Democratic Governance

  • 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.

  • Iraq Human Development Report 2014

    The Iraq National Human Development Report 2014 assesses development changes in Iraq since 2008, and focuses on youth concluding that education and employment for the Iraqi youth are at alarming levels.

  • Support to the Independent High Electoral Commission

    UNDP supports Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission to become a sustainable government structure able to carry out its constitutional mandate fully, independently, efficiently, transparently and accountably, in line with international professional standards.

  • Support to national tuberculosis control programmes

    UNDP Iraq helps increase social equity across Iraq for tuberculosis patients and provide services for all, free of charge. Despite the low prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Iraq, this project supports the national programme to develop a five year strategic plan to combat HIV/AIDS.

  • Empowering Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Iraq

    Through this project, UNDP supports CSOs to effectively monitor Government’s compliance with due process and transparency via the creation of CSOs Consortia.