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UN appoints Claudio Cordone as Deputy Special Representative for Iraq

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

Training on Climate-Smart Livestock Practices in Southern Iraq

Through EU support, FAO Iraq concluded a training on climate-smart livestock practices in the south The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq through the European Union funded project and, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), concluded a two-day training for 20 extension workers from Basra, Missan and Dhi […]

Sustainable Development Strategies for Tomato and Poultry Sectors

Sustainable development strategies to transform Iraq's tomato and poultry sectors H. E. Mohammed Kareem Al Khafaji, Minister of Agriculture, officially launched, on behalf of the Government of Iraq, the country's Poultry and Tomato Sustainable Development Strategies (2022-2026). Consumer demand for Iraqi poultry and tomato products is on the rise, particularly in the domestic market. Together, […]

Norway Increases Contribution to Stabilization in Iraq

Norway reaffirms its commitment to stabilization in Iraq with US$ 7.5 million contribution The Government of Norway has made a new contribution NOK 70 million (approximately US$ 7.5 million) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq's Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which supports stabilization, durable solutions, and the safe return of internally displaced Iraqis […]

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 […]