Peace and stability are key to achieving the Global Goals in the Arab States, EU-UNDP report says
Oct 2, 2017
Brussels- First report on the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States was released today in Brussels. Entitled “Empowering people and building peaceful societies”, the report showcases results of the many initiatives carried out by the EU and UNDP, impacting the lives of millions of people across the region.
Women Minorities Forum taking steps to contribute to recovery and resilience in Iraq
Sep 19, 2017
Erbil- The Women Minorities Forum (WMF), comprised of 20 women from different minorities in Iraq, met for the third time on 17-19 September 2017 in Erbil to discuss the role of women in bringing gender considerations to bear on the resilient recovery process in Iraq. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been providing technical support to the Forum since its establishment in 2016.
Iraq is addressing strategic urban development of the Pilgrimage governorates
Aug 27, 2017
Karbala- UN-Habitat and UNDP are helping Iraq to address strategic urban development of the Pilgrimage governorates of Najaf and Karbala. Nearly thirty Iraqi officials convened in the holy city of Karbala, on 22-23 August 2017, to partake in an intensive two-day workshop titled “Governorate Urban Strategies for the Pilgrimage Cluster: Meeting the SDGs in Iraq".
Criminal case management course for judges and prosecutors in Ninewah, first of a series of UNDP activities to support effective criminal justice administration in Iraq
Aug 26, 2017
Baghdad- Twelve Iraqi judges and prosecutors from the Governorate of Ninewah successfully completed a criminal case management course held in Baghdad on 25-26 August 2017. UNDP Rule of Law Programme designed and conducted the course collaboratively with the Higher Judicial Council and the Judicial Development Institute.
Key water treatment plant reopened in Mosul
Aug 22, 2017
Mosul - The Government of Iraq and UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) officially reopened the Al Qasour Water Treatment Plant at a ceremony yesterday in Mosul.
The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and UNDP sign a US$2.8 million funding agreement to promote reconciliation at the community level
Aug 15, 2017
Baghdad- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the German Embassy in Baghdad signed a cooperation agreement to support civic and community-based reconciliation across Iraq.
The Iraqi Government and UNDP sign a flagship agreement to promote reconciliation at the community level
Aug 4, 2017
Baghdad– The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Implementation and Follow Up National Reconciliation Committee (IFNRC) of the Office of Iraq’s Prime Minister signed, in Baghdad, a flagship partnership agreement to promote civic and community-based reconciliation in Iraq.
UNDP and UNICEF to promote emergency preparedness amongst children in Iraq
Aug 3, 2017
Baghdad – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are joining efforts to conduct child-centric advocacy and promote school-based preparedness along the Tigris River flood path in Iraq. The two sister agencies signed a partnership agreement in this regard in Baghdad.
France contributes US$980,600 to resilience in Iraq
Aug 2, 2017
Baghdad– The Government of France has contributed US$980,600 (€833,500) to UNDP’s Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP) to promote recovery and resilience-building in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Implementation of e-tendering in UNDP Iraq
Jul 23, 2017
Baghdad- UNDP Country Office in Iraq is pleased to inform all potential construction firms/companies that starting 1 August 2017, all procurement processes will be conducted using the online e-tendering system, Electronic Tendering Platform.