Democratic Governance

  • Support for Integrated Reconciliation Programme

    At the onset of 2017, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) established the Reconciliation Unit. Through this Unit, UNDP intends to develop a nuanced, systematic approach to transitional justice and reconciliation that would resonate with Iraqi citizens’ most pressing concerns, in partnership with the Implementation and Follow Up National Reconciliation Committee (IFNRC) and its respective partners. This project comes under the new Support for Integrated Reconciliation Programme, and works in close partnership with, and complementary to UNAMI’s historical settlement process with Iraq’s political leadership.

  • Funding Facility for Economic Reform-Federal

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is assisting Iraq in its efforts towards implementing key economic reform initiatives. To this end, UNDP and the Office of the Prime Minister of Iraq signed a project document establishing the FFER-Federal on 29 January 2017.

  • Local Area Development Programme (LADP-EU)

    In response to the fragmented process of local development in Iraq, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been supporting Governorates in building capacity for effective planning and implementation of local development strategies through the Local Area Development Programme (LADP). Funded by the European Union (EU), the Programme duration is envisaged for 3 years to target 12 Governorates: Anbar, Basra, Diyala, Duhok, Erbil, Kirkuk, Missan, Muthana, Ninewah, Qadisiya, Salah al-Din, and Sulaimaniyah.

  • Strengthening Participatory and Accountable Governance Project

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is assisting Iraq to implement national reform plans. This includes support to institutional reform and good governance through modernizing the Council of Representatives’ (CoR) internal procedures, reinforcing its oversight role, and fostering inclusive participation in legislative processes and public policies. Under Strengthening Participatory and Accountable Governance project (SPAG), UNDP is also extending support to the Parliament of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I), and Provincial Councils.