Iraq’s Parliamentary Legal Committee develops plan to strengthen its legislative and oversight role
Oct 30, 2016
A strategic plan for the period of 2016 – 2018, an action plan, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Iraq’s Parliamentary Legal Committee were the outcome of a workshop jointly organized in Sulaimaniyah, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, by the Council of Representatives (CoR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
UNDP and Toyota capacitate displaced Iraqis to join the workforce and contribute to rebuilding the business environment
Oct 26, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Toyota Iraq launched a flagship job placement and vocational training programme to provide young, displaced Iraqis with access to sustainable income opportunities. This comes nearly four months after both parties signed an agreement in Erbil, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
UNDP facilitates Iraq’s national preparations to COP22
Oct 25, 2016
In collaboration with Iraq’s Ministry of Health and Environment, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a capacity building workshop on the Paris Climate Agreement and climate risk mitigation through implementation of the country’s poverty reduction strategies. Held in Sulaimaniyah over the period of 21 to 25 October 2016, the workshop aimed at preparing Iraq’s national delegation to the Conference of the Parties (COP22) that will take place in Marrakech, Morocco, early November.
UNDP Iraq joins the United Nations family in celebrating diversity on UN Staff Day
Oct 25, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joined the United Nations (UN) family in Iraq and worldwide today to mark the UN Staff Day, first observed in 1953.
EU LADP continues efforts for the integration of gender perspective in local development planning
Oct 19, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has concluded a 3-day workshop in Erbil on the integration of gender perspective in local area development planning. Organized under the EU Local Area Development Programme (LADP), implemented by UNDP, the workshop gathered 20 participants from women affairs bureaus in the Governorates of Basra, Missan, Diwaniyah, Muthanna, Diyala and Salah al-Din.
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).