Al Qasoor plant
The UK contributes US$5.2 million to stabilization in Iraq

Baghdad – The Government of the UK has contributed an additional US$5.2 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings the UK’s total contribution to FFS to US$15 million to date. ...

Procurement
Implementation of e-tendering in UNDP Iraq

Baghdad- UNDP Country Office in Iraq is pleased to inform all potential construction firms/companies that starting 01 August 2017, all procurement processes will be conducted using the online e-tendering system, Electronic Tendering Platform. UNDP in Iraq will also continue posting the advertisements on UNDP Global...

Dukan
UNDP helps improve access to safe drinking water in Sulaimaniyah Governorate

Sulaimaniyah – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Sulaimaniyah Governorate completed the rehabilitation of the main water network providing safe drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people. UNDP’s Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP) and Sulaimaniyah Governorate repaired...

Fallujah
Rebuilding lives and neighbourhoods after conflict

  By Matthew French, Programme Specialist, UNDP Iraq. The fall of Mosul to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in 2014 and the group’s quick advance across nearly one third of the country plunged Iraq into a deep political, social and security crisis. Almost 5 million Iraqis have fled their homes to safer...

Toyota
With support from UNDP and Toyota Iraq, displaced Iraqi youth learn job skills and regain hope for a better life

Erbil-Tokyo, 28 June 2017 – More than three million Iraqis are currently displaced as a result of the protracted conflict in Iraq. The experience of displacement has been particularly difficult for young people, whose education and employment opportunities have been upended. Immediate support is urgently needed to...

Arbat
A Socio-cultural Centre is benefiting thousands of people in Arbat, Sulaimaniyah

Arbat, 21 June 2017- “I have no words to express the suffering we went through. I managed to flee Yathrib along with my wife and our two daughters, yet the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) killed my three sons. Since then we are hosted in a camp in Arbat, and we thought we were forgotten. We are so...

Study tour
Iraqi Parliamentarians and NGOs explore models of diversity protection and anti-discrimination legislations in Eastern Europe

Sofia- From 13-17 June 2017, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a study tour and workshop in Sofia, Bulgaria, for a group of 11 Parliamentarians and representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to explore models of diversity protection and anti-discrimination legislations in...

East Mosul
With destruction in western Mosul some of the worst in the campaign against ISIL, Australia contributes US$1.5 million to stabilization in Iraq

Baghdad – The Government of Australia has contributed an additional US$1.5 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings Australia’s total contribution to FFS to almost US$3 million to...

Playground
Enabling children to grow, develop skills and remain safe

Basra, 08 June 2017- “Every day on my way home from school, my friends and I spend our afternoon playing at the playground,” said Mahdi, 11, from Al Nashwa sub-district of Basra, South of Iraq. In 2015, and under the UNDP-Shell Partnership, four playgrounds were constructed between Basra’s sub-districts of Al...

Al Azrakiyah Water Treatment Plant
A stabilization milestone is reached in Fallujah

Baghdad- Marking a key milestone in Fallujah’s recovery, the Government of Iraq and UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) re-opened Al Azrakiyah Water Treatment Plant, which provides safe water to more than 60% of the city.   The rehabilitation of the plant was one of the key projects requested by the...

The fourth meeting of the Security Sector Reform (SSR)
UNDP is supporting Iraq to establish a computerized integrated information sharing system for criminal justice

Baghdad – The fourth meeting of the Security Sector Reform (SSR) Criminal Justice Working Group (CJWG) was held on 11 May 2017 in Baghdad, co-chaired by Iraqi authorities and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The meeting focused on establishing an Integrated Criminal Justice Information Technology...

As-salamiyah opening
Stabilization in newly liberated areas in the Ninewah Plains is taking-off

Baghdad- The Government of Iraq and UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) re-opened the As-Salamiyah Water Treatment Plant at a ceremony yesterday in Nimrud. The Treatment Plant, which will provide safe drinking water for hundreds of thousands of people in the Ninewah Plains, is one of the first major...

ICRRP beneficiary
Japan contributes additional US$16.7 million to stabilization and resilience in Iraq

Baghdad - The Government of Japan has contributed an additional US$16.7 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) and Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP) to promote stabilization, recovery, and resilience-building in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL),...

Nazeer
UNDP-Shell Partnership: Carving the path to sustainable economic growth

Basra, 03 May 2017- Along with his father, 37 year-old Nazeer has been running the family’s small carpentry workshop for years in Basra, South of Iraq. His business is based on building doors for houses in his village in Al Nashwah sub-district of Basra.  Artistically carving the wooden doors with designs and Arabic...