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Japan Prioritizes Iraq's Recovery from COVID-19

Japan prioritizes Iraq's health and recovery from COVID-19 in new contribution The Government of Japan has committed US$2.26 million to support the Government of Iraq's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. The funds will be used to purchase critical medical equipment such as ventilators, as […]

Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden give $5m to Iraq COVID-19 Response

Belgium, Netherlands and Sweden commit $5 million to tackle COVID-19 outbreak The governments of Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden have collectively committed US$5 million to support the Government of Iraq's response to the COVID-19 crisis, in partnership with UNDP Iraq. The funds, which were originally pledged under UNDP's Funding Facility for Stabilization to help rehabilitate […]

Ninewa Women Produce Face Masks for COVID-19

Newly trained women in Ninewa produce face masks to combat spread of COVID-19 in Iraq In January 2020, UNDP and Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (KHRW) collaborated to train sixty women on sewing and tailoring in Ninewa over the course of a ten-day workshop. At the time, these women could not have foreseen how their newly […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Youth & Adolescent Development Specialist, UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund Security Information Analyst, UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Security Coordination Officer, UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Child Protection Officer, UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for […]

New Solar Park to ease Dohuk's Power Shortage

By Joe Snell for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  New solar park to ease Iraqi governorate's power shortage No one batted an eye when the power abruptly cut off in English teacher Miriam Zia’s 11th-grade classroom at the […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Programme Analyst, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme Mgmt Specialist, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Security Coordination Officer, UNAMI WASH Coordinator, Terre des hommes (Tdh) Head of Mission, Cooperazione Internazionale Fondazione (COOPI) (Source: UN)

Duhok to Establish First Solar Energy Park

Duhok will soon have its first solar energy park in a major step towards becoming a low-carbon governorate, setting an example on sustainable renewable energy to follow in Iraq. On 04 February 2020, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a letter of agreement with the Governorate of Duhok to establish a pilot solar park […]

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 […]

UNDP E-Tendering Training in Kirkuk

In continuing of training sessions conducted in 2017, 2018 and early 2019 for the potential firms/companies throughout Iraq, UNDP Country Office Iraq is planning to conduct E-Tendering training session for firms/companies who have not yet registered with the E-Tendering portal of the UNDP based in Kirkuk Governorate. The training sessions will be conducted on 23 […]

Stabilization remains a Top Priority for Germany

Stabilizing liberated areas in Iraq post-ISIL remains a top priority for Germany The German Federal Foreign Office has contributed another 11 mio USD to the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It will support stabilization and recovery efforts for Iraq post-ISIL, which includes repairing essential public infrastructure and […]

UNDP E-Tendering Training in Ramadi

E-Tendering training for potential bidders to be held in Ramadi, Anbar In continuing of training sessions conducted in 2017, 2018 and early 2019 for the potential firms/companies throughout Iraq, UNDP Country Office Iraq is planning to conduct E-Tendering training session for firms/companies who have not yet registered with the E-Tendering portal of the UNDP based […]

Youth in 2030 Agenda

By Sundus Abbas, SDGs project Manager. The importance of human development in Iraq stems from the damage Iraqis underwent as a result of decades of despotism, war and different forms of violence and insecurity. Despite all that, Iraq’s strongest asset and real wealth remains the young population that can face all forms of the current […]