Tag Archives | UN Development Programme (UNDP)

WFP launches Solar Energy Solution at University of Sulaymaniyah

WFP launches solar energy solution for youth project with University of Sulaymaniyah The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has helped provide a new solar power system for the Career Development Centre at the University of Sulaymaniyah. The solar energy provided now effectively meets the electricity gap during power cuts or shortages, enabling seamless support […]

Belgium gives another $1.4m to Iraq

Belgium renews commitment to stabilization with new €1.4 million contribution The Government of Belgium has contributed an additional €1.4 million (US$ 1.6 million) to the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS). The critical funding will support stabilization efforts implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) across Iraq's five governorates in Anbar, Diyala, Kirkuk, Ninewa and […]

Partnership Supports Private Sector Development in Kurdistan

New partnership supports private sector development in Iraq's Kurdistan Region The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government's Ministry of Planning (MoP) have today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will boost the private sector by encouraging the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The MoU […]

Basra Business Incubator

Among the fruits of the partnership between The Association of Municipalities and Towns of Slovenia and Basra governorate, is the Basra Business Incubator. The Basra Business Incubator was opened last December to help young people kick-start their projects and their future careers. The incubator -the first of its kind in the region- will serve as a […]

Reopening of Mosul University's Central Library

Moslawis celebrate the reopening of Mosul University's Central Library and Ninewa Federal Court of Appeal The newly-rehabilitated Central Library at Iraq's second-largest university, Mosul University, was officially reopened today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Federal Republic of Germany and the Ninewa Governorate. Mosul University's Central Library, once a center of knowledge and […]

Mosul Uni's Theatre Hall Reopens after IS Destruction

Mosul University's Theatre Hall Officially Reopens After ISIL Destruction The newly-rehabilitated Theatre Hall at Mosul University was officially opened yesterday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), KfW Development Bank and Ninewa Governorate. The Theatre Hall, which was the biggest hall in Ninewa, was severely damaged during ISIL occupation and Mosul's liberation. It is rehabilitated […]

Netherlands contributes another EUR 5m to Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes a EUR 5 million (US$ 5.63 million) contribution from Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to UNDP's Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives to stabilize areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This new commitment brings the […]

UNDP Welcomes Romania as FFS's 30th Funding Partner

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes a EUR 50,000 (US$ 56,609) contribution from the Government of Romania to UNDP's Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which implements fast-track initiatives to stabilize areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Romania's first contribution makes it the 30th partner to fund […]

Poland Contributes to UNDP's Iraq Fund

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes an additional PLN 1 million (approximately US$ 244,000) contribution from the Government of Poland to its flagship Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS). This critical support will focus on stabilizing the five governorates liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to facilitate the […]

Financial Investigators prepare Taskforce Investigations

Iraqi Judges and Financial Investigators prepare Taskforce Investigations The Federal Supreme Judicial Council of Iraq, the Kurdistan Judicial Council and UNDP Iraq, with support from the U.S. Government, launched a series of workshops for investigative judges, prosecutors, investigators, auditors and financial analysts from all across Iraq in late November 2021. These workshops will aid Iraqi […]

Finland gives additional $1.7m for Stabilization in Iraq

Finland Renews Commitment to Stabilization With New Contribution The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes an additional EUR 1.5 million (US$ 1.7 million) contribution from the Government of Finland to its flagship programme the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS). The critical support will bolster ongoing efforts to stabilize the five governorates liberated from […]

UNDP and JICA partner for Socio-Economic Development in Iraq

UNDP Iraq and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have signed a renewed partnership agreement to monitor and support 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 JICA with the aim of improving the economic recovery and living conditions […]