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Call for Applications: Entrepreneurship for Public Health, COVID Recovery

Call for Applications: Entrepreneurship for Public Health and COVID-19 Recovery in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon UNITAR Division for Prosperity invites young entrepreneurs in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon to apply to the Great Ideas Space 2022: Entrepreneurship for Public Health and COVID-19 Recovery in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon. The programme aims to train entrepreneurs and MSMEs […]

Enhanced Access to Primary Health Services in Anbar

Japan and UNOPS Enhanced Access to Primary Health Services in Anbar Governorate With the continued support from the Government of Japan, UNOPS handed over Al Adel Primary Health Center in Anbar, along with other six primary health centers in Al Ramadi, which were rehabilitated under the "Restoration of Access to Urgent Primary Health Services in […]

Japan $2.5m for Preventing Violent Extremism in Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq has welcomed a US$2.5 million (JPY 289 730 000) contribution from the Government of Japan to support social stability in Iraq through Preventing Violent Extremism. The contribution will be channeled through UNDP Iraq's Support to Social Stability in Iraq through Preventing Violent Extremism Project which will address causes […]

AirSada wins Medevac Contract with JGC in Iraq

By John Lee. The Turkish-based private jet charter company AirSada has won a contract to supply medical evacuation (medevac) services to Japan's JGC Corporation in Iraq. JGC is the main contractor for the major upgrading project at South Refineries Company's (SRC) Basra refinery. The contract with AirSada, which runs to September 2025, includes air ambulance […]

Rapid Response Team for Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever

WHO builds capacity of rapid response team in Iraq with a focus on Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever The World Health Organization (WHO), in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Iraq, concluded today a three-day workshop aimed at building the capacity of the country's rapid response team (RRT) in field investigation and response, with an emphasis […]

Construction Starts at $94m Shatra Hospital

By John Lee. The Secretary-General of Iraq's Council of Ministers, Dr. Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi [Hamed Al Gazi] has laid the foundation stone for a 200-bed general hospital in Shatra City, in Dhi Qar province. The hospital will serve the inhabitants of Shatra and the surrounding areas. UK-based Protechnique will complete the project within 36 months, […]

1,000 SMEs Financed by IOM's Enterprise Development Fund

Sustainable Living in Iraq: A Milestone 1,000 SMEs Financed Through IOM's Enterprise Development Fund At the conclusion of Iraq's devastating conflict with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), small and medium enterprises (SMEs) found themselves without access to the finance necessary to rebuild in the wake of the war's large-scale destruction. In […]

UNDP and JICA partner for Socio-Economic Development in Iraq

UNDP Iraq and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have signed a renewed partnership agreement to monitor and support acceleration of the implementation of socio-economic infrastructure projects in Iraq. The projects are implemented by the Government of Iraq (GoI) with loan assistance from JICA with the aim of improving the economic recovery and living conditions […]

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 […]

Block 10 More Attractive for Lukoil than West Qurna 2

Writing in Oil Price, Simon Watkins points out that the $5.99-per-barrel remuneration that Lukoil will receive under its technical service contract at Block 10 is considerably better than its $1.15/barrel payment at West Qurna 2. Block 10 includes the Eridu field, which has indicated oil reserves of between 7 and 12 billion barrels, and a […]