Tag Archives | Youth

Developing Vocational Training for Youth in Dohuk

ILO, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of KRI partner to develop vocational training for youth in Dohuk The ILO and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Kurdistan Regional Government have signed an implementation agreement on Wednesday (November 30), to develop market-relevant vocational training programmes for young host community members, internally displaced […]

ILO partners to advance Financial Education among Iraqi Youth

The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the ILO partner to advance financial education among youth in Iraq The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) in Iraq have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation in advancing financial education among youth in Iraq. The new partnership […]

ICF's Hope Bus 3 is OPEN!

A message from the Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF): Dear Friends, We are so thrilled to announce that Hope Bus 3 is officially open! Over the past few months, our team in Baghdad has been working hard to renovate an ordinary, used bus into a child-friendly classroom for 50 desperately poor orphans and street kids. Our […]

IoT Kids announces Winners of Coding Championship for Iraqi Schools

On 6th August, IoT Kids held the closing ceremony of The Schools Championship for Coding and Innovation at Zain's headquarter in Baghdad. IoT Kids organized the championship in cooperation with The Iraqi Ministry of Education and the sponsorship of Zain Iraq for telecommunication. The championship aims to encourage parents to invest in their children's creativity […]

The Aspirations and Disillusionment of Iraq's Youth

By Hayder Al-Shakeri, for Chatham House. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The aspirations and disillusionment of Iraq's youth Despite their disillusionment with Iraq's political system, the country's youth have hope and aspirations for real change. Click here to read the full […]

Iraqi Kids to get Hope Bus 3!

A message from the Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF): Dear Friends, We did it! Our dream of a third "HOPE BUS" for Iraqi orphans and street kids has finally come true! A bus has been donated and donors like you have provided funds to transform it into a colorful, child-friendly place of learning and belonging. This means a 50% increase in […]

World Day against Child Labour: Protecting Children in Iraq

On this World Day against Child Labour, ILO and UNICEF call for joint work among all stakeholders to create a protective and inclusive environment for children in Iraq On this World Day Against Child Labour, with the slogan "Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour", ILO and UNICEF are calling on stakeholders to work together […]

Italy supports Out-of-School Children in Iraq

Italy supports UNESCO Iraq to improve access to quality and inclusive education with gender equality for out of school children UNESCO Iraq welcomes a new generous contribution from the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS). During the visit […]

$10m to Enhance Teaching in Lagging Iraqi Governorates

Iraq: US$10 million to Enhance Teaching Practices and Improve Learning for the Most Vulnerable Primary Students in Lagging Governorates The World Bank has approved a new US$10 million project to support Innovations towards Learning in three lagging Iraqi Governorates. The project aims to enhance teaching practices of Arabic and Mathematics teachers, and improve literacy and […]

USD1.4m from Canada to support Youth Entrepreneurship in Iraq

UNICEF receives USD $1,4 million from the Government of Canada to support young people's transition to entrepreneurship and employment in Iraq The Government of Canada has contributed USD$1.4 million to UNICEF to support close to 1,500 young people in Iraq to generate educational and economic opportunities for inclusive development and participation for a 2-year period. […]