Tag Archives | European Union (EU)

Iraq Trade Forum connecting Small Businesses

First Iraq National Trade Forum connects small businesses to growth opportunities As the country works to recover from an economic crisis, Iraq's agriculture and agri-food sectors have the potential to contribute to much-needed economic growth and diversification, job creation and enhanced sustainability and resilience - under the right conditions. This was the message from public […]

New Judicial Code of Conduct launched in Iraq

Strengthening judicial integrity in Iraq: New Judicial Code of Conduct launched today The Higher Judicial Council (HJC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the European Union Delegation in Iraq has today launched a Code of Conduct for judges and prosecutors across Iraq. Recently adopted by the Higher Judicial Council, the Code […]

Mosul's Al Yarmouk Park is Opened

Iraqi Government Officials and UN-Habitat Iraq celebrate the opening of a totally renovated Al Yarmouk Park in Mosul funded by the European Union In occasion of World Cities Day falling on 31st October, Mr Abdul Sattar, Head of Mosul Municipality, along with Mr. Hassan Al Allaf, Ninewa Deputy Governor, Mr. Ali Omar Gabo, Ninewa Deputy […]

EU Renews Support to UNITAD's Digitization of Evidence

The European Union renews its Support to UNITAD's Digitization of Evidence of ISIL crimes in Iraq The European Union (EU) extended its long-term commitment to justice and accountability with renewed support to the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da'esh/ISIL (UNITAD). With this extension, the EU committed an additional €3.8 […]

Building Iraq's Social Protection Floor

Building Iraq's Social Protection Floor: Joint UN paper proposes recommendations to strengthen the adequacy, coverage and equity of the social protection system in Iraq A new working paper has been developed by the United Nations in Iraq, which proposes a set of key recommendations that would contribute to strengthening the adequacy, coverage and equity of […]

Iraq to Strengthen Telecom Link to Europe

By John Lee. Telecom Egypt and Orange Jordan have reportedly announced an agreement to connect Iraq's telecommunications system to Europe through Jordan and Egypt. According to Zawya, the new system will be known as the "Cairo Amman Baghdad System (CAB System)." It is planned to be operational in the current quarter. (Source: Zawya)

Possible removal of Iraqi Airways from EU Banned List

By John Lee. The European Union is preparing to allow Iraqi Airways planes to operate again within the EU. On Wednesday, the Ambassador of the European Union to Iraq, Ville Varjola, told the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi, of his quest to resolve this issue with the relevant authorities. The airline […]

New Training Program for Iraqi Business Journalists

Training Program for Iraqi Business Journalists Reporting on their Country's Economy Business Journalists 4Change, a program to help Iraqi business journalists to report on economic reform initiatives in their country, calls for applicants who wish to report on solutions to economic problems. The application deadline is August 21st, with interviews to be held between August […]

Training on Climate-Smart Livestock Practices in Southern Iraq

Through EU support, FAO Iraq concluded a training on climate-smart livestock practices in the south The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq through the European Union funded project and, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), concluded a two-day training for 20 extension workers from Basra, Missan and Dhi […]

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 […]