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UNAMI Urges Inclusion of Women in Decision-Making

UNAMI Urges Inclusion of Women in Politics and Decision-Making Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Alice Walpole (pictured), has addressed the launch of a Regional Forum aimed at advancing women’s rights in Iraq and across the Middle Eastern region, with participants from Iraq, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Yemen. […]

Govt of Iraq contributes $33m for Stabilization

Government of Iraq contributes $33m for stabilization activities in historic agreement The Government of Iraq has today signed an historic agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), committing USD 33 million for stabilization activities across the country. Administered through UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), the contribution will be used to rehabilitate essential infrastructure […]

Petrofrac Order Intake hit by Iraq Fraud Investigation

By John Lee. Petrofac has said that a fall in first-half order intake was partly due to an investigation into the oilfield services company’s dealings in Saudi Arabia and Iraq. In its results for the six months ended 30th June 2019, Petrofac’s Group Chief Executive Ayman Asfari commented: “Petrofac has delivered good results that reflect […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Head of Field Officer, WFP – World Food Programme National Resilience Officer, WFP – World Food Programme Technical Programme Specialist, UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services Berater Existenzgründung und Investitionsförderung, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Investigator, UNS-SPM UNITAD – United […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Associate Security Officer, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Security Officer. UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Director of Finance and IT, Save the Children Field Security Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Protection Coordinator, International Organization for […]

New Investment Opportunity in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: Sponge iron factory in Basra – State Company for Iron and Steel (SCIS) (Source: National Investment Commission) (Picture: Business opportunity word cloud, from ibreakstock/Shutterstock)

UCL announces Iraq-Focussed Research Grants

University College London (UCL)‘s Research Grants Scheme has re-opened to applications. This final round of funding will offer funding of up to £30,000 for successful projects. Deadline 23:59 15 November 2019 The awards These awards support interdisciplinary research on themes relating to one or more of the Nahrein Network’s five aims. The final call, with […]

Jordan Increases Exports to Iraq

By John Lee. Fifty-one Jordanian companies are expected to take part in the Baghdad International Fair in November. According to the Jordan Times, the Jordan Chamber of Industry (JCI) is aiming to build on the agreements signed between Jordan and Iraq, especially those signed during Prime Minister Omar Razzaz’ recent visit to Baghdad. It adds […]

Opportunities with UNAMI in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has announced Calls for Proposals from individual consultants: Professional interpreters and translators in TVET context Technical and Vocational Education (TVET) Expert for TVET Reform Project (Source: UNAMI)

Oil Ministry Finalises Export Figures for July

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced final oil exports for July of 110,548,767 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.556 million barrels per day (bpd), up from the 3.520 million bpd exported in June. These exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to 106,500,015 barrels, while exports […]