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Reconstructing Iraq: Open Conversation between Engineers

Five years since the liberation from ISIL, UNDP continues to work with the Government of Iraq to stabilize and rebuild critical infrastructure and services lost during the conflict. Implemented through the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), over 95 percent of the work is contracted through the local private sector, which reduces costs, bolsters local economies […]

Iraq Plans Security Sector Reform

As the security environment in Iraq remains complex and challenging, Security Sector Reform (SSR) is a prerequisite for both long-term stability and peace. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been engaged with the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), through its Support to Security Sector Reform Phase I, to develop a National Security […]

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More Progress Required on Landmines

Iraq continues to be one of the most contaminated countries in the world with landmines and unexploded ordinance. Today, on the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, the United Nations calls for more progress to eliminate the threat of landmines to Iraqis. “Landmines and unexploded ordinance continue to terribly affect Iraqis, […]

Capacity Building Workshop on Survey Questionnaire Design

As part of its support to the Council of Representatives (CoR), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with support from the Inter-Agency Information and Analysis Unit (IAU), conducted a workshop on survey questionnaire design for 24 researchers from the CoR Research Directorate. The training was held at the Council of Representatives in Baghdad on 23 […]

Iraq Micro-Finance Forum in Erbil

The Government of Iraq in cooperation with UNDP Iraq, USAID-Tijara and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor organised the Iraq Micro-Finance Forum in Erbil. The Forum’s key objectives were promoting synergy between the Government’s poverty alleviation and job creation efforts and the existing microfinance industry, enhancing service delivery by microfinance institutions to micro-small and […]

UNDP and Shell Iraq Sign Partnership Agreement

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Shell Iraq have signed an agreement to implement a range of development projects in Southern Iraq. The four year partnership aims to increase the number of local area development activities, promote local small and medium enterprises and provide vocational training to respond to the private sector’s needs. “UNDP […]

UNDP Seeks E-Government Contractor

UNDP-Iraq is seeking for a Contractor to provide technical assistance to the Government of Iraq to develop and implement a pilot e-service systems based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)-based business process design approach to assure fast scaling and quick wins for e-government. To this respect, a workshop shall be conducted with the targetted parners to […]

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Iraq Allocates $250m for Joint Projects with UN

Iraq has allocated $250 million to fund joint development projects with international partners in 2012, according to reports from AFP. Peter Batchelor, country director for the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq said, "for next year, 2012, the government has put aside in the federal budget $250 million ... The aim... is to use it […]

UNDP Boosts Support for Iraqi People

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced that it is boosting its partnership with the Government of Iraq and the Iraqi people. "We have tripled the number of our staff based in Iraq to 44 with further increases planned in the next year. Each and every one of them is committed to improving the […]

Supply, Installation and Support "Oracle Application Server Software” in Iraq

UNDP Iraq is supporting the Judiciary in Iraq and Kurdistan to establish a legal case management system.  To operate the case management system, UNDP requires an organization to supply and install Oracle Sortware on servers based at the court in Erbil, Kurdistan (northern Iraq). The project requires the provision, installation and support and updates for […]

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UN Signs 2011-14 Programme Action Plans with Iraqi Govt

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have signed their Country Programme Action Plans for their respective 2011-2014 Programmes of Cooperation with the Government of Iraq. The signings endorse the key results the agencies will deliver over the next four years in support of the […]