Tag Archives | Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

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 […]