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Coordinating Ag and Tech Vocational Education in Iraq

Coordinating agriculture and technical vocational education and training in Iraq A needs assessment workshop for establishing a National Agriculture Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Committee has been held in Baghdad. This committee would be instrumental in harmonising various activities being undertaken by key partners to reform agriculture-related TVET in Iraq. Representatives from the Prime […]

From Farm to Fork: Iraq's Vital Agri-Food Sector

From Farm to Fork: Europe Day in Iraq highlights country's vital agri-food sector The Delegation of the European Union to Iraq marked Europe Day in Baghdad today. An event that brought together partners, highlighted the country's vital agri-food sector and efforts that support its sustainable development. The one-day event was attended by representatives of the […]

Progress in Reconstruction of Mosul Monuments

By Rina Bassist for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. UNESCO makes progress in reconstruction of Mosul monuments Paris-based UNESCO Chief Audrey Azoulay will travel to Mosul in March, to officially launch the second phase of the reconstruction of […]

Investment Opportunities in Iraqi Marshes

By John Lee. The head of Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC), Ms. Suha Daoud Najjar [Suha Dawood Najar] has reiterated the importance of reviving the Iraqi Marshes, and enabling them to receive tourists. At a meeting with the Director General of the Marshes, Mr. Hussein Ali Hussein, and his accompanying delegation, she said investment opportunities […]

Netherlands, UNESCO enhance Safety of Journalists in Iraq

Netherlands supports UNESCO Iraq to enhance the safety of journalists The Netherlands Ambassador Michel Rentenaar and the director of UNESCO Iraq Office, Paolo Fontani, have signed the project agreement of the phase two of "Breaking the Silence: Enhance Accountability and Prosecution for Safety of Journalists and Fighting Impunity". The funding will help among others to […]

First Steering Committee Meeting of SAAVI Project

Representatives of the government, private sector and UN agencies have participated in the first steering committee meeting for "Strengthening the Agriculture and Agri-food Value Chain and Improving trade policy in Iraq" (SAAVI) project. The steering committee is led by the Ministry of Planning and co-chaired by the European Union Delegation. The Ministry of Agriculture and […]

Schools get Training on Education Management Information System

UNICEF, in partnership with UNESCO, Ministry of Education (MoE), and Directorates of Education (DoE), have conducted the first Education Management Information System (EMIS) training workshop in Rasafa district, Baghdad. This is part of a European Union (EU) funded project that mainly trains education personnel on the new EMIS, which collects and disseminates data to support […]

UNESCO Strengthens Iraq's Online Distance Learning

UNESCO strengthens MoE Iraq's capacities in online distance learning to respond to COVID-19 The closure of schools and disruption to learning brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the need to utilize online and distance modes of learning to promote learning continuity. Distance learning, known synonymously as online learning or e-learning, serves as a […]

Egyptian Architects to Rebuild Al-Nouri Mosque in Mosul

An international jury has announced that an entry by eight Egyptian architects won the international competition for the reconstruction of the historic Al-Nouri Mosque complex in Mosul, Iraq, a major component of UNESCO's ambitious project for the rehabilitation of the ancient city, Revive the Spirit of Mosul. Selected from among 123 entries, the winning design […]

UNESCO trains Police on Dangers to Iraqi Women Journalists

UNESCO Iraq trains female police officers to respond to the dangers and threats facing Iraqi women journalists Within the multi-donor program MDP grant, UNESCO Iraq Office, CI, organized a three-day training course targeting 18 police officers from the Crimes Against Journalists Investigation Unit. This session comes as part of UNESCO's efforts to strengthen the national […]

Japan, UNESCO to support Educational TV Channel in Iraq

The Government of Japan and UNESCO sign agreement to support the Ministry of Education's TV channel The agreement to commence the project "Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on Education through distance learning in Iraq" (about 600,000 USD) was exchanged between Mr. Nakagawa Shu (pictured), Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in Iraq, and UNESCO […]

New ILO-EU-UNESCO Collaboration in Iraq

Iraq: Jobs, and cultural heritage the focus of new ILO-EU-UNESCO collaboration The International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the European Union (EU) have launched a new collaboration that will support internally displaced persons, Syrian refugees and host community members to access immediate, short-term decent employment in the […]