Mosul University’s Central Library — once a cultural icon — was ravaged by ISIL. But that hasn’t stopped students continuing their love for reading.
The average conflict lasts nine years and most displaced families are away from their homes for 17 years. This places a strain on refugees and their host communities, creating even bigger chasms of inequality.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the courier company DHL , in partnership with the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCCC) in Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) conducted a workshop on Getting Airports Ready for Disasters (GARD) for the period 14th to 18th Apr.
The Government of Germany will contribute an additional USD 1.14 million to advance criminal investigations and local policing, that are identified key priorities within the Government of Iraqi's on-going Security Sector Reform Programme.
The Steering Committee of the programme Supporting Recovery and Stability in Iraq through Local Development held its first annual meeting in Erbil, on 17 April 2019.
Under the Patronage of the First Deputy Speaker of Council of Representatives Mr. Hassan Al-Kabai, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized and facilitated a consultation session with the Council of Representatives (CoR), to exchange visions and objectives on the roles and current capacities of the Council to implement, monitor and finance Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Iraq.
The newly-rehabilitated College of Fine Arts at Mosul University was officially opened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Iraq.

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