Project ID 549IRQ4000

The scope of the proposed action is to foster resilience, cultural identity, social cohesion and inter-community reconciliation through the creation of job opportunities and the development of youth skills among IDPs/returnees of the Old City of Mosul's local communities, as well as applying the same approach to the recovery of urban cultural heritage through skills development and job creation for urban youth in Basra. The overall objective is to promote the stability and socio-economic development of Iraq. The specific objective for the urban recovery of Mosul and Basra's Old Cities is to foster and improve community resilience and livelihood.

  • On-going

USD 22,858,000

Total Project Budget

USD 19,081,247

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2019.04.01
End Date 2023.07.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Culture European Union 22,858,000 19,081,247

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Culture
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.CLT1 - Member States capacities strengthened to identify, protect and manage tangible heritage
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 80%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 40%
  • Youth | 30%