The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through its Social Cohesion and Peaceful Coexistence project in cooperation with the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers organized a ceremony to commemorate the first excavation of the mass graves in Sinjar, Kujo Village.
On 18 March 2019, the Senior Deputy Minister of the Interior, Dr Aqeel Al-Khazaali endorsed the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on Criminal Investigations. These internal regulations for criminal investigations are meant to make crime management more reliable and efficient.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with the Electoral Team of United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) organized a strategic planning workshop as part of the continues support to the Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC).
Strengthening the capacity of universities across Iraq to contribute to the achievement of SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, UNDP Iraq, national NGO, Iraq Al-Amal and the UNESCO Chair for Peace Studies at the Univerity of Innsbruck, together launched a new national curriculum - “Diploma Programme for Peace and Conflict Studies”, which will be piloted in October 2019.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is rehabilitating 15,000 houses in West Mosul, bringing the total number of houses in its stabilization portfolio to more than 30,000 – the largest of its kind in Iraq.
The Government of The Kingdom of Denmark has contributed an additional DKK 50 million (USD 7.7 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances initiatives for rapid stabilization of areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
After nearly four years of conflict with ISIL, Iraq is recovering. Meet 15 women defying traditional gender roles and working to stabilize the country.

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34 million

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99%

of government revenue is generated by the oil sector

23%

of Iraqis live on less than US$ 2.2 a day

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