Tag Archives | United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI)

IHEC and UNAMI conclude Lessons Learned Workshop

The Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) and the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) concluded a four-day general lessons learned workshop. Throughout the workshop, which was held in Sulaymaniyah from 27-30 March, IHEC Board of Commissioners (BoC) and senior leadership together with senior officials from the UNAMI Office of Electoral Assistance (OEA) brainstormed on […]

Discussion on Digital Rights and Digital Security in Iraq

UNAMI and Iraqi Network for Social Media hold roundtable discussion on digital rights and digital security in Baghdad UNAMI, in cooperation with the Iraqi Network for Social Media (INSM), organized a roundtable on digital rights and digital security in Baghdad on Tuesday. This provided for the first time a platform for dialogue among Iraqi authorities, […]

$1.5m Contract Awarded for UNAMI Camp in Baghdad

By John Lee. Abeer Alshimal Company For General Contracting Ltd., which has offices in Erbil, Dohuk and Mosul, has won a contract with UNAMI for the construction of "new infrastructure with new accommodation, office, welfare buildings at UNAMI Tamimi camp inside the Green Zone in Baghdad." The contract is valued at $1,567,215 and the end […]

UN Condemns attempts to Discredit Iraqi Election

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Juan Ramón de la Fuente Ramírez (Mexico): The members of the Security Council welcomed the Secretary-General's report on Iraq's electoral process and the assistance of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) to that process, pursuant to resolution 2576 (2021). The members […]

UN Awards More Contracts in Iraq

By John Lee. Two more companies have won contracts with the United Nations in Iraq: SAGMAN Company for Construction and Contracting Ltd: Construction of low-cost housing units in Dkory, Sinjar, Ninewa Governorate; Contract value $311,168; Sar Albraa for General Contract and Trade Ltd.: Renovation and Extension of the Existing Internal Road at UNAMI Field Support […]

Iraq Launches Human Rights National Action Plan

UNAMI welcomes Iraq's adoption of a five-year Human Rights National Action Plan, launched on 26 July, at an event chaired by the Deputy Minister of Justice and organized with the support of the Office of the President and UNAMI's Human Rights Office. The Human Rights National Action Plan, prepared by the Ministry of Justice and […]

UN, USAID to support UN Electoral Assistance to Iraq

UN signs financing agreement with the USAID to support UN electoral assistance to Iraq The United Nations in Iraq welcomes the contribution of USD 9.7 million from the USAID to a UN-led project to support and assist capacity-building within the Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC). The USAID funding will also support the deployment of […]

UN appoints new Deputy Special Representative for Iraq

Secretary-General appoints Ms. Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir of Iceland as Deputy Special Representative for Iraq United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the appointment of Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir of Iceland as his new Deputy Special Representative for Political Affairs and Electoral Assistance of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). Ms. Gísladóttir succeeds Alice Walpole […]