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Capacity Building for Reconstruction of Mosul's Cultural Heritage

UNESCO and ICCROM (The International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property) sign an agreement on capacity building for the reconstruction of Mosul's cultural heritage. ICCROM, through its Regional Conservation Office in Sharjah (UAE), will provide a two-year capacity building programme for professionals and craftspeople to contribute to the reconstruction […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Erbil/Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) USAID Iraq Performance Management and Evaluation Services Activity, Social Impact, Inc. Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, IOM - International Organization for Migration Programme Specialist (Education), United Nations Educational, Scientific and […]

Japan, UNESCO agreement on Job Creation for Youth in Mosul

The Japanese Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Hashimoto Naofumi (pictured), and Representative of UNESCO to Iraq, Mr. Paolo Fontani, on Tuesday 3rd of March 2020 signed an agreement in Baghdad in support of the project to support job creation for youth in Mosul. The project aims to foster sustainable job creation for youth supporting the return […]

UNESCO to begin work on Church in Mosul

UNESCO to begin work at Al-Tahera Church in Mosul UNESCO will soon start reconstruction of the Syriac Catholic Al-Tahera Church in Mosul, Iraq, that was severely damaged in 2017. More than a church, Al Tahera is a symbol of the diversity that has been the story of Mosul for centuries. An iconic symbol woven into […]

Italy-UNESCO Agreement on Education in Iraq

Doha: Signing of the Italy-UNESCO Agreement on children's education in Iraq The Director General for Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Giorgio Marrapodi, and the Director of the UNESCO Office in Iraq, Paolo Fontani, signed an agreement today in Doha for the implementation of a joint cooperation project aimed at […]

UAE, UNESCO to restore Historic Churches in Mosul

The United Arab Emirates and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) renewed their collaboration to the flagship UNESCO initiative Revive the Spirit of Mosul earlier this morning, extending the historic partnership on restoration and reconstruction efforts in Mosul, Iraq. Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge […]

Ambitious Plans after Babylon listed by UNESCO

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq poised for ambitious plan after Babylon listed by UNESCO After 36 years of lobbying by Iraq, the ancient Mesopotamian city of Babylon was designated in July a UNESCO World […]

Can Iraq get its Water Wheels on World Heritage List?

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Can Iraq get its water wheels on UNESCO World Heritage List? Iraq has been working for the last three months to rehabilitate its historical norias in Hit, a […]

Calls for UNESCO to include Babylon on World Heritage List

By John Lee. Iraqi President Barham Salih has called on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to include the ancient city of Babylon in its World Heritage List. The President made the request at meeting with UNESCO Director Audrey Azoulay in France. They also discussed the provision of job opportunities within UNESCO […]

EUR 57.5m Contracts to Support Mosul Recovery

EU Signs Contracts of 57.5 Million Euros with UN to Support Mosul Recovery, Promises Additional 20 Million Euros Next Month A delegation from the United Nations in Iraq and the European Union Mission to Iraq yesterday toured a number of EU-funded and UN implemented projects in Mosul, seeing first-hand the clearance, stabilization, rehabilitation and development […]

Initial Planning Framework for Reconstruction of Mosul

UN-Habitat and UNESCO presented the Initial Planning Framework for Reconstruction of Mosul On 15 November 2018, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) presented the Initial Planning Framework for the Reconstruction of Mosul, offering perspectives on how to ‘Build Back Better’ the city for the […]