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Giving Young Iraqis the Right Skills for Today’s Job Market

300 young Iraqis who have completed a three-month on-the-job training have received six-month employment contracts.  


Youth are the future: UNDP Iraq celebrates International Youth Day

Over half of Iraq’s total population of more than 40 million are under the age of 25. Young people are one of the most valuable resources for building a prosperous and inclusive Iraq, a country at a…  


UNDP Iraq supports Ministry of Planning to launch consultations for Iraq’s second Voluntary National Reviews

The effects of the COVID-19 crisis have had far-reaching impacts in Iraq, including those related to progress toward achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. …  


UNDP Iraq Accelerator Lab and Government of Iraq work to promote Blended Learning within higher education system in Iraq

Due to the need for alternative ways of working and learning brought about by effects of the coronavirus pandemic, many schools and universities have adopted blended learning across the globe. …  


Economic Reintegration: A Pathway for Peacebuilding and Social Cohesion

When young people are active and engaged in their communities, the result is a peaceful and strong social fabric. In November, UNDP Iraq, in partnership with Kurdistan Human Rights Watch, implemented…  


Fact Sheet: EU-Funded Beautiful Missan Project

Funded by the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting socio-economic growth through eco-tourism, restoration of cultural heritage and urban beautification in…  


Fact Sheet: EU-Funded Beautiful Basra Project

To improve the life of the people of Basra, south of Iraq, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is implementing the Beautiful Basra project with funding from the European Union (EU), and in…  


Eighty young Community Reporters capture unique perspectives of the local communities

Eighty youth, including internally displaced, host community members and Syrian refugees, have become Community Reporters after completing a training on broadcast and photojournalism. One third of…  


Fact Sheet: EU-Funded Project Sumereen

The project Sumereen: Sumerian Youth for Economic Development and Cultural Heritage supports socio-economic growth through eco-tourism and cultural heritage preservation in the Governorate of Thi Qar,…  


Beautiful Missan Project: Working towards rehabilitation of recreational infrastructure and job creation

Funded by the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the Beautiful Missan project that focuses on the rehabilitation of recreational infrastructure and job…  

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