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  • 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.

  • 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.