Youth Entrepreneurship in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

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Iraq’s environmental sustainability prioritized in new UNEP/UNDP agreement

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Memorandum of Understanding to boost private sector and create job opportunities

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  • Taking on challenges – Fiona’s story | Iraq
    Taking on challenges – Fiona’s story | Iraq

    Working in Iraq as the Deputy Security Advisor for the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) changed Fiona Beine’s preconceived ideas of working in a conflict zone. She encourages more women to get involved.

  • The origins of a dream – Zohra’s story
    The origins of a dream – Zohra’s story

    As UNAMI’s Head of Office & Security Coordinator in Iraq, Zohra Tabouri always knew she wanted to dedicate her career to the UN. This passion drives her strength when deployed to remote areas where few women go.






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