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Iraqi Entrepreneurs: Making Anwar’s Workshop Global

By Yasmine Khaled Aly, UNIDO. Before learning about UNIDO’s Investment Promotion in Iraq (IPI) Project, Anwar Hussein – a young, ambitious and hardworking Iraqi – had a small business but few business opportunities. With IPI's help, Anwar’s business, and life, have changed. Like many young entrepreneurs in Thi-Qar, Anwar wanted to start a business where […]

Swedish Transport Academy Inaugurated in Erbil

The Swedish Transport Academy, officially inaugurated this week in Erbil, will help Iraq’s unemployed and young people acquire the new industrial skills critical for the reconstruction and recovery of the country`s economy. The Academy, which will supply much-needed skilled mechanics to the Iraqi sectors of logistics, manufacturing, and industrial maintenance of heavy machinery such as […]

Assessment of Laboratory Infrastructure and Existing Quality System Arrangements

Project No. FB/IRQ/09/A04 -Assessment of laboratory infra-structure and existing quality system arrangements with reference to compliance with ISO/IEC 17025 standard requirements The UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (UNIDO), hereby invites you to submit a written proposal for the provision of assessment and technical advice towards achieving international accreditation (ISO/IEC 17025) in the mechanical and materials […]

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NIC's New Investment Software

The National Investment Commission (NIC) is getting ready to adopt the 'COMFAR' computer program to evaluate the feasibility of investment projects submitted to the commission.  The commission describes it as a "digital process that is adopted in most of the developed countries". An NIC official source said that this program is prepared by the United […]

Italy to Fund UNIDO Industrial Development Project for Iraq

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will launch in January a EUR 3 million technical cooperation project in Iraq to develop industrial zones and enhance investment in the country. The two-year project will be funded by the Government of Italy, and implemented in coordination with the World Bank. An agreement on the funding was […]