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Improving Date Palm and Tomato Value Chains in Iraq

Through EU funded project, FAO establishing stakeholder's partnerships for Improving Date Palm and Tomato value chains in south Iraq The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Iraq (FAO), held a large consultative meeting in Al-Zubair district / Basra Governorate, with the Agriculture Directorate, Farmers Associations, Al-Zubair Tomato Producers Association, tomato and date […]

New Judicial Code of Conduct launched in Iraq

Strengthening judicial integrity in Iraq: New Judicial Code of Conduct launched today The Higher Judicial Council (HJC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the European Union Delegation in Iraq has today launched a Code of Conduct for judges and prosecutors across Iraq. Recently adopted by the Higher Judicial Council, the Code […]

Japan boosting Infrastructure Projects in Iraq

JICA renews commitment to boost infrastructure projects for socio-economic development in Iraq The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Iraq Office have signed a renewed partnership agreement to monitor and accelerate the implementation of socio-economic infrastructure projects in Iraq. Implemented by the Government of Iraq (GoI) with loan assistance […]

Belgium Increases Support for Stabilization in Iraq

Belgium increases its support to stabilization in Iraq with new EUR 1.5 million contribution The Government of Belgium has contributed an additional EUR 1.5 million (approximately US$ 1.49 million) to the Funding Facility for Stabilization. The critical funding will support stabilization efforts implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) across Iraq's five governorates: Anbar, […]

Mosul's only Pediatric Hospital Reopens

Taking care of the youngest: Mosul's only pediatric hospital, Ibn al-Atheer, and the University's Kindergarten reopen The newly rehabilitated Ibn al-Atheer Hospital was officially inaugurated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Federal Republic of Germany, the Ministry of Health and the Ninewa Governorate. As the only pediatric hospital in Mosul, Ibn al-Atheer will […]

France Renews Commitment to De-Mining in Iraq

France Renews its Commitment to Protecting Civilians impacted by Explosive Ordnance in Iraq The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes the contribution of EUR 500,000 (approximately USD 495,370) from the Government of France, which will support the Government of Iraq in its efforts to protect civilians impacted by the threat of explosive ordnance and […]

Belgium Provides Funding for De-Mining in Iraq

Belgium Provides an Additional EUR 1,000,000 for UNMAS Activities in Iraq The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 1,000,000 (approximately USD 980K) from the Government of Belgium, which will support the Government of Iraq in protecting civilians impacted by the threat of explosive ordnance and enabling humanitarian […]

Iraqi Youth Graduate from UNDP's Job Matching Project

Iraqi youth graduate from UNDP's job matching project The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) celebrates the graduation of the first wave of Iraqi youth from a Job Matching Project implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, local government in Karbala Governorate, and several private sector companies. A total of 150 unemployed Iraqis […]

Improving Employment Opportunities for people in Basra

UN-Habitat and ILO work together to improve access to employment opportunities for vulnerable women and men living in Basra's underserviced settlements UN-Habitat and the ILO in Iraq are collaborating to increase access to employment opportunities for young women and men living in underserviced settlements in Basra, where the unemployment rate is high and living condition […]

Italy Increases Contribution to Stabilization in Iraq

Italy renews its commitment to stabilization with a new EUR 2 million contribution The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), has renewed its commitment to stabilizing Iraq with an additional EUR 2 million (approximately US$1.9 million) contribution. The generous contribution will be channeled through […]

Renovation of Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in Sulaymaniyah

Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in Sulaymaniyah completes the second phase of its renovation and expansion project The World Health Organization (WHO), in coordination with the Sulaymaniyah Directorate of Health, inaugurated the Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in the city of Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq after the completion of the second phase […]

Customs and Tax Automation Project completes Implementation Stages

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Finance, Taif Sami Mohammed, has held a meeting on the follow-up to the implementation of the automation project for customs and tax. The Minister said: "The completion of the automation project will contribute to the development of customs departments and improve their performance, by adopting a single window, modernizing […]