Tag Archives | Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Launch of Consultations for Iraq's Voluntary National Reviews

UNDP Iraq supports Ministry of Planning to launch consultations for Iraq's second Voluntary National Reviews The effects of the COVID-19 crisis have had far-reaching impacts in Iraq, including those related to progress toward achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Accordingly, the Iraqi Ministry of Planning in cooperation with the United Nations […]

Italy, UNOPS to provide Services for Returnees in Sinjar

AICS and UNOPS Partner to Rehabilitate the Basic Services for Returnees in Sinjar, Iraq The Italian Cooperation and UNOPS launched a new project to support the Government of Iraq in rehabilitating basic services to returnees in Sinjar. The project will support the Government of Iraq in rehabilitating the basic water services for returnees in Sinjar […]

COVID-19 and Environmental Sustainability in Iraq

Impact of COVID-19 on Environmental Sustainability in Iraq Impact of COVID-19 on Environmental Sustainability in Iraq is the fifth in a series released by UNDP on the impact of COVID-19 in Iraq. It emphasizes how the pandemic has exacerbated Iraq's environmental fragility, which was already affected by legacies of conflict, lack of significant public sector and governance reforms, loss of […]

Nationalizing the SDG Indicators in Iraq

Nationalizing the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators in Iraq The United Nations Development Programme alongside the Iraqi Ministry of Planning (MoP) is strengthening the integration of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Iraq by nationalizing the SDG indicators. The focus on localizing the SDG indicators will ensure Agenda2030 is effectively incorporated into Iraq's the […]

New Agreement prioritises Iraq's Environmental Sustainability

Iraq's environmental sustainability prioritized in new UNEP/UNDP agreement The UN Environment Programme's (UNEP) Regional Office for West Asia based in Manama, Bahrain, and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq have joined forces, signing a four-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that aims to accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, particularly the environmental […]

Achieving SDGs to Recover from COVID in Iraq

Conference highlights importance of achieving SDGs to recover from COVID-19 pandemic The challenges and opportunities of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the context of COVID-19 was the focus of a two-day conference organized by the Ministry of Planning in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. Held on the fifth […]

Kurdistan to develop Vision 2030 supported by UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’s Ministry of Planning, in order to provide strategic guidance and technical support for the development of KRG Vision 2030. Held in Erbil on 03 February 2020, the signing reaffirms the Region’s commitment to achieve the Sustainable Development […]

New Iraq Reconstruction and Recovery Trust Fund

The Ministry of Planning and the United Nations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the Iraq Reconstruction and Recovery Trust Fund in support of the Government's Recovery and Development Framework. Iraqi Minister of Planning Dr. Nouri Sabah al-Dulaimi signed on behalf of the Government of Iraq. Marta Ruedas, the Deputy Special Representative of […]

Gender Equality Seal - Empowering Iraq Women

Empowering women in Iraq through Gender Equality Tool Seal Gender mainstreaming is the cornerstone of development and peacebuilding, it occupied a very important part in SDGs and Agenda 2030. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) had developed an assessment tool to track gender equality in the public institutions, in order to create a baseline and […]

The innovative Role of NGOs in Deriving Informal Data

By Sundus Abass, SDGs Focal point – UNDP Iraq: Iraq is one of the developing countries which has a lack of data availability for several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicators. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), organized two workshops on how NGOs can have effective role in gathering […]