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New York, 5 April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold human suffering and economic devastation around the world.

I recently called for an immediate global ceasefire to focus on our shared struggle to overcome the pandemic.

Baghdad, 7 April 2020 –The governments of Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden have collectively committed US$5 million to support the Government of Iraq’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, in partnership with UNDP Iraq.

The Contest

UNDP Iraq’s Social Cohesion Programme is looking for submissions from the public that communicate how people in Iraq come together.

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 14:31

UN75 2020 and Beyond

The world needs solidarity. Your contribution counts. The United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary at a time of great challenge, including the worst global health crisis in its history.

Join the Conversation. Be the Change. The UN is turning 75 next year and we want to hear from YOU: What are your ideas for #ShapingOurFuture?
To learn more and start planning for next year’s global conversation check out www.un.org/un75 #UN75.

Baghdad, 31 March 2020 – The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes an additional contribution of USD 345,454 from the Government of Japan to further mitigate the threat posed by explosive hazards in support of the provision, facilitation and enablement of humanitarian and stabilization support.

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

New York, 27 March 2020 - With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming.

Baghdad, 29 March 2020 - The Government of Japan contributed US$ 1.3 million towards UNFPA interventions for integrated lifesaving reproductive health and gender-based violence services to vulnerable women and girls in five governorates across Iraq.

Baghdad, 22 March 2020 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert joined the Iraqi Ministry of Health today in calling on Iraqis across the country to follow the instructions and advice from health, religious, civilian and security authorities to practice social distancing and strict hygiene in order to protect their families and communities from the spread of the Coronavirus.

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