Ministerial meeting assesses reforms in building systems for the Kurdistan Region of IraqApr 26, 2016The progress achieved under the project Establishing a Building Control Regime for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I), funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and implemented by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), was discussed in a ministerial meeting today in Erbil. Ministers of Planning, Municipalities and Tourism, Housing and Construction, Head of Board of Investment, and Governor of Erbil attended the meeting.
Erbil marks the launch of its Provincial Development Strategy 2016-2018 with a breathtaking audiovisual performance at the historic CitadelApr 20, 2016At an official ceremony at Erbil's historic Citadel, the Governorate of Erbil launched its Provincial Development Strategy. The ceremony was presided over by H.E. Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, and attended by members of the Council of Ministers, diplomatic corps and the Erbil Government. H.E. Governor of Erbil, Mr. Nawzad Hadi, presented the provincial strategy.
The United Arab Emirates provides a generous contribution to help stabilize Iraq’s liberated areasApr 19, 2016The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is contributing US$10 million to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help accelerate the stabilization of areas newly liberated from Daesh.
EU reassures commitment to help the people of Iraq “regain hope in their institutions”Apr 14, 2016The National Advisory Committee (NAC) of UNDP’s Local Area Development Programme (LADP) met in Amman today, chaired by the Deputy Minister of Planning from the Federal Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Director General for Regional Development, and the European Union (EU) Ambassador in Iraq.
The Netherlands provides generous funding to accelerate stabilization and returns in newly liberated areasMar 31, 2016The Kingdom of the Netherlands is giving US$5.69 million (€5 million) to the United Nations Development Programme to support stabilization in areas newly liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
UNDP and Japan partner to support stabilization and resilience in IraqMar 28, 2016The Government of Japan is providing US$23.5 million to support the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in its work to help stabilize and build resilience in Iraq. Japan’s contribution will be channeled through UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS) and through UNDP’s Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP).
High level UN mission to Ramadi to launch stabilization activitiesMar 22, 2016The Governor of Anbar, Mr. Sohaib al-Rawi, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative and UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, Ms. Lise Grande, visited Ramadi today to assess conditions and provide urgently needed support to families returning to their homes.
Parliament members and civil society come together to promote community reconciliation in IraqFeb 27, 2016Iraq’s Council of Representatives convened a roundtable on 27 February in Baghdad that brought together elected officials and civil society leaders and organizations to discuss the best ways to promote community reconciliation throughout the country and most especially in areas impacted by violence and liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The roundtable was supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UNAMI Human Rights.
UNDP at 50: An investment in UN’s key role in developmentFeb 24, 2016As it marks 50 years at the frontlines of international development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) should be seen as an investment in the UN’s critical role in helping to build a world free of poverty and inequality, said UNDP Administrator Helen Clark.
Booby-traps are a major impediment preventing the safe return of displaced families to RamadiFeb 22, 2016The United Nations Development Programme, which manages the Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), is deeply worried about the safety of displaced families who want to return to Ramadi.
- 26 Apr 2016:Ministerial meeting assesses reforms in building systems for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq
- 20 Apr 2016:Erbil marks the launch of its Provincial Development Strategy 2016-2018 with a breathtaking audiovisual performance at the historic Citadel
- 19 Apr 2016:The United Arab Emirates provides a generous contribution to help stabilize Iraq’s liberated areas