Press Releases & Statements

$660m required to cover priority stabilization needs in areas liberated from ISIL

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq will conduct in collaboration with UNFPA Syria Hub a training for Arab-speaking journalists in Iraq on GBV reporting during health crises: COVID-19.

On 4 November 2020, the Steering Committee on the National Programme for Informal Settlements, chaired by H.E. Dr. Khalid Battal Al-Najim, met to discuss the challenges in informal settlements.

Erbil, Iraq on 8 November 2020: The World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Kurdistan Region of Iraq launched a COVID 19 prevention and awareness-raising campaign to halt the recent surge in numbers of COVID-19 cases in the Region governorates of Erbil and Duhok.

BAGHDAD - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a generous contribution of US$600,000 from the Republic of Korea to help provide food assistance for three months for more than 350,000 people in camps in Iraq.

6 November 2020 - Conflict and the environment are deeply interlinked. Around the world, at least 40 per cent of all intrastate conflicts have had an important natural resource dimension.

New York, 2 November 2020 - On this year’s International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, the world, including the media, faces an entirely new challenge: COVID-19.

Baghdad/Nasiriya, 2nd November 2020 - Twenty-eight young men and women from Dhi Qar Governorate participated in a three-day virtual workshop, from 29th October to 1st November 2020, to discuss their role in addressing challenges facing their communities.

Baghdad and Beirut, 1 November 2020--Women's participation in political processes in Iraq is hampered by many obstacles, despite Iraqi women’s determination to engage in the public sphere. In 2020, Iraq ranked 70th worldwide in terms of women holding seats in parliament.

30 October 2020 - Baghdad – The Government of Iraq has announced its intention to close multiple camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Iraq by the end of 2020. Several camp closures and consolidations have taken place within the last several days, and the Government has signaled that more should be expected.

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