Workshop endorses plan of action and assessment mechanism on gender equalityAug 26, 2015Nearly 70 experts and representatives of multiple sectors from different governorates across Iraq have endorsed in Erbil a plan of action, recommendations and an assessment mechanism, which would help improve the gender equality environment and employment into local development and service delivery.
High level workshop on gender equality in budgeting launched in Erbil Aug 24, 2015The UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched on Monday, at Shahid Saad Abdullah Conference Centre in Erbil, a three-day high-level workshop on gender sensitive budgeting.
Gender sensitive budgeting workshop, Erbil, 24 - 26 August 2015Aug 18, 2015Gender sensitive budgeting is the theme of a workshop the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will conduct in Erbil, from 24 to 26 August 2015.
Action plan to promote civic engagement and volunteerism in Iraq Aug 8, 2015Thirty-five youth representing different youth groups, civil society organizations and the private sector outlined an action plan to develop volunteerism in Iraq. They mapped stakeholders, and identified online and offline tools for consultations, with the aim to produce a national document.
KRG-funded volunteers trained for their first UN assignmentsAug 6, 2015On 6 August, the first group of 13 volunteers completed a five day assignment preparation training. The training focused on providing participants with an understanding of community engagement and participation, working in cross-cultural environments, conflict mitigation and the role of volunteerism in development.
UNDP and Japan join hands to stimulate stabilization and recovery in IraqAug 3, 2015The Government of Japan provides US$ 1 million as an emergency grant to stimulate stabilization and recovery initiatives in newly liberated areas in Iraq. The grant will be channeled through the Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS) which is managed by UNDP under the leadership of the government.
USAID grants US$ 8.3 million for stabilizing Iraq’s newly liberated areasJul 30, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Iraq today signed in Baghdad a memorandum of acknowledgement in recognition of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) US$ 8.3 million grant to UNDP.
The Federal Government and Kurdistan Region’s Joint Crisis Coordination Centres take important steps to reach the most vulnerable people in IraqJul 26, 2015The Federal Government of Iraq’s Joint Coordination and Monitoring Centre (JCMC) and Kurdistan Regional Government’s Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC) today met in Erbil to discuss how to effectively reach to the more than 3 million displaced Iraqis in the country, as funding is drying up.
Extended partnership to improve electricity in KurdistanJul 2, 2015UNDP will play a pivotal role in updating the region’s master plan and strengthening the institutional capacity of the regional government by establishing a training centre in Erbil.
UNDP helps displaced people return to TikritJun 25, 2015UNDP dispatched an expert team to help identify priorities and work with local authorities to stabilise conditions and prepare for the safe and voluntary returns of the tens of thousands of people who fled Tikrit.