Tag Archives | UN Development Programme (UNDP)

Norway Renews Commitment to Stabilization in Iraq

Norway renews commitment to stabilization with new $7.7m contribution The Government of Norway has contributed NOK 70,000,000 (US$7.7 million) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq's Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which supports stabilization and the return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the five governorates liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and […]

Germany's New EUR 10m Contribution to Iraq

New €10m contribution from Germany expands UNDP Iraq's Coronavirus response into 15 governorates German Government's KfW Development Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Government of Iraq, have today signed a EUR 10 million agreement (US$11.75 million) to support Iraq's response to COVID-19. The contribution was made by the German […]

Int'l Architectural Competition to Rebuild Al-Nouri Mosque

UNESCO launches an international architectural competition to rebuild Al-Nouri mosque UNESCO calls on talents around the world to participate in an exclusive International Architectural Competition for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Al-Nouri Mosque Complex, funded by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in the Iraqi city of Mosul. Joining the initiative "Revive the spirit of […]

COVID-19's impact on Social Cohesion in Iraq

COVID-19's impact on Social Cohesion in Iraq cannot be ignored in recovery efforts: New report The impact of COVID-19 on social cohesion in Iraq represents yet another challenge faced by communities across the country and must be addressed to ensure Iraq's full recovery from the pandemic, according to a new report released today by the […]

JICA, UNDP Renew Partnership on Iraq Infrastructure Projects

JICA and UNDP Iraq Renew Partnership Agreement to Accelerate Infrastructure Projects The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and UNDP Iraq have signed a renewed partnership agreement to monitor and support the acceleration of the implementation of socio-economic infrastructure projects in Iraq. The projects are implemented by the Government of Iraq (GoI) with loan assistance from […]

Empowering Young Iraqis: New Partnership Signed

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Iraqi Ministry of Youth and Sport (MoYS) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to empower Iraqi youth and promote youth leadership, citizenship and effective participation in decision-making. The three-year MoU provides a framework of cooperation between the two partners to support innovative solutions to social […]

Iraq: $660m needed for Priority Stabilization Needs

$660m required to cover priority stabilization needs in areas liberated from ISIL Support to Iraq's displaced populations through the rehabilitation of critical infrastructure and services damaged in the ISIL conflict, livelihoods creation, local capacity development and social cohesion will continue under a three-year extension of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq's flagship programme, […]

UN Project to Preserve Iraq's Marshlands

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. UN project hopes to preserve Iraq's marshlands The Italian-based humanitarian organization Un Ponte Per (UPP) on July 15 launched an ambitious two-year project in southern Iraq, funded by the […]

Beautiful Missan Project: Infrastructure and Job Creation

Beautiful Missan Project: Working towards rehabilitation of recreational infrastructure and job creation Funded by the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the Beautiful Missan project that focuses on the rehabilitation of recreational infrastructure and job creation. The two-year project supports socio-economic growth through eco-tourism, restoration of cultural heritage and urban beautification. […]

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 […]

MoU to Boost Private Sector in Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and the Iraqi Ministry of Planning (MoP) have today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will boost the private sector through micro, small and medium enterprises, create job opportunities and support an inclusive growth policy. The MoU provides a general framework for cooperation between the […]