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9 December 2021
News

UNFPA, UN Women and WED joint conference “ Let’s Talk: Ending gender-based violence in Iraq” raised commitments of stakeholders to protect, prevent and respond to GBV

9 December 2021; Baghdad, Iraq - “Let’s Talk: Ending gender-based violence in Iraq” conference brought the attention of the policymakers, civil society, activities, academia, donors, and the private... Read more

2 December 2021
Statement

As Iraq joins Paris Agreement, UN calls for further support to help the country adapt

1 December 2021; Baghdad - As Iraq becomes a Party to the Paris Agreement, the United Nations in Iraq is calling for solidarity with and support to people in Iraq in their efforts to confront climate... Read more

24 November 2021
Statement
16 Days of Activism: UN calls for justice for women and girls survivors of gender-based violence

16 Days of Activism: UN calls for justice for women and girls survivors of gender-based violence

24 November 2021; Baghdad, Iraq - As we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and the launch of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), we are... Read more

11 November 2021
Press Release
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Ministry of Youth, UNFPA, FBA organize Organizational Development Leadership for the Youth, Peace, Security Coalition

11 November 2021; Baghdad, Iraq - The Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) and UNFPA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth & Sports, held the first Organizational Development Leadership training... Read more

8 November 2021
News
Women and girls are the core of every society. They are the power that drives the communities upwards.© 2021/UNFPA Iraq Photo

Anbar, Second Governorate to open a Women Protection Centre with UNFPA

8 November 2021; Anbar, Iraq - The Governorate of Anbar, with support from UNFPA and funding from Canada and Sweden, opened today a women protection centre in Heet district.  The centre will cover... Read more

7 November 2021
News
UNFPA, Anbar Governorate Sign Framework to Enhance Services to Women and Girls (c) 2021/UNFPA Iraq

UNFPA, Anbar Governorate Sign Framework to Enhance Services to Women and Girls

7 November 2021; Anbar, Iraq - UNFPA Representative to Iraq, Dr Rita Columbia, and the Governor of Anbar, Mr Ali Farhan Al-Dulaimi, signed a Joint Cooperation Framework on Sunday to increase access... Read more

28 October 2021
Press Release
The Governorate of Diwaniyah and UNFPA inaugurated today the first Women Protection Centre in the Governorate, with funding from Canada and Sweden © 2021/UNFPA Iraq Photo

UNFPA & Governorate Inaugurate of the First Women Protection Centre in Diwaniyah

28 October 2021; Baghdad, Iraq - The Governorate of Diwaniyah and UNFPA inaugurated today the first Women Protection Centre in the Governorate, with funding from Canada and Sweden.  The Centre will... Read more

27 October 2021
Press Release
For the next two months, 20 young women and men will receive mentorship © 2021/UNFPA Photosand training in leadership skills, entrepreneurship and financial management focusing on the social responsibility aspect of the businesses ©2021/UNFPA Iraq

UNFPA launches Social Responsibility Skills for Young Entrepreneurs Project

27 October 2021; Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq - UNFPA and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs with the Ministry of Culture and Youth in the Kurdistan Regional Government launched in... Read more

11 October 2021
News

UNFPA in the Arab region marks International Day of the Girl with a collection of stories, insights, and art created by adolescent girls

“I’ve been dancing since my early childhood and I will continue to dance when I’m an old woman,” writes 13-year-old Rima from Palmyra, Syria. “One day, I hope to dance all over the world and to meet... Read more

11 October 2021
Press Release

Marking International Day of the Girl Child - UNFPA Arab States Regional Office launches “In Her Words”

Cairo, Egypt, 11 October 2021 - The United Nations Population Fund Arab States Regional Office (UNFPA ASRO) is marking International Day of the Girl Child with the launch of “In Her Words” — a... Read more

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