Key Resources
UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI)
The International Compact with Iraq

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The five-year plan aims to help Iraq on the path towards peace, sound governance and economic reconstruction.

Map of the region
UN aid agencies

International Reconstruction Fund Facility for Iraq

To ensure swift, flexible, and coordinated donor financing for priority investments in Iraq, the UN and the World Bank created the International Reconstruction Fund Facility for Iraq (IRFFI).

UN Development Group Iraq Trust Fund

The UN Development Group (UNDG) Iraq Trust Fund (ITF) is administered by the UN Development Programme on behalf of itself and Participating UN Organizations.


International Advisory and Monitoring Board (IAMB)

  • An audit oversight body for the Development Fund for Iraq (DFI)
  • DFI was established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1483
Weapons inspections
  • UNMOVIC – The UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission. Created by Security Council resolution 1284 (1999).
  • UNSCOM – The UN Special Commission. Established by Security Council resolution 687 (1991); in action until 1999.
  • INVO – Iraq Nuclear Verification Office of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Created by the IAEA in 1991, initially as the Iraq Action Team.

United Nations Compensation Commission

Created in 1991, mandated to process claims and pay compensation for losses and damage suffered as a direct result of Iraq's unlawful invasion and occupation of Kuwait. More »

Chronology of key developments

Click here for a selection of key developments in 2002 – 2003

Dark day for UN 19 August 2003

Terrorist attack on UN office in Baghdad shocks world body

Backgrounders and archives
Statements and Briefings