Germany contributes an additional $3.9 million to help stabilize newly liberated areas in Iraq
May 6, 2016
Germany has contributed an additional US$3.9 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). This contribution brings Germany’s total financing of the Facility to $16 million.
Women Minorities Forum established to promote rights, inclusiveness and participation in community reconciliation
Apr 30, 2016
The role of women in promoting the protection of minority rights and participation in public policies and community reconciliation in Iraq was the theme of a three-day workshop organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) over the period of 28-30 April in Amman, Jordan.
Workshop in Baghdad to empower additional civil society representatives to influence public policies
Apr 26, 2016
To promote strategic partnerships between civil society organizations (CSOs) and legislative institutions in Iraq, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a training workshop on 26 April in Baghdad targeting 18 representatives of local CSOs. This training came under UNDP’s Strengthening Participatory and Accountable Governance programme (SPAG), funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Government of Denmark.
Ministerial meeting assesses reforms in building systems for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Apr 26, 2016
The 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 Citadel
Apr 20, 2016
At 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 areas
Apr 19, 2016
The 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, 2016
The 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 areas
Mar 31, 2016
The 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 Iraq
Mar 28, 2016
The 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 activities
Mar 22, 2016
The 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.