Tag Archives | International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Japan gives more Development Support to Iraq

The Government of Japan is supporting the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Iraq's continued efforts to leverage the security-development nexus in Iraq, providing IOM with a further USD 3.63 million in funding for 2020-21. Iraq is grappling with the cumulative effects of past conflicts on its development, which has left the country vulnerable to […]

Debris-Recycling to bolster return of Displaced in Iraq

Debris-recycling initiative seeks to bolster return of displaced in Iraq, amidst growing risks of COVID-19 outbreak With support from the Government of Japan, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is joining forces with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to launch an innovative debris-recycling project that will help displaced persons in Kirkuk Governorate, northern Iraq, return […]

Survey: Perceptions of Security and Police in Iraq

Perceptions of security and police in Iraq - Baseline Survey Findings This report by IOM Iraq and Yale Law School Center for Global Legal Challenges aims to shed light on the inter-related security and governance factors at play in three diverse communities in Iraq - Jubeil (Anbar), Hamdaniya (Ninewa) and Baradiyah (Basra) - as a […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Erbil/Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) USAID Iraq Performance Management and Evaluation Services Activity, Social Impact, Inc. Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, IOM - International Organization for Migration Programme Specialist (Education), United Nations Educational, Scientific and […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, USAID/Iraq Performance Management and Evaluation Services (PMES) Activity, Dexis Consulting Group (Dexis) Livelihood Food Security Project Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Security Risk Management Advisor, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Programme Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Quality, Training and Capacity Building Manager, International Rescue Committee (IRC) CCI MEAL Manager, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Programme Coordinator (MHPSS), International Organization for Migration (IOM) Reporting Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Child Protection and Education Coordinator, Terre des hommes (Tdh) WASH […]

IOM reviews Human Trafficking in Iraq

The protection of victims of trafficking in Iraq: Review of the applicable legal regime and assessment of related practices in the field IOM recently completed the implementation of a 24-month project entitled “Supporting availability and access to specialized services for victims of trafficking and individuals at risk through the provision of basic assistance and technical […]

First Nationwide Migration Profile

Iraq, compared to neighbouring countries in the Middle East like Jordan and Lebanon, hosts the lowest number of immigrants relevant to the population. However, the country’s foreign population increased 338 per cent between 1990 and 2017, due largely to the influx of refugees from Syria. Migration in northern Iraq is largely driven by conflict, while […]

New Report from IOM: Made in Iraq

By John Lee. Among many other priorities in the recovery of post-conflict Iraq, access to employment for the population in conflict-affected regions remains paramount. The ability of the population to earn a living wage impacts the recovery process and has a direct bearing on future stability. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) created the Enterprise […]

After ISIL, Agricultural Production Struggles to Recover

After ISIL, Agricultural Production Struggles to Recover in Parts of Iraq The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) occupied large swathes of Iraqi territory between 2014 and 2017. The consequences of this occupation are still being felt in many rural areas where agricultural production was used as both a source of political propaganda […]

Report on Technology and Innovation in Iraq

The International Organization for Migration (IOM)'s Enterprise Development Fund-Innovation (EDF-i) grants will target the tech sector and allow for new and startup tech companies to receive training, mentorship, and capital for innovative ideas. In order to assess the current landscape of the tech sector, a market assessment specifically of tech sector businesses and needs was […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Information Systems Officer, UNS-SPM UNITAD - United Nations Investigative Team for Accountability of Daesh/ISIL Investigator (Terrorist Financing), UNS-SPM UNITAD - United Nations Investigative Team for Accountability of Daesh/ISIL Financial Intelligence Analyst, UNS-SPM UNITAD - United Nations Investigative Team for Accountability of Daesh/ISIL Investigator, […]