Tag Archives | Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS)

Poland Contributes to UNDP's Iraq Fund

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes an additional PLN 1 million (approximately US$ 244,000) contribution from the Government of Poland to its flagship Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS). This critical support will focus on stabilizing the five governorates liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to facilitate the […]

Finland gives additional $1.7m for Stabilization in Iraq

Finland Renews Commitment to Stabilization With New Contribution The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes an additional EUR 1.5 million (US$ 1.7 million) contribution from the Government of Finland to its flagship programme the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS). The critical support will bolster ongoing efforts to stabilize the five governorates liberated from […]

Korea gives Additional $3m to Stabilization in Iraq

The Republic of Korea has contributed an additional US$ 3 million to UNDP's flagship programme the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which has been implementing critical  initiatives to stabilize areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This is Korea's seventh contribution to the FFS since 2015, bringing its total contribution […]

Young Iraqis Receive Grants to Kickstart their Businesses

Twenty innovative business ideas driven by young people from Kirkuk and Mosul have received a grant of US$ 5,000 each. This will help kick-start their business ideas and boost the local start-up system. The startups include unique solutions to smart home systems, women's health and wellbeing, taxi services for women and environmentally friendly architecture. It is a part of the 'Youth Innovation and Creativity Award' project implemented by the Kurdistan Organization for Human Rights Watch (KOHRW) and the United […]

Improved Basic Services in Western Anbar

Western Anbar communities see improved basic services with the completion of USAID-funded projects The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are pleased to announce the reopening of five facilities in western Anbar to provide essential services to more than 210,000 residents. UNDP rehabilitated these facilities with funding from […]

UNDP Restores Essential Services in Western Anbar

Six new facilities providing basic services to 230,000 residents in western Anbar have officially opened thanks to a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq, the Governorate of Anbar, and the international community. The facilities, completed under UNDP's Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), were inaugurated as part of a UNDP Iraq visit to Heet, Haditha, Anah, Rawa, Qaim and […]

Reconstructing Iraq: Open Conversation between Engineers

Five years since the liberation from ISIL, UNDP continues to work with the Government of Iraq to stabilize and rebuild critical infrastructure and services lost during the conflict. Implemented through the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), over 95 percent of the work is contracted through the local private sector, which reduces costs, bolsters local economies […]

Italy Increases Iraq Funding by $2.4m

Italy renews its commitment to Iraq's stabilization with a new US$2.4 million contribution The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, represented by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), is supporting the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with an additional EUR 2 million (US$2.4 million) to assist communities affected by the Islamic […]

Norway Increases Iraq Funding by $8.3m

Norway reaffirms its partnership with US$8.3 million contribution for stabilization in Iraq The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes a NOK 70 million (US$8.3 million) contribution from the Government of Norway to its flagship Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS). This critical support will focus on stabilizing the five governorates liberated from the Islamic […]

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 […]

REFAATO, UNDP providing Safe Water to Iraqis

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq has signed an agreement with Government of Iraq's Reconstruction Fund for Areas Affected by Terroristic Operations (REFAATO) to provide residents in Ishaqi, Salah-Al Din with access to safe reliable drinking water. Approximately $1.25 million, generously provided to REFAATO by the Islamic Development Bank, will be used to […]

Belgium enhances Support for Stabilization in Iraq

The Government of Belgium has invested an additional EUR 2 million in the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS). The contribution will support stabilization efforts implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) across Iraq's five governorates in Anbar, Diyala, Kirkuk, Ninewa and Salah Al-Din. Since 2016, Belgium has contributed EUR 12.12 million to the Facility, which was recently […]