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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, the world. We see examples of this everywhere, in... 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

12 August 2021
News

KOICA, UNFPA; US$ 3 million to assist survivors of gender-based violence in Nineveh and Kirkuk Governorates

12 August 2021; Baghdad, Iraq - The Country Director of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Iraq, Mr Lee Dong Hyun and UNFPA Representative to Iraq, Dr Rita Columbia, signed a two-year... Read more

7 August 2021
News

Ministry of Youth & Sports, UNFPA celebrate Youth in Iraq

7 August 2021; Baghdad, Iraq - Ahead of International Youth Day, the Ministry of Youth & Sports and UNFPA organised a bicycle race to celebrate the young people of Iraq, and advocate for their... Read more

2 August 2021
News

Finland, UNFPA visit youth centres piloted for youth with disabilities inclusion

2 August 2021; Mosul, Iraq - The Finnish Ambassador to Iraq, Mr Vesa Häkkinen, and UNFPA Representative to Iraq, Dr Rita Columbia, met today with civil society representatives and young people with... Read more

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