Learn more


Celebrating Iraqi culture: Diversity is strength in the Ninewa Plains

Located on the banks of the Tigris River, the Ninewa Plains is a region of Iraq that is exceptionally rich in culture thanks to its multi-faith communities.  


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,…  


Advocating a Gender Perspective in Peacebuilding: New MoU between UNDP Iraq and Folke Bernadotte Academy signed

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq and Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) to enhance local capacities for peacebuilding in…  


When renovation of Women Literacy Center forges social cohesion in Sebha

‘’ I have the opportunity to attend for the first time a training session along with women from all social components of Sebha. It is very interesting experience as I am learning a lot from them,’’  


Japan supports UNDP’s Programme on Community-based Reconciliation & Reintegration in Iraq during COVID-19

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq has welcomed a US$8.2 million (JPY 883,636,344) contribution from the Government of Japan to support community-based reconciliation and…  


UNDP supports the reintegration of families with perceived affiliation to ISIL

A peace agreement was signed today supporting the reintegration of families perceived to be affiliated with ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) in the Al-Ayadhiya sub-district of Tal Afar in…  


Rehabilitated public spaces can be powerful generators of social inclusiveness and greener recovery in war-affected Iraqi cities

This story reflects some of the work delivered by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) under the programme Supporting Recovery and Stability in Iraq through Local Development,…  


UNDP supports community reintegration of families with perceived affiliation to ISIL at Local Peace Conference in Habbaniyah

At today’s Local Peace Conference in Habbaniyah, Anbar Governorate, and under sponsorship of the Governor of Anbar (head of the Central Peace Committee in Anbar) and the Mayor of Habbaniyah (head of…  


United We Rise: How diverse religious leaders are promoting coexistence in Iraq

Religious leaders from various faiths across Iraq have come together to celebrate Iraq’s diversity and promote peace in their communities.  


Peacebuilding through journalism: UNDP Iraq launches training for young media professionals

“Everyone has a message in this life, and you should know how to use the tools available to help convey your message.” -Jassim, 27, education and media student from Najaf.  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Arab States 
Go to UNDP Global