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Canada reaffirms its commitment to Iraq’s stabilization with new CAD 10 million support

The Government of Canada has pledged an additional CAD 10 million (approximately US$ 7.8 million) to support the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq as it works to accelerate…  


UNDP supports Deputy Governors on local implementation of the National Strategy to Prevent Violent Extremism in Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq, in partnership with the National Committee on the Implementation of the Strategy to Prevent Violent Extremism at the National Security…  


Ba’aj General Hospital reopens: Restoring essential health care services to Western Ninewa

The newly rehabilitated Ba’aj General Hospital was officially inaugurated today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ninewa Governorate, with generous funding by the Federal…  


UNDP completes rehabilitation of 60 municipality shops and three schools in western Ninewa

Sixty municipality shops in Tal Abta and three primary schools in Sinjar that were damaged or destroyed during the ISIL conflict were officially inaugurated by the United Nations Development Programme…  


Rebuild, recover and reform: How the European Union is supporting development in Iraq

With $US 166 million pledged since 2016, the EU’s commitment to the people of Iraq is as stronger than ever. From supporting stabilization efforts, to bolstering the anti-corruption agenda and…  


UK and Canada Support Iraq’s fight against Climate Change

Increasing temperatures, declining rainfall, salinity, and more frequent sand and dust storms are some of the challenges faced by Iraq due to climate change. In fact, the country is classified as the…  


Health facilities in Al-Karma officially reopen after destruction by ISIL

Two newly-rehabilitated health facilities – the External Consultancy Clinic and Al-Sijr Public Health Centre were officially reopened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Government of…  


Making Waves in Basra: Defying gender norms in development projects

As the world calls for more women and girls in technology, science, engineering and other typically male-dominated industries, 35-year-old Zainab Sadiq in Basra, Iraq’s southernmost governorate is…  


Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and UNDP partner to boost employment opportunities in Iraq

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today. The partnership will…  


New contribution from Japan supports UNDP’s work on Preventing Violent Extremism in Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq has welcomed a US$2.5 million (JPY 289 730 000) contribution from the Government of Japan to support social stability in Iraq through Preventing…  

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