NGO Coordination Committee for Iraq (NCCI)
In August 2016 new NGO representatives for the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) will be elected. As the prime NGO coordination body in Iraq, NCCI is tasked with organizing the elections
27 Jul 2016
With the pace of military operations around Mosul increasing, preparedness for imminent large-scale humanitarian operations is an urgent necessity. It is expected that up to one million people could be displaced following future operations to retake Mosul, and there r
NCCI’s Advocacy Working Group compiled a joint NGO briefing statement for an Iraq Pledging Conference that will take place on July 20th in Washington DC. The meeting will be attended by foreign and defense ministers of several of the major Coalition actors invol
28 Jun 2016
In partnership with UNICEF NCCI is executing a capacity building project for staff members of ten Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Service Centers in the governorates of Anbar and Baghdad. The WASH Service Centers are operated by local NGOs, and through this proje
On the 13th of June NCCI convened a Country Directors meeting at its office in Erbil. Country director meetings are meant to be an open forum for NGOs to discuss current issues related to humanitarian operations in country at a decision-maker level.
06 Jun 2016
The Community of Practice (CoP) is a network of local NGOs (LNGOs). It was established in 2014 by NCCI in partnership with UNHCR as part of the capacity building project that aims to enhance the capacities of LNGOs in the central region of Iraq.
23 May 2016
On the 13th of April NCCI held its yearly General Assembly. One of the issues raised during the General Assembly was the lack of engagement of local NGOs with NCCI. In an attempt to find out the reasons of the disconnection between NCCI and its local members and find
Local NGOs (LNGOs) bear the heaviest responsibility in Iraq, as first and permanent responders to both the current emergency and long term development needs of the country. The response of local NGOs precedes both the governmental and international response.
03 May 2016
On the 27th of April the NGO Coordination Committee for Iraq (NCCI) held its first heads of office meeting at its office in Baghdad. The heads of office meeting aims to gather senior managers responsible for humanitarian operations in central and southern Iraq around
24 Apr 2016
In early April 2016 NCCI conducted a three days training workshop to develop the capacity of its Field Coordination Network (FCN) members. NCCI’s Field Coordination Network is a network of 24 national NGO partners called Focal Points (FP), who are based in all o