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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... 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... Read more

10 October 2021
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem - International Day of the Girl

Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she moves into adulthood, shaping her future and, with it... Read more

2 October 2021
News
“My Disability Is Not A Burden. In Fact, It Is a Source of Strength”

“My Disability Is Not A Burden. In Fact, It Is a Source of Strength”

Qushtapa camp, Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq - In 2013, with the escalating crisis in Syria, 12-year-old Rozhin moved to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq with her family, where she settled in Qushtapa... Read more

14 September 2021
Press Release
UNFPA & Diwaniyah Governorate signed a cooperation agreement today to scale up the support to girls and women in the governorate. 

UNFPA, Diwaniyah Governorate Sign Agreement to Support Women in the Governorate

14 September 2021; Baghdad, Iraq - UNFPA & Diwaniyah Governorate signed a cooperation agreement today to scale up the support to girls and women in the governorate.  The agreement signed by Dr... Read more

9 September 2021
News
Minister of Planning addressing participants

Ministry of Planning, UNFPA conduct workshop on national priorities for population development and policy in Iraq

9 September 2021; Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq - UNFPA and the Ministry of Planning concluded today a two-day workshop focused on national priorities for population development. The... Read more

19 August 2021
News

KOICA Representative visits UNFPA-supported Women Community Centre in Baghdad

23 August 2021; Baghdad, Iraq – The Deputy Country Director of the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Mr Jong Jun Young, met on 18 August, with women and girls, and survivors of gender-... Read more

17 August 2021
News
© 2021 - UNFPA Iraq photo by Salwa Moussa

European Union contributes EUR 1.3M for emergency reproductive health services in Iraq

17 August 2021; Baghdad, Iraq - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) received EUR 1.3 million euros from the European Union (EU) towards supporting emergency reproductive health services in... Read more

17 August 2021
News
© 2018/ UNFPA Iraq Photo

Ministry of Health and Environment, Ministry of Planning, UNFPA begin the fieldwork for the second Iraq Women Integrated Social and Health Survey (I-WISH II)

17 August 2021, Baghdad Iraq – The Central Statistical Organization (CSO) at the Ministry of Planning, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Environment and UNFPA, began this week the... Read more

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