• Twenty-five deputy ministers sensitized on Results-Based Management and Budgeting Jun 18, 2016

    In support of the Government’s important reform agenda, the United Nations Development Programme brought together 25 deputy ministers to participate in a high-level workshop in mid-June in Amman to discuss result-based management and budgeting. The workshop was held under the patronage of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers and supported by UNDP’s Public Sector Modernization (I-PSM) Programme.

  • 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.

  • First ever crisis coordination and disaster preparedness centre in Kurdistan May 17, 2015

    The Kurdistan Ministry of Interior today launched its Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), which was established in Erbil in January. Several international donor partners and the United Nations extended support to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to build an institutional response and coordination capacity not only to the on-going humanitarian and development crisis in Iraq, but also to future man-made and natural disasters in an ‘all hazards’ approach.

  • e-Missan: Towards Iraq’s Capital of Technology May 24, 2014

    Under the high auspices and with the participation of the Governor of Missan, Mr. Ali Dawai Lazim, a two-day consultative workshop on e-Missan Execution was held on 24-25 May in partnership with UNDP Iraq.

  • Training of Police on Domestic and Gender Based Violence in KRG May 22, 2014

    Under the Family, Support Justice and Security Programme, UNDP continues to support the Directorate of Combating Violence Against Women (DCVAW) and Ministry Of Interior to assist the KRG to combat Domestic and Gender based Violence in the Region.

  • "Modern Methodologies of Legislative and Administrative Consultations” workshop held in Istanbul targeted 20 participants May 12, 2014

    As part of UNDP’s overall support to the Iraq Council of Representatives (COR), UNDP-Iraq, in coordination with the Research and Development Advisor’s Office of the Presidency Council in the CoR, organized a three day workshop entitled “Modern Methodologies of Legislative and Administrative Consultations” in Istanbul from May 12 to 14, 2014.

  • Iraq Commemorates World Tuberculosis Day Mar 24, 2014

    In the conjunction with the International World Tuberculosis Day of March 24th, the UNDP National TB Programme organized the 6th National TB conference in Nasiryha -Thiqar from 24-25 of March 2014. Attended by Senior Officials from the Ministry of Health, Members from the Council of Representatives and governorate councils as well as the Director General of Health in Thiqar, the conference was an opportunity to share knowledge and practices between various governorates as well as to recognize the dedicated efforts Iraq has made in addressing this serious health issue.

  • A graduation ceremony to award Cambridge Certificates to the Offices of the Inspectors General (OIGs) Mar 23, 2014

    On March 23rd 2014, A graduation ceremony was held to award Cambridge Certificates to distinguished trainees from the Offices of the Inspectors General (OIGs) in Iraq as part of the UNDP Iraq project, "Providing technical assistance to the offices of inspectors general in Iraq".

  • CSO Peer Knowledge Exchange in Iraq Feb 27, 2014

    Peer knowledge exchange is a powerful learning tool. This was demonstrated during the “2nd CSO Peer Knowledge Exchange Workshop” UNDP organized in Erbil from 25 to 27 February 2014. This event is the second of its kind to bring together 31 CSOs to exchange experiences and learn from each other. CSOs were given a rare opportunity to share experiences and lessons learned with their peers