A year-long Training of Trainers concludes promising more good governance support to official and civil society bodies
Oct 18, 2016
In partnership with the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Directorate of Iraq’s Council of Representatives and the Government of Sweden, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) marked today in Baghdad the conclusion of a one-year Training of Trainers project addressing the needs of NGOs in good governance practices.
EU/UNDP Innovation for Development Initiative positions Iraq on the Social Good Summit global map with 6 youth gatherings
Oct 9, 2016
Positioning Iraq on the Social Good Summit global map and promoting innovation and entrepreneurship for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the EU/UNDP Innovation for Development Initiative under the Local Area Development Programme (LADP) organized six innovation gatherings in Baghdad, Erbil, Kirkuk, Basra and Diwaniyah over the period of 9 September to 8 October 2016.
Efforts continue to mainstream Results-Based Management fundamentals into government planning and monitoring
Oct 5, 2016
Within the framework of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) support to Iraq’s Government Programme (2014-2018), the sixth round of capacity development workshops was conducted in Erbil over the period of 24 September to 4 October 2016. The objective is to enhance the National Capacity for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation for Development Results, and more specifically to upgrade the skills of participants from targeted public sector institutions.
A new Funding Facility for Economic Reform is being established to accelerate reforms in the Kurdistan Region
Sep 28, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an agreement today in Erbil with the Ministry of Planning of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to establish a new Funding Facility for Economic Reform (FFER).
Third contribution from the Republic of Korea for stabilization in Iraq
Sep 27, 2016
The Government of the Republic of Korea has contributed US$3 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Leaving No Woman Behind: UNDP and COMSEC collaborate to integrate gender perspective in Iraq’s public sector
Sep 22, 2016
In collaboration with Iraq’s Council of Ministers Secretarial (COMSEC), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a conference on the integration of gender perspective as a basic pillar of the Sustainable Development Goals (2015 – 2030). Titled Leaving No Woman Behind: Towards Transformative Inclusive Development, the conference was held on 22 September at Al Nahrain Center in Baghdad, under UNDP’s Iraq Public Sector Modernization Programme (I-PSM).
New Zealand contributes to stabilization in Iraq on the eve of the Mosul operation
Sep 21, 2016
The Government of New Zealand has contributed US$1 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
UNDP and Government of Iraq commence missions to assess rule of law needs and challenges at provincial level
Sep 8, 2016
At the request of the Government of Iraq (GoI), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been helping counterparts to reform the Security Sector and broader Rule of Law priorities in the country. In order to ensure the reform plans are robust and address both national and provincial level priorities, UNDP’s Rule of Law team undertook a field mission to Basra from 6 to 8 September 2016. Also represented were the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the Baghdad Security Sector Reform Civil Society Network.
Civilian Policing Working Group meets with the participation of Iraq’s Ministry of Interior
Aug 29, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is assisting the Government of Iraq (GoI) in its efforts on Security Sector Reform (SSR) through a well-established partnership with the Office of the National Security Advisor (ONSA). On 29 August, UNDP and ONSA co-chaired the first meeting between the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and international partners within the Civilian Policing Working Group, at Al Nahrain Centre for Strategic Studies in Baghdad.
UNDP is proud to support the fight against corruption
Aug 11, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Iraq signed an agreement today in Baghdad to help strengthen the capacity of the Government to detect, investigate and prosecute high-profile and complex corruption cases.