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Design Thinking Methodology: Experimenting Local Solutions in Iraq

Experimentation is an infinite learning journey saturated with ambiguity, fear, and risk, while it is also coupled with excitement to test the innovative solutions. At the UNDP Accelerator Lab in…  


The role of entrepreneurs in tackling climate change

Do we know enough about the Sustainable Development Goals and in particular, the effects of "Climate change"? How can we respond to it? The UNDP YLP 6 in Iraq searched for an answer to this question.  


Signals spark strategic direction: COVID-19 Pandemic uncovers new opportunities for education in Iraq

We see opportunities during COVID-19 pandemic, we are not just daydreaming, we are learning to explore these opportunities and make them reality.  


Young Iraqis, the key to sustainable Peace

Since 2017, nine Iraqi Universities have been engaged in advancing capacities for Peace Education, through developing curricula for their own academic programs, capacity-building, and in the field of…  


The Learning Waves of Climate Change Status-Quo in Iraq

The UNDP Accelerator Lab team is committed to laying down the methodologies to investigate the environmental challenges in today’s world  


The link between lockdown and Gender-based violence in Iraq

Despite decades of progress closing the gender equality gap, close to 90 percent of women and men hold some sort of bias against women.  


Finding local solutions through the power of words and communication patterns

As people, we think and act uniquely, and when it comes to words, we express things differently depending on the way we coexist and interact with our surroundings. The Accelerator Lab has been working…  


Empowering women in business during unstable times

Raa’idat Competition encourages women to develop and grow their own enterprises. Despite the financial stress and anxiety resulting from the outbreak of Coronavirus in Iraq.  


Why young people are a critical resource in the fight against a pandemic

Iraqi youth unite to find sustainable solutions to the most pressing issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.  


Celebrate Eid at Home

As Ramadan draws to a close, families across Iraq are preparing to welcome Eid, and hoping to celebrate the holy month under better conditions next year.  

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