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German Firm Challenges Iraq Arbitration Ruling

By John Lee. Germany's AHG Industry GmbH & Co. KG has applied for an annulment of the recent award made in favour of the Iraqi Government, in relation to a dispute over the alleged takeover of a cement factory in Kirkuk. The World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) had previously dismissed […]

"Makers of Baghdad" Innovation Hub Launched

New Iraqi brand Makers of Baghdad has been launched at Makers' premises in Baghdad. Makers (formerly IoT Maker) is an innovation hub that provides technical qualifications, and job acceleration programs for the youth to create job opportunities in the field of Information technology, and encourage them to develop their startups. The methods used vary from […]

Germany: new EUR10m contribution to Stabilization in Iraq

Germany renews commitment to stabilization with new EUR 10 million contribution The Federal Republic of Germany has renewed its commitment to stabilizing Iraq with an additional EUR 10 million (approximately US$10.5 million) contribution. The critical support will be channeled through UNDP's flagship programme, the Funding Facility for Stabilization. The generous contribution was formalized at a […]

Iraq Cancels Contract with German Company TUV

By John Lee. The Board of Directors of the Iraqi General Company for Exhibitions and Commercial Services, part of the Ministry of Trade, announced on Wednesday (25th January) a decision to terminate their contract with the German company TUV. In a statement, the Ministry said this move is aimed at reducing the burden on Iraqi […]

Germany, UNDP Strengthening Criminal Justice Services in Iraq

Germany supports UNDP in strengthening criminal justice services in Iraq Germany and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a EUR 826,250 donor agreement on strengthening Iraq's criminal justice services and improving their capacities to conduct effective interviews in line with international human rights commitments. The project promotes the application of the new regulations […]

Siemens to provide more Electricity Generation to Iraq

By John Lee. Federal Government welcomes Germany's contribution to the sustainable development of Iraq's energy infrastructure The CEO of Siemens Energy AG, Dr. Christian Bruch, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Iraqi Minister of Electricity, Zayad Ali Alrzij [Ziyad Ali Fadel, Ziad Ali Fadhil Sudani], on the further electrification of Iraq. The agreement was […]

Iraq's Tech Ecosystem "offers Bright Spot"

By Hassan Jivraj for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's tech ecosystem offers bright spot for private sector Despite numerous regional and country-specific challenges, Iraqi start-ups had a good year. Click here to read the full article.

Germany supporting Capacity-Building in Iraq

Germany helps WFP support Iraqis affected by conflict and climate crisis through resilience-building activities The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a generous contribution of EURO 22.5 million (US$23.9) from Germany to support capacity-building activities in coordination with the Iraqi Government, as well as empowering youth through vocational training and assisting vulnerable communities in […]

Germany funds Desalination Project in Muthanna

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Construction has signed a grant agreement to finance the Al-Khader and Al-Daraji water desalination project in Al-Muthanna Governorate Mr. Benkin Rikani signed the agreement with the Director of the German Development Bank KFW, Dr. Anna-Christine Janke, and the grant will be provided by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation […]

Training Program for Iraqi Judges at Nuremberg Academy

Introducing International Expertise towards Prosecuting ISIL's International Crimes: Intensive Training Program for Iraqi Judges at the Nuremberg Academy The International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy), in partnership with the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da'esh/ISIL (UNITAD), organised an advanced training course on international humanitarian law (IHL) and international criminal […]

Mosul's only Pediatric Hospital Reopens

Taking care of the youngest: Mosul's only pediatric hospital, Ibn al-Atheer, and the University's Kindergarten reopen The newly rehabilitated Ibn al-Atheer Hospital was officially inaugurated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Federal Republic of Germany, the Ministry of Health and the Ninewa Governorate. As the only pediatric hospital in Mosul, Ibn al-Atheer will […]