Al Qasoor Reopening
Key water treatment plant reopened in Mosul

Mosul - The Government of Iraq and UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) officially reopened the Al Qasoor Water Treatment Plant at a ceremony yesterday in Mosul. Al Qasoor is the second largest water treatment plant in eastern Mosul, providing safe drinking water for 35 percent of residents. The plant...

Mosul
Powering West Mosul’s water plants

  By Hugo de Vries, Stabilization Specialist, UNDP Iraq. Mosul was one of the last major holdouts in Iraq of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), who took control of the city in mid-2014. The military campaign to liberate the city started in October 2016 and continued for ten months. Nearly one million...

Germany
The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and UNDP sign a US$2.8 million funding agreement to promote reconciliation at the community level

Baghdad- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the German Embassy in Baghdad signed a cooperation agreement to support civic and community-based reconciliation across Iraq. Under the leadership of the Implementation and Follow Up National Reconciliation Committee (IFNRC) of the Office of Iraq’s...

Mounir signing with al-Saadi
The Iraqi Government and UNDP sign a flagship agreement to promote reconciliation at the community level

Baghdad– The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Implementation and Follow Up National Reconciliation Committee (IFNRC) of the Office of Iraq’s Prime Minister signed, in Baghdad, a flagship partnership agreement to promote civic and community-based reconciliation in Iraq.   Through the partnership,...

UNICEF
UNDP and UNICEF to promote emergency preparedness amongst children in Iraq

Baghdad – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are joining efforts to conduct child-centric advocacy and promote school-based preparedness along the Tigris River flood path in Iraq. The two sister agencies signed a partnership agreement in this regard...

French Ambassador
France contributes US$980,600 to resilience in Iraq

Baghdad– The Government of France has contributed US$980,600 (€833,500) to UNDP’s Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP) to promote recovery and resilience-building in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).  Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis fled the ISIL takeover of...

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...

Drone view of Mosul
What's needed to help Mosul recover? UNDP Iraq's Lise Grande explains

Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), and UNDP Resident Representative in Iraq, Ms. Lise Grande, gave the below interview to The Fiscal Times in response to a query on the scale of rebuilding needed to bring Mosul back to life.   How soon can the rebuilding of Mosul...

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. ...

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...