About 20 days ago
The UKH Charity Foundation (UKHCF) participated in the launching of the Qudra Programme on Monday, 25th of June 2018 in the Divan Hotel in Erbil.
The Qudra Programme is a regional action financed by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the ‘Madad’ Fund and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). This multi-million funded project is Madad Innovation Lab workshops on Youth and Digital Innovation.
Organized by Qudra’s ‘Facilitating Dialogue and Dissemination’ module, Ms. Sara Omer, EU Madad Innovation Labs provide an inclusive framework for national and regional exchange and learning, in which participants from Jordan, Lebanon, North Iraq/KRI and Turkey are brought together and trained over the course of two months to jointly develop innovative solutions to tackle challenges in their communities that are related to the Syrian and Iraqi crises. Prior to this launch, the UKH staff also attended Qudra’s preparation and introductory workshop. The UKH Charity Foundation, handled by Ms. Dunya Taher through the support of the Vice Chancellor Dr. Mohammed Mochtar, is recently among the acknowledged stakeholders in this ongoing programme. Prior to this programme launch, UKH Computer Science and Engineering chairman Dr. Nawzad Al-Salihi and UKHCF also attended Qudra’s introductory workshop.
Together with the Lab participants, i.e. youth from the IDP and host communities, stakeholders, jointly kick-off the EU Madad Innovation Lab II on Youth and Digital Innovation.