UNDP helps displaced people return to TikritJun 25, 2015UNDP dispatched an expert team to help identify priorities and work with local authorities to stabilise conditions and prepare for the safe and voluntary returns of the tens of thousands of people who fled Tikrit.
Barznja durable shelter site handed over to Sulaymaniyah authoritiesMay 25, 2015UNDP supported the connection to the electrical grid, internal roads and walk ways and the WASH infrastructure of Barznja shelter community in the Governorate of Sulaymaniyah.
Dignity at the heart of Dawoodiya camp – UN handover to local authoritiesMay 21, 2015The UN Development Programme (UNDP) today officially handed over to local authorities in Dohuk, Kurdistan, the communal facilities it helped build in Dawoodiya camp for internally displaced persons.
Improved sanitation key to the health of displaced and host communities in Dohuk May 21, 2015The UN Development Programme (UNDP) today donated three dislodging tankers to local authorities in Dohuk, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to improve WASH services in a governorate, which contends with one of the largest numbers of internally displaced persons in the world.
First ever crisis coordination and disaster preparedness centre in KurdistanMay 17, 2015The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Interior today inaugurated its Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), mandated by the Council of Ministers in January 2015.
The Basra Compact, a flagship partnership to revive the economy in southern IraqMay 5, 2015The authorities of Basra and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today signed a flagship agreement, the Basra Compact, aiming at strengthening participatory and accountable governance and reviving the economic activity in the southern governorate.
The 5-Miles IDPs camp in Basra, a story of social cohesionMay 4, 2015The opening ceremony of new shops managed by internally displaced persons in the popular al-Asri market, 5 miles off the city of Basra, marks a story of success. UNDP helped them boost their job skills and entrepreneurship through training. As they regain their livelihoods, they now show signs of recovery.
UNDP to strengthen the management capacity of the Iraqi portsMar 31, 2015The General Company of Ports of Iraq (GCPI) and the UN Development Agency (UNDP) today signed in Basra an extended partnership on strengthening the management of the ports.
First Women’s Offices open in Basra and KarbalaMar 17, 2015Basra and Karbala’s Governorates yesterday opened their first Women’s Offices devoted to the participation of women and men in development processes. The University of Karbala and UNDP also launched a Gender Studies Unit.
New Private Sector Development Strategy to put Iraq on a path of long-term sustainable growthFeb 12, 2015The Iraqi government today launched in Baghdad its Private Sector Development Strategy 2014-2030, which aims at creating growth and jobs through a diversification of the private sector.