For youth affected by the crisis in Iraq, brushes, palettes and a good dose of creativity can be powerful tools to build a vision of peace and coexistence.
UNDP evaluated the performance and potential of promising niche markets to inform tailored livelihood interventions.
The course is first of a series of UNDP activities to support effective criminal justice administration in Iraq.
Supported by UN-Habitat and UNDP, Najaf and Karbala will have urban development strategies.
“Very few women work in my village, so my beauty shop will be the first,” said Ms. Zahra.
The second largest water treatment plant reopened in Mosul, providing safe drinking water to 300,000 people in 24 neighbourhoods.
More than 300 projects are already underway in Mosul, and hundreds more are starting in coming weeks.

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34 million



of government revenue is generated by the oil sector


of Iraqis live on less than US$ 2.2 a day


of youth (15-24 years) are unemployed

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