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Italy Increases Contribution to Stabilization in Iraq

Italy renews its commitment to stabilization with a new EUR 2 million contribution The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), has renewed its commitment to stabilizing Iraq with an additional EUR 2 million (approximately US$1.9 million) contribution. The generous contribution will be channeled through […]

Italian Firm presents Plans for Major Iraqi Rail Project

By John Lee. Italian engineering consultancy Progetti Europa & Global S.p.A. (PEG) has met with the Secretary-General of Iraq's Council of Ministers, Dr. Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi, to discuss the rail project connecting southern and northern Iraq. At the meeting, the company gave a detailed presentation on the stages of feasibility studies, the proposed routes, the supporting […]

Amarinth delivers Pumps to West Qurna-2

By John Lee. UK-based Amarinth has reportedly delivered pumps worth £1.2 million to the West Qurna-2 expansion project. According to World Pumps, the first order was from Italy's Cannon Artes, and was for seven super duplex API 610 OH1 pumps. The second order, from SICIM (also from Italy), was for three super duplex API 610 […]

Iraq Completes Airport Communication System

By John Lee. Iraq's General Company for Air Navigation Services has reportedly announced the completion and activation of its new AMHS ground-to-ground communications system. AMHS (Air Traffic Services Message Handling Services) is a standard for aeronautical ground-ground communications, such as for the transmission of NOTAM, flight plans or meteorological data. According to the report from […]

UN appoints Claudio Cordone as Deputy Special Representative for Iraq

Secretary-General appoints Mr. Claudio Cordone of Italy as Deputy Special Representative for Iraq United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the appointment of Claudio Cordone of Italy as his new Deputy Special Representative for Political Affairs and Electoral Assistance of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). Mr. Cordone succeeds Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir of […]

Italy supports Out-of-School Children in Iraq

Italy supports UNESCO Iraq to improve access to quality and inclusive education with gender equality for out of school children UNESCO Iraq welcomes a new generous contribution from the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS). During the visit […]

Italy donates EUR 2m for Iraqi Stabilization

Italy reaffirms its commitment to Iraq's stabilization with EUR 2 million contribution The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), is supporting the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with an additional EUR 2 million (approximately US$ 2.26 million) to assist communities affected by the Islamic […]

Italy assumes command of NATO Mission in Iraq

Major General Giovanni Iannucci (pictured) from Italy has assumed command of NATO Mission Iraq, following a change of command ceremony held in Baghdad. He succeeds Lieutenant General Michael Lollesgaard from Denmark, who had assumed his command on 6 May 2021. On the occasion of the change of command, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg offered the […]

Collaboration on Protection of Women in Kurdistan

A new step towards gender equality in Iraq; Italy, UN Women, UNFPA collaborate on women and girls protection in Kurdistan The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) has established a partnership with UN Women and UNFPA to improve the safety, protection and wellbeing of women and girls survivors of gender-based violence in the Kurdistan Region […]

UN Meets Donors to Discuss Development Strategy for Iraq

A high-level meeting between the United Nations and international donors took place in Baghdad to discuss the United Nations' updated development strategy for Iraq. The meeting focused on the 2020-2024 United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), which was signed by the Government of Iraq in September. The UN was represented by the Deputy Special […]