Assessment

UNEP in Iraq- Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment, Clean Up and Reconstruction

A wide range of activities were carried out by UNEP in Iraq between 2003 and 2006, primarily through the Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch (PCDMB) based in Geneva, Switzerland, and the International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) based in Osaka and Shiga, Japan. Many activities continued into 2007 and beyond. This report is an up-to-date compilation of the various activities undertaken by UNEP in Iraq between 2003 and 2006. Its objectives are the following: to provide a complete description of the various activities undertaken by UNEP in Iraq between 2003 and 2006; to make an objective assessment of the impacts of UNEP’s intervention; and to document the lessons learned by UNEP in implementing activities in a complex situation such as Iraq.