Tag Archives | European Union (EU)

FAO, EU partner with Dairy Producers in Ninewa

FAO and the European Union: a real partnership with diary producers and empowering rural women The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture-Ninewa Agriculture Directorate, and through the European Union (EU) funded project "support to agricultural livelihoods of rural and peri-urban returnees and communities in Nineveh […]

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 […]

ITC launches Partnerships with Agri-Food firms in Iraq

ITC launches partnerships with major agri-food companies in Iraq New partnerships to connect Iraqi agri-food companies with local producers have now been launched in the country with support from the European Union. The Strengthening the Agriculture and Agri-food Value Chain and Improving Trade Policy (SAAVI) project signed partnership agreements with major enterprises in the agri-business […]

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 […]

Iraq launches National Strategy on Early Childhood Development.

Iraq launches, with the support of UNICEF, the National Strategy on Early Childhood Development. The Government of Iraq, in collaboration with UNICEF, has launched the National Strategy on Early Childhood Development (ECD). The Strategy represents a comprehensive and coherent approach to ECD and acknowledges different stages in child development up to age 8 years. It […]

Coordinating Ag and Tech Vocational Education in Iraq

Coordinating agriculture and technical vocational education and training in Iraq A needs assessment workshop for establishing a National Agriculture Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Committee has been held in Baghdad. This committee would be instrumental in harmonising various activities being undertaken by key partners to reform agriculture-related TVET in Iraq. Representatives from the Prime […]

Russian: 'No objections' to Kurdistan exporting Gas to Europe

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Russian ambassador to Iraq: 'No objections' to Kurdistan Region exporting gas to Europe Elbrus Kutrashev (pictured) spoke to the Kurdish news outlet Rudaw about plans to export natural gas […]

EU extends Iraq Mission on Security Reform until 2024

Iraq: Council extends advisory mission on security sector reform until 2024 The European Council has adopted a decision extending the EU advisory mission in support of security sector reform in Iraq (EUAM Iraq) until 30 April 2024. The mandate, which was due to expire on 30 April 2022, was prolonged by EU member states following […]

New Partnerships to enhance Iraqi Agri-Business

The International Trade Centre's Strengthening the Agriculture and Agri-food Value Chain and Improving Trade Policy (SAAVI) project has signed a partnership agreement with Zuhoor al Watan in Baghdad. SAAVI will collaborate with Zuhoor al Watan, one of the largest agricultural and poultry production companies in Iraq, to connect smallholder producers, strengthen their capacity, and create […]

New Programme to Reform Social Protection in Kurdistan

With support from the European Union, UNICEF, WFP, and ILO partner with the Kurdistan Regional Government to reform social protection The Ministry of Planning and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), and the International Labour […]

Basra Business Incubator

Among the fruits of the partnership between The Association of Municipalities and Towns of Slovenia and Basra governorate, is the Basra Business Incubator. The Basra Business Incubator was opened last December to help young people kick-start their projects and their future careers. The incubator -the first of its kind in the region- will serve as a […]