Murtada Nasiri

Murtada Nasiri

Twenty internally displaced families living in the Shekhan Displacement Camp are benefitting from the Japanese Government funded United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Household Poultry Project— an initiative designed to promote economic empowerment and pathways to entrepreneurship. The program grants each participating family with laying hens for egg production, feed and coops, as well as the workforce training necessary for establishing and sustaining businesses.

12 August 2020 Erbil — In 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) launched a genocidal campaign against the Yazidis — an ethnoreligious minority whose ancestral homelands are found in Sinjar, northern Iraq — and other minority groups. ISIL’s assault on Sinjar led to the displacement of over 350,000 Yazidis, with the majority seeking refuge in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Baghdad, Iraq, 9 August 2020 – Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health, Iraq kick-started the second phase of the COVID-19 awareness-raising campaign in high-risk areas of Thi Qar and Missan south of Baghdad.

Baghdad, Iraq, 9 August 2020 - UNHCR welcomes the new contribution of USD 41.8 Million from the United States of America that aims at supporting the response for Internally Displaced Iraqis, the 2020/2021 Syria Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan, refugees and asylum seekers as well as the response for COVID-19.

Statement by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG) Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert on the 6th Anniversary of the genocidal campaign against the Yazidi Minority (3 August 2020)

Baghdad, 3 August 2020 - Recalling the atrocities committed by Da’esh (ISIL) against the Yazidis six years ago, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, commended the Yazidis’ resilience in preserving their culture and land, and determinedly pursuing their rights despite the odds.

Friday, 31 July 2020 21:18

Credible elections of great importance

Baghdad, 31 July 2020 – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) welcomes the call by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi for early elections to be held 6 June 2021.

BAGHDAD – The European Union has provided a new contribution of €5 million for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide food assistance to vulnerable families, over six months.

Page 1 of 130

Home   |  UN Agencies in Iraq   |  UNAMI   |  Procurement   |  Job Opportunities   |  Contact us

Copyright © 2020 United Nations Iraq. All Rights Reserved.