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  • 10 Jan 2013
    JICA and UNDP Sign Partnership Agreement to Accelerate Economic Recovery in Iraq

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and UNDP have signed a new agreement to strengthen their partnership and accelerate the implementation of infrastructure and economic development projects in Iraq. The focus of the partnership will be in key sectors such as electricity, water and sanitation, oil, irrigation, transportation and industry.

  • 12 Nov 2012
    UN Global Compact Sponsors Iraq’s First Design Excellence Award

    The Iraq UN Global Compact (UNGC) Network supported the “Tamayouz Award”, an academic excellence award for architectural graduation projects in Iraqi universities. UNDP Iraq, hosting the Secretariat of the UNGC Network, supported the promotion of the award and identification of Iraqi companies, members of the Network and committed to responsible business conduct in the construction sector, to sponsor the initiative.

  • 08 Mar 2012
    SMS Campaign in Missan gives citizens a Voice

    Around 78% of Iraqis use mobile telephones and 12% own a personal computer. In the Missan governorate, staff utilised the rise in technology amongst Iraqis by using a Short Message Service (SMS) campaign to learn more about the needs of citizens to increase public participation in local development matters.