Tag Archives | UN Development Programme (UNDP)

New Water Treatment Plant opened in Sinjar

The newly built Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment System in al-Qayrawan, Sinjar, has officially been opened with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ninewa Governorate. The newly built water treatment system will provide uninterrupted access to clean drinking water to over 9,500 people living […]

Digitization of Pension Management System in Kurdistan

UNDP, USAID and KRG support digitization of the Public Pension Management Information System in Kurdistan The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new Public Pension Management Information System (PPMIS) in Kurdistan. The system […]

Denmark contributes up to $7.5m to Iraqi Security

Denmark contributes up to $7.5m to Iraq's transition to stability, security and recovery Denmark has reconfirmed its commitment to strengthening Security Sector Reform in Iraq by in 2022 providing approximately $US 1.6 million to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. In total, Denmark plans to contribute up to $US 7.5 million until 2025. […]

Iraq signs MoU with UNDP on Digital Transformation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the government of Iraq to strengthen its digital services and build its e-governance capabilities under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today with Iraq's Council of Ministers Secretarial (ComSec). The MoU focuses on harnessing and increasing the use of information and communication technology to modernize government […]

$25m agreement for Medical Waste Management in Iraq

Ministry of Health and UNDP partner to address medical waste management challenges under $25m agreement The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq has signed a US$25 million agreement with Iraq's Ministry of Health (MoH) to strengthen medical waste management in the country. The agreement is part of the $100 million Iraq Covid-19 Vaccination Project […]

Training improves Interviewing Techniques for Iraqi Investigators

Enhancing crime management: Training improves interviewing techniques for Iraqi investigators Iraq's security and justice sector institutions will be further strengthened under a training programme for Iraqi investigators that enables them to interview suspects and witnesses by using effective and non-coercive interviewing techniques. The initiative is a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and […]

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 […]