Our Stories

  • Staying safe in Iraq
    Aug 12, 2018

    On this year’s international Youth Day, see how UNDP is working with the Government of Iraq to create #SafeSpaces4Youth

  • Escaping from ISIL, a Yazidi sexual violence survivor rebuilds her life
    Aug 5, 2018

    After the rise of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)/Da’esh in 2014, the Government and people of Iraq have suffered from the impact of one the decade’s worst conflicts, which involved the widespread commission of violations of international law by the terrorist group, including conflict-related sexual violence.

  • An Ancient River With A Modern Bridge
    Aug 5, 2018

    On a hot, windless summer’s day, a crowd gathered on the banks of the Euphrates to celebrate a significant moment for its citizens. The Fallujah Iron Bridge, the iconic landmark around since the 1930s, was finally re-opening.

  • A long journey home
    Jun 27, 2018

    In Iraq’s Ninewa plains, UNDP is rehabilitating 2,100 houses destroyed during the ISIL conflict. Six families share their stories about returning home.

  • UNDP-Toyota Iraq: a recipe for success to improve the lives of displaced Iraqi youth
    Jun 19, 2018

    UNDP’s Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP) partnered with one of the world’s leading automotive companies, Toyota Iraq, to offer unique opportunities for displaced youth who struggle to find employment.

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