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Democratic Governance

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Overview

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in line with the National Development Plan of Iraq, supports efforts to improve the country’s governance and thereby improve the quality of life for all men, women and children in Iraq. Drawing from its on-the-ground experience in over 180 countries, UNDP in Iraq utilises its extensive expertise to help Iraqis strengthen participatory processes, increase political equity, enhance institutional accountability and increase access to justice in their country.

UNDP’s democratic governance work focuses on development that responds to the needs of all Iraqi citizens, including the poor. Through these programmes UNDP in Iraq aims to promote participation, accountability and transparency at all levels and build effective and capable Iraqi institutions that are accountable, transparent, inclusive and responsive.

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Baghdad, 2 June 2019 – On 28 May 2019 senior officials of the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, together…

In June 2019, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Inteirior's (MoI)…

Baghdad 17 February 2019 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Jointly with the…

Erbil, 20 February 2019 – Hundreds of thousands of people in Iraq will benefit from two new projects…

Mosul- On 21 February 2019, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the…

Baghdad, 4 March 2019 – The Government of Denmark will contribute an additional 27 million Danish…

After nearly four years of conflict with ISIL, Iraq is recovering. Meet 15 women defying traditional…

One year ago, west Anbar was liberated from ISIL, clearing a long-awaited path to freedom for the…

It was his beloved bakery that brought Abdul Karim back to his hometown in western Iraq, almost four…

To neighbours in the communities of Azadi and Sirwan, in northern Iraq, paved roads mean much more…

Four years ago in Iraq, the biggest hospital in Hamdaniya was looted, set alight, and vandalized by…

Through the Funding Facility for Stabilization and the Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience…

UNDP believes that partnerships are fundamental for building broad-based consensus, resource…

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in line with the National Development Plan of Iraq,…

People of all ages, ethnicities and religions, men and women alike, were served by UNDP Iraq’s…

The mutual agreement between the Government of Iraq and the United Nations Development Programme to…

UNDP has been present in Iraq for more than 35 years, and currently operates under an agreement…

This landmark study, produced in collaboration with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and Iraq's…

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