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UNDP supports 284,000 people with access to fundamental basic services in Erbil Governorate

Erbil, 4 July 2018 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Erbil Governorate have launched eight infrastructure projects to improve services that are fundamental to daily life, such as…  


Iraq Sets up National Authority to Mobilize Global Climate Finance, Manage Environment and Climate Change Challenges

Amman – On June 2018, Iraq has established a high-powered National Designated Authority to help mobilize global climate funding in support of dealing with pressures imposed by a range of environmental…  


Improving the Effectiveness of Local Police in Iraq through Training and Mentoring

In March 2018, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) delivered a training and mentoring course for 23 mid-ranking police officers from the provinces of Anbar and Karbala on Improving the…  


UNDP Support to Iraq’s Sixth National Report on Convention on Biodiversity

Baghdad, 05 June 2018 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Iraqi Ministry of Health and Environment conducted the first technical workshop on drafting the Sixth National Report…  


Iraq’s Institutional Performance Management System endorsed for implementation across Iraq’s Public Sector

Baghdad – The Council of Ministers has endorsed “Iraq Government-Wide Institutional Performance Management System” for immediate application across public sector institutions in Iraq.  


Enhancing Police Role and Responsibilities in Criminal Investigations in Iraq

Baghdad, 10 May 2018 - The Ministry of the Interior of Iraq and UNDP held a workshop on establishing standard operating procedures (SOP) for criminal investigations.  


Australia substantially increases support to stabilization in Iraq

Baghdad, 8 May 2018 – The Government of Australia has contributed an additional USD 13.5 million (AUD 18 million) to the UNDP Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track…  


Access to safe drinking water is ensured for over 33,000 people in the Governorate of Erbil

Erbil – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Erbil Governorate completed the rehabilitation of the main water treatment plant in Rawanduz sub-district, which provided safe drinking…  


UNDP and UNAMI works with Iraqi High Elections Commission (IHEC) on gender mainstreaming in Iraq’s elections

Baghdad - 20 participants from IHEC’s gender unit participated in the first of a series of capacity building activites planned to support IHEC in the period leading up to the upcoming elections.  


Strengthening the Role of Women in Protecting Iraq’s Environment

Baghdad- To strengthen women’s participation in national environment protection, disaster preparedness and risk response to climate action, an electronic platform was launched on “Women for Safe and…  

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