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21 New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Shelter Cluster Technical Coordinator and National Co-Chair, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Head of Support, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Senior Coordination Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) International Consultant - Simplification of Work Systems and Procedures, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Political Affairs Officer, […]

16 New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Protection Officer, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Protection Assistant, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Camp Manager, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) DMU Coordinator (Data Management Unit), International Organization for Migration (IOM) Reporting and Communication officer, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) M&E Coordinator, […]

Civilian Policing Working Group meets Ministry of Interior

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is assisting the Government of Iraq (GoI) in its efforts on Security Sector Reform (SSR) through a well-established partnership with the Office of the National Security Advisor (ONSA). On 29 August, UNDP and ONSA co-chaired the first meeting between the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and international partners within the […]

IOM Prepares for Expected Mosul Displacement

Over 90,000 Iraqis have been displaced in the Mosul Corridor as military operations continue in preparedness for the liberation of Mosul. This includes over 82,600 IDPs who have been displaced from Salah al-Din (Baiji and Al Shirqat districts) and Ninewa (Al Qayara district) since 16 June, as recorded by IOM Iraq Displacement Tracking Matrix, Emergency […]

New Jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Education Program Manager, Save the children Final Evaluation Consultant, Save the children Research Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Programme Manager, International Organization for Migration (IOM) (Source: UN) (Recruitment image via Shutterstock)

UN Allocates $15m to support Fallujah IDPs

UN emergency fund allocates $15 million to support people fleeing Fallujah The top United Nations relief official chief today released $15 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide urgent life-saving assistance for people affected by the recent fighting and military operations in Fallujah. “People escaping Fallujah are in desperate need of […]

New Jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Social Cohesion and Community Mobilization Specialist (UNDP) Administration Coordinator (Médecins du Monde) Research Assistant (International Organization for Migration, IOM) Consultant - Livelihood Specialist (International Organization for Migration, IOM) Human Resources Coordinator (Norwegian Refugee Council, NRC) (Source: UN) (Recruitment image via Shutterstock)

UN Advertises Jobs in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraq: Director of Office and UNESCO Representative to Iraq (UNESCO) Senior Project Officer - Education Sector (UNESCO) Child Helpline (UNICEF) World Food Prorgamme - Finance Associate (UNDP) Project Coordinator (UNDP) Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Oversight and Accountability (UNDP) Consultant - Project Coordinator (Camp […]

Germany Donates EUR 4m to Boost Community Policing

The Federal Republic of Germany has donated EUR 4 million to IOM Iraq to support its “Strengthening Community Policing in Iraq” project between March 2016 and December 2017. By supporting community policing in Iraq, IOM enhances overall efforts to advance democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Iraq in liberated areas. Community-policing models […]

Displacement in Iraq Exceeds 3.3 Million

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Iraq Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) published yesterday, identified 3,320,844 internally displaced Iraqis (553,474 families), from 1 January 2014 through 4 February 2016. Considering the available information and the DTM methodology, the UN Humanitarian Country Team maintains the humanitarian response planning figures at 3.3 million internally displaced persons (IDPs). Three […]

UN Report Addresses Yazidi Property Rights

Following the ISIL offensive on Mosul, over 275,000 people from Mount Sinjar area - including a vast majority of Yazidis - were driven out of their homes. Abandoned Yazidi settlements were either systematically demolished or seized by ISIL fighters. Some 6,000 homes are thought to have been destroyed or burned down in the district of […]

New Call Centre for Displaced Communities

UN agencies launch call centre to provide displaced communities across Iraq with information on humanitarian assistance To call the IDP Information Centre, dial 6999 from an Iraqi mobile phone. A national hotline for Iraqi citizens affected by the ongoing humanitarian crisis has been launched to provide timely information on humanitarian services such as food distribution […]