Tag Archives | United Nations (UN)

UN: Iraqi MSMEs need Targeted Support

The United Nations set aside 27 June to annually celebrate the role that micro, small and medium enterprises play in the global economy, poverty reduction and the attainment of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. This year, UN agencies in Iraq share a statement to recognize MSMEs at the heart of any resilient recovery from the […]

Korea Promoting Peace and Stability in Iraq

UN-Habitat Iraq receives generous support from Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to promote peace and stability by facilitating sustainable returns UN-Habitat Iraq welcomes the contribution of USD 6 million from the Korean Government through the Korea International Cooperation Agency office in Iraq. Today, during his visit to UN-Habitat Office, Mr. Cho Hyeong Lae, Country Director, […]

Preventing Extinction of Gazelles in Southern Iraq

FAO Iraq mobilizing efforts to prevent the extinction of reem gazelles in Southern Iraq A delegation from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq visited last week Sawa Nature Reserve in Al Muthanna. This came as a follow-up to the urgent and current situation where reem gazzelles are endangered due […]

FFS Annual Report: 3,060 Projects Completed in Iraq

Funding Facility for Stabilization 2021 Annual Report In 2021, the FFS completed 368 projects (3,060 since 2015) across all sectors of interventions and in the five liberated governorates of Anbar, Diyala, Kirkuk, Ninewa and Salah al-Din for a total value of US$ 164.5 million (US$ 826.2 million since 2015), generating over 3 million benefits (18.9 […]

UNDP publishes Iraqi Cook Book

United Through Food A country of diversity and culture, Iraq is home to many ethnic groups and religions. Home-cooked food is a one of life's staples that brings people together, and in Iraq, recipes are shared and passed down through generations. United Through Food is a comprehensive book delving into the history and food culture of […]

WHO provides Medical Supplies for recent Cholera Outbreak

WHO Provides Sulaymaniyah with urgent medical supplies to prepare for and respond to the recent Cholera outbreak The World Health Organization (WHO) dispatched an urgent consignment of medicines and medical supplies to Sulaymaniyah governorate in the (KR-I) to support the Regional Ministry of Health in KR-I step up its response to the sudden cholera outbreak […]

FAO Iraq Strengthening Veterinary Services

FAO Iraq strengthening veterinary services capacities on responding to animal heath emergencies The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq, in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) is hosting a four-day Training for Trainers (ToT), as part of the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) funded project, Improving Delivery […]

Reimagining the Social Contract in Iraq

Starting in October 2019, a powerful wave of protests in Iraq signified a rallying cry for change from Iraqis. Reimagining the Social Contract in Iraq is part of a process launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq in partnership with the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). This policy paper investigates how […]

The Social Contract in Iraq Through Social Media: Twitter Analysis

The Social Contract in Iraq Through Social Media: A Twitter Analysis The Social Contract in Iraq through Social Media is part of the process launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq in partnership with the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). This paper captures the diverse perceptions of all groups and communities […]

New Agreement to tackle Corruption in Kurdistan

KRI's anti-corruption agenda strengthened under new agreement with Commission of Integrity The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq's (KRI) Commission of Integrity (CoI) have today renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen KRI's legislative and strategic anti-corruption frameworks and to enhance, the investigative capacity of it in line with […]

After Destruction, Sinjar Court House Officially Reopens

After Destruction, Sinjar Court House Officially Reopens with Support from USAID and UNDP The Sinjar Court House has been reopened with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Court House, which provides important legal services such as administration of justice, was left severely damaged […]

UNITAD Investigative Progress: Cooperation with Iraq is Key

Special Adviser Ritscher Briefs Security Council on UNITAD Investigative Progress: Cooperation with Iraq is Key Special Adviser Christian Ritscher (pictured) briefed the UN Security Council on the work of the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da'esh/ISIL (UNITAD) over the past six months. The briefing, which highlighted the progress described […]