Tag Archives | United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

Expanding Basic Services to Poor Neighbourhoods in Basra

The European Union supports UN-Habitat to expand basic services to poor neighbourhoods in Basra City The last 18 months have highlighted the importance of access to safe potable water, sanitation, waste management, and hygienic conditions to prevent and protect human health during disease outbreaks. Nearly 1.8 billion people world-wide live in inadequate housing, in overcrowded […]

UN, US supporting Land Rights of Minority Groups

UN-Habitat Executive Director meets with the US Ambassador to Iraq to discuss on-going partnership to support the land rights of minority groups UN-Habitat's Executive Director (ED), Mrs. Maimunah Sharif, met with Ambassador Matthew H. Tueller, the United States' Ambassador to Iraq, and thanked the US Government for its longstanding partnership and continued trust in UN-Habitat's […]

Addressing the Needs of Iraq's Most Vulnerable

Addressing needs of Iraq's most vulnerable critical for inclusive and sustainable recovery from COVID-19, new UNDP reports say Recovery strategies targeting Iraq's vulnerable populations - including women, youth and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) -  must be prioritized to ensure inclusive and sustainable recovery from COVID-19 in Iraq, according to two new complementary reports released today […]

Local Development Programme prioritizes Decentralization

Steering Committee of EU-funded local development programme prioritizes decentralization and donor coordination The Steering Committee of the programme Supporting Recovery and Stability in Iraq through Local Development held its second meeting on 08 March 2021, online, to discuss the way forward. The programme is funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the United […]

Japan provides an additional $3.6m for Housing in Iraq

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) welcomes an additional contribution of USD 3.6 million from the Government of Japan to support reconstruction and peacebuilding in Iraq through the rehabilitation of war-damaged houses and construction of low-cost housing units in Sinjar, Ninewa Governorate. Under the new phase of this project, UN-Habitat will improve living conditions […]

Yarmouk Park Rehabilitation Project Launched

EU-funded programme Supporting Recovery and Stability in Iraq through Local Development - Launch of the Yarmouk Park Rehabilitation Project in Mosul Mosul local authorities and citizens gathered in Al Yarmouk Park in West Mosul on 2 May 2019 to launch the rehabilitation works that will be conducted under the programme Supporting Recovery and Stability in […]

Recovery and Stability through Local Development

Supporting Recovery and Stability in Iraq through Local Development The Steering Committee of the programme Supporting Recovery and Stability in Iraq through Local Development held its first annual meeting in Erbil, on 17 April 2019. The programme is funded by the European Union (EU) with €47.5 million over 4 years, and implemented by the United […]

Japan gives another $5.4m for Iraq Reconstruction

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has welcomed an additional contribution of USD 5.4 million from the Government of Japan to support reconstruction and peacebuilding in Iraq through the rehabilitation of war-damaged houses and construction of low-cost housing units in key liberated cities. More than one year from the declaration of the military victory […]

EU supporting Local Development in Iraq

EU-funded programme launched in Iraq to support recovery and stability through local development The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) continue to work together to help the people of Iraq in their pursuit of recovery and stability. On 28 March 2019, representatives of federal and […]

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 […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: WASH Project Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Resident Senior Program Officer, National Democratic Institute (NDI) Senior Technical Adviser, UN-Habitat - United Nations Human Settlements Programme Programme Management Officer, UN-Habitat - United Nations Human Settlements Programme Deputy Chief of Party, Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI) […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Future Forward Project Coordinator, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs A Field Coordinator, Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) Chief of Section, Supply Chain Management, UNAMI Senior Political Affairs Officer, UNAMI Program Manager, Relief International Human Settlements Officer, UN-Habitat - United Nations Human Settlements Programme Female […]