Tag Archives | Employment

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 […]

"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 […]

UNDP helps Boost Employment Opportunities in Iraq

Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and UNDP partner to boost employment opportunities in Iraq A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The partnership will focus on promoting sustainable economic growth and boosting employment opportunities in Iraq. […]

Lebanese Flee Crisis seeking Jobs in Iraq

By Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. From Beirut to Baghdad: Lebanese flee crisis seeking jobs in Iraq Iraq, once synonymous with conflict and chaos, is becoming a land of opportunity for Lebanese job-seekers fleeing a deep economic crisis […]

KRG PM Barzani attends Industrial Forum in Erbil

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Sunday attended and supervised the Industrial Forum for Developing Market and Job Opportunities in Erbil. In his remarks to the Forum, Prime Minister Barzani noted that development in the Kurdistan Region was to the benefit of all of Iraq, and asked Iraqi politicians not to create obstacles to the […]

Influx of Foreign Workers stokes Discontent in Iraq

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Influx of foreign workers stokes discontent in Iraq Hundreds of thousands of foreign laborers, mostly from South Asian countries, have migrated to Iraq over the past decade to work in a variety of […]

Germany gives another $22m to Boost Employment in Iraq

Germany Increases Support to Boost Employment Opportunities in Iraq with New EUR 18m Contribution Germany and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have today signed a EUR 18.29 million agreement (US$ 21.78 million) to boost employment and economic opportunities for vulnerable communities in Iraq. The generous contribution is the second provided to the Building Resilience […]

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 […]