Tag Archives | Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Enhanced Climate Resilience in Southern Iraq

FAO launches the SIDA funded project, Enhanced Climate Resilience of vulnerable agriculture households in Southern Iraq Under the patronage of the Minister of Agriculture, H.E Abbas JabrAl-Aliawi, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq launched in Najaf the project "Enhanced Climate Resilience of vulnerable agriculture households in Southern Iraq" funded […]

UNICEF and UNFPA launch National Youth Vision

UNICEF and UNFPA Launch of National Youth Vision The Ministry of Youth and Sports in the Federal Government launched the 2030 National Youth Vision. The Vision was put in place in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Youth in the Kurdistan Regional Government, with technical support from UNFPA and UNICEF, and funding from Sweden, […]

Sweden, UNDP supporting Vulnerable Iraqis

Sweden reaffirms partnership with UNDP to support vulnerable Iraqis The Government of Sweden, represented by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a three-year, SEK 140 million* (US$ 16.4 million) agreement to further support vulnerable communities in Iraq. Sweden's contribution will be channelled through UNDP's Funding […]

Combating Climate Change in Iraq

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Environment, and in cooperation with Missan Governorate launched the Haweizah population support project for combatting climate change. The project is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). The project was launched in Missan Governorate. Attendees included members from UNDP's […]

Sida funds UNFPA COVID-19 response with $1.73m

The Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) contributed SEK 16 million (approximately US$ 1.73 million) to UNFPA response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Iraq. UNFPA launched in May its COVID-19 response plan for Iraq seeking US$ 1.7 million to meet the needs of women and girls across Iraq.The funds will allow UNFPA to scale up COVID-19 […]

Iraq Develops Industrial Zones

The successful completion of the project “Enhancing investments to Iraq through industrial zone development”, implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), was marked at an event in Amman today. Funded by the Government of Italy, the project assisted the Government of Iraq in developing industrial zones that provide a favourable business environment for […]

Private Sector Development Workshop at Swedish Embassy

The Private Sector Development Centre (PSDC) in Iraq in partnership with Chamber Trade Sweden and the support of The World Bank and SIDA carried out a 2-day workshop at the Swedish Embassy in Baghdad on the 2nd and 3rd of September 2013. Presentations were made by Swedish experts on: Labour Market Regulations – Good Practices. […]

Fraud Suspected in Swedish Project

By John Lee. Swedish aid money channeled to Iraq has gone missing, leading the government coalition partner the Centre Party to report the democracy project to the police. The Local reports that the project was administered by the minority party's international foundation CIS (Centerpartiets internationella stiftelse), but accountants realized that they could not account for […]