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News Iraq » Education: As Iraq’s reconstruction is discussed in Kuwait, Mar Sako bemoans promises, demands action

News channel or source: http://www.asianews.it/news-en/As-Iraq’s-reconstruction-is-discussed-in-Kuwait,-Mar-Sako-bemoans-promises,-demands-action-43104.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Education and jobs are the bases for national rebirth. Baghdad (AsiaNews) – Rebuilding Iraq after its many brutal wars, the last against the Islamic State group (aka Daesh), will require at least US$ 88 billion. The money will be used to repair damaged ...

News Iraq » Education: Siemens outlines roadmap for repowering Iraq

News channel or source: http://timesofoman.com/article/128377/Business/Energy/Siemens-outlines-roadmap-for-repowering-Iraq
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

It focuses on key areas including energy management, resource efficiency, education, anti-corruption and financing. It details how Siemens, which has been present in Iraq of more than 80 years, can support the country’s transformation. The efforts are ...

News Iraq » Education: UNESCO Prioritizes Education and Culture in the Reconstruction of Iraq

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/iraq/unesco-prioritizes-education-and-culture-reconstruction-iraq
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, will carry out her first visit to the Arab Region from 13 to 14 February on the occasion of the International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq, which will take place in Kuwait (12 to 14 February).

News Iraq » Education: Reconstruction isn't just about rebuilding Iraq, it is an exercise in nation-building too

News channel or source: https://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/reconstruction-isn-t-just-about-rebuilding-iraq-it-is-an-exercise-in-nation-building-too-1.705753
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Unesco’s plan to "revive the spirit of Mosul" announced last week is an encouraging example: "Reconstruction will succeed and Iraq will regain its influence only if the human dimension is given priority; education and culture are the key elements.

News Iraq » Education: War-battered Iraq says it's 'open for investors'

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20180213-war-battered-iraq-says-its-open-investors
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Araji said the country is offering as many as 86 projects in the agricultural sector, many others in the health and education sectors, in addition to key ventures in tourism. Iraq is also planning to establish four economic zones, he said. The plan spans ...

News Iraq » Education: World Bank inks $510m Iraq infrastructure project deal

News channel or source: http://www.tradearabia.com/news/CONS_336795.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

which took place on the sidelines of the Iraq Reconstruction Conference hosted by Kuwait. The increased bank commitment will help support immediate restoration of education and health services, rebuilding important roads and bridges, and rehabilitation of ...

News Iraq » Education: Iraq asking for $88bn to rebuild: Will funds find pockets or real targets?

News channel or source: https://ameinfo.com/money/banking-finance/iraq-88bn-rebuild-funds-corrupt/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

education $2.4bn; and the health sector $2.3bn. The real fight ahead for Iraq is not internal strife, or lack of funding, but the sieve-like state of financial affairs, where money poured in is more likely to find a home in someone’s offshore bank ...

News Iraq » Education: In Iraq, years of violence and conflict leave 4 million children in need

News channel or source: https://www.unicef.org/media/media_102592.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The conflict turned Iraq’s major cities into war zones with significant damage to civilian infrastructure, including homes, schools, hospitals and recreation spaces. Since 2014, the United Nations has verified 150 attacks on education facilities and 50 ...

News Iraq » Education: Landmine Kills Peshmerga Member; 11 Killed in Iraq

News channel or source: https://original.antiwar.com/updates/2018/02/11/landmine-kills-peshmerga-member-11-killed-iraq/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The United Nations children’s agency, UNICEF, is reporting that one quarter of Iraq’s children are now living in poverty, while four million need assistance, following the Islamic State war. Much of the health and education infrastructure was destroyed.

News Iraq » Education: India Reiterates Commitment to Help Rebuild Iraq

News channel or source: http://www.indiawest.com/news/india/india-reiterates-commitment-to-help-rebuild-iraq/article_ea4b0ce0-11be-11e8-bdfe-134a6b03eb7f.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

"We support the important role assigned to private sector investors in rebuilding of the terrorist-affected areas in Iraq," Akbar said, adding India was willing to play a substantive role in major projects in petrochemicals, health, education ...