UN, Iraq Strengthen Partnership With New Development Deal

    The United Nations and Iraq have signed a

    to further their cooperation for the development of the conflict-torn country. "This statement of intent now signals a move towards a higher level of partnership with a more present UN working to provide greater strategic support and better value to the Iraqi Government and people," said U.N. Acting Resident Coordinator Naeema Al-Gasseer.

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.