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Funding Facility for Stabilization 2021 Annual Report

In 2021, the FFS completed 368 projects (3,060 since 2015) across all sectors of interventions and in the five liberated governorates of Anbar, Diyala, Kirkuk, Ninewa and Salah al-Din for a total…  


Open Day With Young Volunteers, Under 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

To mark 16 Days of Activism, UNDP organized an open day with 30 young volunteers.  


Advocating equality: Gender mainstreaming in societal peacebuilding at the local level in Iraq

For sustainable change to occur, a gender perspective must be considered at every level of society. From 15 to 17 June 2021, UNDP Iraq, in partnership with Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) and…  


Life in the driver’s seat

To foster the growth of Micro, Medium and Small Enterprises (MSME) Iraq, UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of Planning’s Central Statistical Organization and with support from the United States…  


Policing for the people: new initiative to boost local police services in Iraq

Police stations across Iraq will become more service-oriented and will better respond to the needs of citizens thanks to a new initiative between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in…  


UNDP Iraq launches handbook on citizen journalism to promote social cohesion as part of young media professionals program

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq has released a handbook on citizen journalism following an intensive training program for young media professionals on various topics including…  


Creating jobs opportunities in Salah al-Din

Years of instability due to the conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have adversely impacted Iraq’s economic growth, leading to a reduction injob opportunities for young…  


Celebrating Iraqi culture: Diversity is strength in the Ninewa Plains

The event is part of UNDP Iraq’s Social Cohesion Programme activities, which work to empower local community leaders with skills in community outreach, conflict resolution, design and implementation…  


Supporting increased returns a top priority for Denmark with new DKK 50 million contribution

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes an additional DKK 50.3 million (US$8 million) contribution from the Government of Denmark to its flagship Funding Facility for…  


A new step towards gender equality in Iraq; New MoU signed

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has today been signed between the General Secretariat of the Iraqi Council of Ministers’ (GSCOM) Women Empowerment Directorate and the United Nations Development…  

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