Tag Archives | Employment

Kurdistan's Unemployed Youth Blame Govt

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistan's unemployed youth blame the government Jobless youth in the Kurdistan Region blame the government for their situation as unemployment and poverty have increased under an economic crisis and the coronavirus pandemic. Click here […]

Asiacell, UNDP support Youth Employment and Entrepreneurs

Asiacell and UNDP Iraq join efforts to support youth employment and entrepreneurs Following its commitment to boosting youth employment and strengthening Iraq's Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Asiacell today signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. The MoU commits the leading telecommunications company and the […]

COVID-19 hits Iraqi Labour Market, Enterprises

COVID-19 Dealt Heavy Blows to Iraqi Labour Market, Enterprises in 2020: IOM, FAO, ITC Study In early April, Iraq surpassed 900,000 COVID-19 cases. Necessary efforts to contain the spread of the virus throughout 2020 led to a reduction in economic activity; compounded by pre-existing economic challenges, drops in oil prices and the public health COVID-19 […]

Iraqi PM's Job Development Office: Best Chance to Reduce Unemployment

By Dr. Layth Mahdi. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Prime Minister's Job Development Office: Best Chance for Reducing Unemployment and Poverty Iraq economy has suffered for the past 18 years due to continued violence, economic mismanagement, flawed policies and the absence […]

Why so few Women Work in Iraq

By Miriam Muller and Matthew Wai-Poi, for World Bank Blogs. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. What gets in their way? A closer look into why so few women work in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon Less than 15 percent of women participate in […]

Iraqi Govt launches Online Jobs Portal

Iraqi government launches online portal to help job seekers find employment in public and private sectors The Iraqi government in partnership with Iraq's Federal Public Service Council announced the launch of "tawtheef" portal to support graduates and qualified job-seekers to find employment in the public and private sectors. The portal is part of a wider […]

Japan, UNESCO agreement on Job Creation for Youth in Mosul

The Japanese Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Hashimoto Naofumi (pictured), and Representative of UNESCO to Iraq, Mr. Paolo Fontani, on Tuesday 3rd of March 2020 signed an agreement in Baghdad in support of the project to support job creation for youth in Mosul. The project aims to foster sustainable job creation for youth supporting the return […]

Govt Promises More Jobs and Houses

Summary of government measures to boost employment, address housing shortage and support low-income groups Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi on Sunday chaired a meeting of the High Committee for the Distribution of Land. The Committee reviewed preparations for the distribution of plots of land to low-income groups in Iraqi provinces, and the allocation of more […]

Another UK-based Recruiter Expands into Iraq

By John Lee. UK-based recruiter Samuel Knight International has reportedly announced plans to open a new office in Baghdad. According to Business Leader, the company focuses on the rail and energy sectors, and recently received investment from Gresham House Ventures. In recent days, another British recruitment agency, SSK Recruitment, was reported to be looking to […]

SSK Recruitment to open Office in Erbil

By John Lee. UK-based recruitment agency SSK Recruitment is reported to be looking to open an office in Erbil. Bdaily quotes Managing director Adam Smith as saying: “With all the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, we decided to focus on building relationships in the Middle East. "The margins are significantly higher in the Middle East than here […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Statistical Analysis of Baseline Data from Schools, UNV Online Volunteering service Country Safety and Security Manager, Mercy Corps Program Officer, IREX International Analyst, The World Bank Senior Field Assistant, UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Information Analyst Political Affairs, UNAMI - United […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Technical Finance Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Country Director, Mercy Corps Operations Director, Mercy Corps Research & Reporting Assistant, IOM - International Organization for Migration Senior Public Information Assistant, IOM - International Organization for Migration Migration Information and Analysis Officer, IOM - […]