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  • Powering West Mosul’s water plants Aug 15, 2017

    Mosul was one of the last major holdouts in Iraq of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), who took control of the city in mid-2014. The military campaign to liberate the city started in October 2016 and continued for ten months. Nearly one million civilians were evacuated during one of the largest managed evacuations in modern history.

  • What's needed to help Mosul recover? UNDP Iraq's Lise Grande explains Jul 20, 2017

    Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), and UNDP Resident Representative in Iraq, Ms. Lise Grande, gave the below interview to The Fiscal Times in response to a query on the scale of rebuilding needed to bring Mosul back to life.

  • Rebuilding lives and neighbourhoods after conflict Jun 28, 2017

    The fall of Mosul to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in 2014 and the group’s quick advance across nearly one third of the country plunged Iraq into a deep political, social and security crisis. Almost 5 million Iraqis have fled their homes to safer areas in the country.

  • Lessons from a year of post-ISIL stabilization in Iraq Mar 7, 2017

    In Mosul a battle is raging to take back the city from ISIL. As the fighting ends, essential work is ramping up to make sure that people who have been displaced by occupation and war can return to their homes as fast as possible - and stay there.

  • UNDP-Shell partnership continues its oil and gas capacity building programmes in Basra Dec 7, 2015

    One of the key components of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Shell partnership, since it was launched in March 2012, has been to build the capacity of the oil and gas workforce in Basra, Southern Iraq.

  • Iraq’s Shura Councils and universities modernize legislative drafting methodologies Sep 22, 2015

    Eighteen members of Iraq’s federal and regional Shura Councils and academics from different universities gathered in Amman for a three-week workshop on legislative drafting, with a special focus on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing.