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16 Jul 2014
Providing sustainable livelihood opportunities to vulnerable youth amongst the Syrian refugees and hosting communities in Dohuk and Erbil
UNDP and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) plan to provide sustainable livelihood opportunities to vulnerable youth amongst the Syrian refugees and hosting communities in Dohuk and Erbil.
18 Jun 2014
A total of 31,680 families displaced by last week's violence in the cities of Mosul and Tal Afar are seeking shelter in safer areas in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
08 Jun 2014
The National Symposium on Security Sector Reform and Governance in Iraq was opened today at Al Nahrain Centre for Strategic Studies in Baghdad in the presence of senior Iraqi Government and United Nations officials. The Symposium will focus on presenting the lessons learned by the United Nations in supporting Security Sector Reform, and on discussing how future national security dialogue in Iraq could benefit from international experience.
02 Jun 2014
A group of 31 unemployed male youths from Basrah Governorate have graduated from a vocational training programme in Amman, Jordan, an initiative delivered under a partnership between The United Nations Development Programme and Shell Iraq Petroleum Development BV (SIPD).
27 May 2014
Basrah, May 27 (UNDP) – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov together with UNDP Country Director Dr. Adam Abdelmoula and a number of Basrah Executive Officials inaugurated its new Programme Support Office in Basrah in an opening ceremony held in Basrah 27 May 2014.
19 May 2014
IPSM supports the Basra Governorate through Institutional Re-Structuring and Performance Enhancement Workshop
UNDP supported the Governorate of Basra, and more specifically its Public Administration Reform (PAR) Committee, in the organization of an Institutional Re-Structuring and Performance Enhancement Workshop that was held in Basra on 19-20 May 2014.
19 May 2014
Basra Governorate launches the e-Province Initiative and Organizes e-Local Governance Orientation and e-Readiness Transformation Assessment Workshop
The Governorate of Basra partnered with UNDP Iraq in conducting a three-day workshop on e-Local Governance Orientation and e-Readiness Transformation Assessment, held on 19-21 May 2014. This activity falls under UNDP’s Iraq Public Sector Modernization (IPSM) Project and contributes to the fulfillment of the Public Administration Reform (PAR) Workplan devised by the Governorate of Basra with the aim of improving efficiency and effectiveness of its local administration in service delivery.
10 May 2014
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research honors Anbar’s Renewable Energy Research Center
H.E. Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Iraq, Mr. Ali Al-Adeeb, granted excellence medals for Iraqi scientists and educational and research institutions of Iraq in a ceremony called “Iraq’s Science Day”. One of the honored research centers was Anbar Renewable Research Center which was established with the support of UNDP as an initiative under its Umbrella Project for Energy and Environment.
23 Apr 2014
UNDP Iraq will continue with their support to KRG Ministry of Interior, the Directorate and the communities in Kurdistan to ensure institutional capacities are developed, built and in place.
16 Apr 2014
Long standing partnership between the Government of Iraq and the UNDP to contextualize disaster risks within in the broader development framework of the country.
10 Apr 2014
On Thursday 10 April, a landmark agreement was signed between the High Judicial Council of Iraq (HJC) and UNDP establishing a cooperation framework to reform the legal and judicial sector in Iraq.
09 Apr 2014
Under the patronage of the Prime Minister, the Commission of Integrity in partnership with UNDP-Iraq Anti-Corruption Programme launched the Second Forum on Anti-Corruption in Baghdad on 9th April 2014. This Forum specifically focused on ‘Recovery of Stolen Assets”.
05 Apr 2014
A Regional consultation was organized by the Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS) from April 5-6 in Amman to present a new regional initiative ‘Fostering the Inclusive Participation and Effective Contribution of Arab Women in the Public Sphere” .
11 Mar 2014
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and UNDP announced a reinforcement agreement to strengthen their partnership and accelerate the implementation of infrastructure and economic development projects in Iraq to improve the economic recovery and living condition of Iraqi people in key sectors such as electricity, water and sanitation, oil, irrigation, transportation, industry, health and communication.
24 Feb 2014
Vocational Training is Key to Income Generation and Improving the Future of Unemployed Youth in Basrah – UNDP and Shell Iraq
UNDP in Iraq and Shell Iraq Petroleum Development BV (SIPD) are partnering to bring 30 unemployed male youths from Basrah Governorate to receive high quality vocational training in Amman, Jordan on 3rd March, 2014.
03 Nov 2013
A new legal help desk in Baghdad’s Rusafa Courthouse was inaugurated after Iraq’s Higher Judicial Council (HJC) partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Iraqi non-governmental organisation Dar Al Khibra to provide free legal services to indigent Iraqi citizens as part of a larger effort to strengthen the administration of and citizens’ access to justice in the country.
01 Oct 2013
Rehabilitated schools mean fewer children per classroom and increased quality of education in local communities – UNDP and Shell Iraq
Al Nashwa, Basrah, Iraq, October 2013 – The United Nations Development Programme in Iraq and Shell Iraq Petroleum Development BV (SIPD) opened two newly rehabilitated schools that will support the education of approximately 800 primary school children in the Al-Nashwa community, which is close to Iraq’s Majnoon oilfield.
26 Aug 2013
Vulnerable groups in southern Iraq will soon be able to access free legal services directly from the Basrah Justice Palace. “By establishing a legal help desk directly inside the Basrah Justice Palace, we are minimising the time and money spent by vulnerable groups to seek legal assistance,” said Rini Reza, chief of the UN Development Programme’s democratic governance unit in Iraq.
19 Jun 2013
Iraq’s Commission of Integrity, with the support of the Central Statistics Office, has launched findings from its study on corruption and integrity in the country’s public sector.
07 Jun 2013
The United Nations participated today in a national event to mark World Environment Day, where it renewed its commitment and support to the Government of Iraq in its efforts to preserve the environment and respond to climate change in Iraq.
- 16 Jul 2014:Providing sustainable livelihood opportunities to vulnerable youth amongst the Syrian refugees and hosting communities in Dohuk and Erbil
- 18 Jun 2014:UNDP responds to Internal Displaced People from Mosul
- 08 Jun 2014:National Symposium on Security Sector Reform in Iraq Focuses on Sustainable Security Solutions