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Young Iraqis Receive Grants to Kickstart Their Businesses

20 innovative business ideas driven by young people from Kirkuk and Mosul have received a grant of US$ 5,000 each. This will help kick-start their business ideas and boost the local start-up system.  


Combating Misinformation Online in Iraq

In Iraq, a country where more than half its population uses social media, a simple click of the mouse can easily spread misinformation and fake news. From false health reports to religious and…  


Engaging the Women’s Empowerment Departments in Implementing and Monitoring SDG5 (Gender Equality) and the 2030 Agenda in Iraq

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its guiding principle “leaving no one behind” aims to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women and girls, irrespective of age, race,…  


Innovation first: new initiative by UNDP digitalizes Iraq’s public sector

Under the Digital Transformation and E-governance project - in Iraq-, Iraq’s Council of Ministers Secretariat (COMSEC) with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and…  


Special Investigation Courses for Iraqi Police

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq has completed a series of special investigation courses for investigators of the Iraqi police service with support from Germany. Weekly and…  

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