Briefing to the UN Security Council by SRSG for Iraq Ján Kubiš New York, 22 May 2017 (As Prepared)

Mr. President,Distinguished members of the Security Council, I have the honour to introduce the thir...

“Iraq: Youth and Coexistence” Forum Concludes with Recommendations from Iraq’s Youth for post-Daesh National Reconciliation

Baghdad, 20 May 2017 – After four months of cross-country meetings, the “Iraq: Youth and...

UN-Habitat Governing Council Endorses Iraq’s Draft Resolution to Enhance UN-Habitat’s Role in Urban Crisis Response

Nairobi, 12 May 2017 - In the closing session of the 26th Governing Council meeting of the United Na...

UN Delegation Visits Babylon to discuss efforts to prepare a UNESCO World Heritage Nomination File

With the Iraqi authorities’ intention and efforts to present the nomination of Babylon as a UN...

Statement by Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG) Mr. Ján Kubiš Turkmen Forum

17 May 2017 H.E Speaker of the Council of Representatives, Salim al-JubouriH.E, Chairman of the Iraq...

UN Women and Oxfam share results of Iraq Gender and Conflict Analysis Study to inform humanitarian planning and interventions

Erbil, Iraq, 16 May 2017 – UN Women and Oxfam in collaboration with the Afkar society shared c...

UN Migration Agency Responds to Continuing Needs in Iraq’s Anbar Governorate

Iraq, 12 May 2017 - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) is expanding its programmes in Iraq’s Anbar ...

Supported by the government of Japan, UN Women launches the Gender and Conflict Analysis Study in Iraq

Erbil, Iraq, 13 May 2017 – On Sunday, 14th May 2017, UN Women, the UN agency for gender equali...

Al-Mustansiriyah Madrassa - a testament to Iraq’s resilience and endurance over the centuries

UNESCO and UNAMI paid homage to Baghdad's oldest seat of learning in a bid to demonstrate that barba...

UNHCR opens new Hasansham U2 camp for West Mosul displaced

Erbil, Iraq, 9 May 2017 - UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has opened a new camp, Hasansham U2, to hous...



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    Back to the grassroots

    15 May is the International Day of Families which aims to highlight the importance of the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development (SDG4) through promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence.

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    Mayor of Baghdad about her professional journey and fight against corruption

    As women continue to seek for better and equal paying jobs and leadership positions in order to empower them to make socio-economic and political decisions, there is a strong need for them to fight against negative phenomena, such as corruption, which could deter their progress in achieving gender equality by 2030.




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