-corruption […]

Iraq Falls in Prosperity Index

By John Lee. Iraq has fallen one place in this year's Legatum Institute Prosperity Index, ranking in 137th place out of the 167 countries measured. The Index consists of 12 pillars of prosperity, built upon 66 actionable policy areas (elements), and is underpinned by 294 indicators. Denmark, Norway and Switzerland took the top three positions. […]

Denmark will Open Embassy in Baghdad

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Denmark will open embassy to Iraq in Baghdad this year Denmark will open an embassy in Baghdad this fall. The move comes as the NATO member prepares to assume command of […]

Denmark helps Combat COVID-19 Pandemic in Iraq

The Government of Denmark has committed DKK 6,000,000 (approximately US$870,000) to support the Government of Iraq's response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. The funds have been pledged under UNDP Iraq's overall COVID-19 response package which is administered under the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) […]

Denmark gives another $4.4m for Explosive Hazard Management

Denmark Grants Additional USD 4.4 Million for Explosive Hazard Management in Retaken Areas of Iraq The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of DKK 29.5 million (over USD 4.4 million) from the Government of Denmark to further enable stabilization and humanitarian efforts through explosive hazard management in retaken areas […]

Denmark Enhances Investigative and Forensic Capacity in Iraq

Denmark and UNITAD Sign Agreement to Enhance Investigative and Forensic Capacity in Iraq The United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to implement a project aimed at strengthening the capacity of Iraqi courts, judicial system […]