NCCI’s Field Coordination Network (FCN) is a group of 25 local NGO partners who act as Focal Points (FP) in all of Iraq’s 18 governorates. The Focal Points provide a structure in the field that regularly provides information updates on humanitarian and development issues, and supports the field coordination efforts to ensure an all of Iraq approach. Currently NCCI is conducting a review of the Field Coordination Network. As part of this review, NCCI is holding regional meetings with the focal points in northern, central and southern Iraq. The meeting for northern Iraq, the last of the three planned meetings, was held on the 30th of June in NCCI’s Erbil office. The participants included focal points from national NGOs operating…
29 Jun 2015

Optimizing The NCCI Website

Monday, 29 June 2015
Sharing information between stakeholders is one of the NGO Coordination Committee for Iraq’s (NCCI) key strategic objectives, and the NCCI website is a crucial resource used to achieve this objective. As NCCI continuously aims to improve its services and communication strategy, we have recently launched an Arabic Facebook page (next to the English one) ,  and enhanced the structure and responsiveness of the website. Working in a country like Iraq, where internet connections are not always of good quality, we have decided to move our online system to a cloud hosting, which is based on the most innovative Cloud computing technologies. The cloud technology allows easy integration of extra resources, such as space or RAM and thus enable website growth,…
22 Jun 2015
As part of its efforts to coordinate NGO operations in Iraq, the NGO Coordination Committee for Iraq (NCCI) organizes monthly general coordination meetings in both Baghdad and Erbil. On 16th of June NCCI hosted a general coordination meeting in its office in Baghdad. The participants included twelve national and international NGOs, as well as representatives from UNAMI, OCHA, UNHCR and IOM. Two Iraqi NGOs provided a brief on returnees’ locations, numbers, needs, and challenges in the governorate of Diyala. Another local NGO presented an update on the situation of IDPs in the governorate of Anbar. Detailed notes from both briefings and the general minutes of the meeting can be found on the members’ area of NCCI’s website. In order to…
NCCI’s Field Coordination Network (FCN) is a group of 25 local NGO partners who act as Focal Points (FP) in all of Iraq’s 18 governorates. The FCN aims to support field coordination efforts by providing regular information updates from every region in Iraq, including less accessible areas, thereby filing gaps in information sharing. Currently NCCI is conducting a review of the Field Coordination Network. As part of this review, NCCI is holding regional meetings with the focal points in northern, central and southern Iraq. The meeting for central Iraq, the second of the three planned meetings, was held on the 10th of June in NCCI’s Baghdad office. The participants included focal points from national NGOs operating in the governorates of…
In partnership with UNICEF, NCCI is running a pilot project to build the capacities of ten NNGOs operating in the governorates of Baghdad and Anbar. The project aims to enhance the capacities of these NNGOs in the fields of coordination, information sharing, WASH, child protection and education. The NNGOs will also receive training to improve their technical abilities to act as active focal points for UNICEF. NCCI already delivered a training workshop in May, which concluded with a six weeks work plan for these NNGOs. During the first two weeks of the project implementation these NNGOs were able to successfully run rapid needs assessments, covering more than 13,500 displaced families in camp and non-camp settings in both Anbar and Baghdad,…
07 Jun 2015
The NCCI Field Coordination Network is a team of 25 local NGO partners who act as Focal Points (FP) in all of Iraq’s 18 governorates. The Focal Points provide a structure in the field that regularly provides information updates on humanitarian and development issues, and supports the field coordination efforts to ensure an all of Iraq approach. The Field Coordination Network (FCN) held its annual regional coordination meeting for the southern region in the city of Basra on the 31st of May 2015. NCCI’s national NGO focal points from the governorates of Basra, Missan, Thiqar, Diwaniya and Wassit participated in the meeting, which is the first of three planned regional meetings for northern, central, and southern Iraq. The meeting agenda…
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