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Norway Increases Contribution to Stabilization in Iraq

Norway reaffirms its commitment to stabilization in Iraq with US$ 7.5 million contribution The Government of Norway has made a new contribution NOK 70 million (approximately US$ 7.5 million) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq's Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which supports stabilization, durable solutions, and the safe return of internally displaced Iraqis […]

UN: Iraqi MSMEs need Targeted Support

The United Nations set aside 27 June to annually celebrate the role that micro, small and medium enterprises play in the global economy, poverty reduction and the attainment of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. This year, UN agencies in Iraq share a statement to recognize MSMEs at the heart of any resilient recovery from the […]

FFS Annual Report: 3,060 Projects Completed in Iraq

Funding Facility for Stabilization 2021 Annual Report In 2021, the FFS completed 368 projects (3,060 since 2015) across all sectors of interventions and in the five liberated governorates of Anbar, Diyala, Kirkuk, Ninewa and Salah al-Din for a total value of US$ 164.5 million (US$ 826.2 million since 2015), generating over 3 million benefits (18.9 […]

UNDP publishes Iraqi Cook Book

United Through Food A country of diversity and culture, Iraq is home to many ethnic groups and religions. Home-cooked food is a one of life's staples that brings people together, and in Iraq, recipes are shared and passed down through generations. United Through Food is a comprehensive book delving into the history and food culture of […]

Reimagining the Social Contract in Iraq

Starting in October 2019, a powerful wave of protests in Iraq signified a rallying cry for change from Iraqis. Reimagining the Social Contract in Iraq is part of a process launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq in partnership with the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). This policy paper investigates how […]

The Social Contract in Iraq Through Social Media: Twitter Analysis

The Social Contract in Iraq Through Social Media: A Twitter Analysis The Social Contract in Iraq through Social Media is part of the process launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq in partnership with the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). This paper captures the diverse perceptions of all groups and communities […]

New Agreement to tackle Corruption in Kurdistan

KRI's anti-corruption agenda strengthened under new agreement with Commission of Integrity The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq's (KRI) Commission of Integrity (CoI) have today renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen KRI's legislative and strategic anti-corruption frameworks and to enhance, the investigative capacity of it in line with […]

After Destruction, Sinjar Court House Officially Reopens

After Destruction, Sinjar Court House Officially Reopens with Support from USAID and UNDP The Sinjar Court House has been reopened with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Court House, which provides important legal services such as administration of justice, was left severely damaged […]

Denmark supporting UNDP's Social Cohesion programme in Iraq

New contribution from Denmark supports UNDP's integrated approach to social cohesion in Iraq The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes a US$3.4 million (DKK 24 000 000) contribution from the Government of Denmark to support the implementation of the Iraq Social Cohesion Programme. UNDP Iraq's Social Cohesion Programme strengthens institutional frameworks to build […]

Italy donates EUR 2m for Iraqi Stabilization

Italy reaffirms its commitment to Iraq's stabilization with EUR 2 million contribution The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), is supporting the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with an additional EUR 2 million (approximately US$ 2.26 million) to assist communities affected by the Islamic […]

Canada Increases Support to Iraq

Canada reaffirms its commitment to Iraq's stabilization with new CAD 10 million support The Government of Canada has pledged an additional CAD 10 million (approximately US$ 7.8 million) to support the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq as it works to accelerate stabilization efforts and boost sustainable livelihoods across western Anbar and Ninewa. Canada's […]

Rehabilitation of 60 Shops and 3 Schools in Ninewa

UNDP completes rehabilitation of 60 municipality shops and three schools in western Ninewa Sixty municipality shops in Tal Abta and three primary schools in Sinjar that were damaged or destroyed during the ISIL conflict were officially inaugurated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ninewa Governorate. Benefitting around 1,900 residents, the four facilities […]