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My son volunteered his soul to Iraq: Forgiveness towards reconciliation

“Good intentions lead to forgiveness and peace,” declares Sayed Jawad, a Shi’ite Muslim religious leader from Tal Afar, Ninewa Governorate. Since 2004, Sayed has been working to fight sectarian…  


Addressing needs of Iraq’s most vulnerable critical for inclusive and sustainable recovery from COVID-19, new UNDP reports say

Recovery strategies targeting Iraq’s vulnerable populations – including women, youth and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) – must be prioritized to ensure inclusive and sustainable recovery from…  


Impact of COVID-19 on Iraq’s Vulnerable Populations

One of two complementary reports released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq in collaboration with the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) and the…  


Findings of the Assessment of COVID-19’s Socioeconomic Impact on Iraq’s Vulnerable Populations

One of two complementary reports released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq in collaboration with the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) and the…  


Iraq reaffirms commitment to climate action under the Paris Agreement: Draft nationally determined contributions document finalized

Iraq, through the Iraqi Ministry of Health and Environment, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq, has renewed its commitment to combating climate change by…  


UNDP Iraq hosts Interfaith Religious Conference in Erbil on peaceful coexistence

The United Nations Development Programme in Iraq (UNDP) in partnership with the Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displaced (MOMD), the Governorate of Ninewa, and supported by the Government of Denmark,…  


New Era of Mapping Digital Local Solutions to Tackle Development Challenges in Iraq by UNDP Accelerator Lab

Humans have continuously developed means to adapt, progress, and face daily challenges. Today, we call these means “technology”, and we use it daily to communicate, learn, work, and connect to the…  


Asiacell and UNDP Iraq join efforts to support youth employment and entrepreneurs

Following its commitment to boosting youth employment and strengthening Iraq’s Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Asiacell today signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the…  


New project supports transparency and accountability to curb corruption in Iraq

A EUR 15 million initiative aimed at curbing corruption in Iraq and bolstering transparency and public accountability has been launched today in partnership between the European Union Delegation to…  


Solidarity through storytelling: empowering Iraqi women

“I had hope that our city would be restored. But when ISIS continued marching forward and took control; they began kidnapping girls. I hated being a girl and wished to be dead.”- Amani Salih, 30 years…  

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