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Wednesday, 10 April 2019 15:42

Greener landscapes for a brighter Haweja

After several days of steady downpours, a group of Iraqi volunteers recently gathered under a clearing sky in the city of Haweja in Kirkuk Governorate with one aim: to weed off the surrounding areas of unwanted garbage, to spruce up the pathways with newly planted tree saplings, and to advocate for a greener, cleaner and brighter Haweja.

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On 8 April 2019, over a hundred participants attended the 3x3 short Film Festival screening at Al-Mustansiriya University in Baghdad.

On 8 April 2019, about one hundred students of Cihan University in Duhok took part in the 3x3 Film Festival organised by the UNAMI Human Rights Office.

On 7 April 2019, about one hundred students of Cihan University in Erbil took part in the 3x3 Film Festival organised by the UNAMI Human Rights Office.

Kirkuk, 29 March 2019 - Today marked the completion of the visit from the United Nations Environment Programme to Kirkuk Governorate. “After previous successful interventions in Mosul (in February 2018) and Anbar (in November 2018), the time was right to come to Kirkuk”, said Hassan Partow, UN Environment Programme Manager and head of the delegation.

Sunday, 31 March 2019 07:31

UN Environment assessment visit to Kirkuk

On 26 March 2019, UN Environment and the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq completed a rapid assessment of destroyed villages in Multaqa, Kirkuk, Iraq to better understand the nature and extent of damaged settlements.

Ramadi, Iraq, 27 March 2019 - Civil society activists, women human rights defenders, community and tribal leaders, representatives from the Iraqi Human Rights Commission (IHCHR), journalists and media representatives, and government officials today convened a joint discussion with the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office (HRO), at the Mayor's office in Ramadi, Anbar Governorate.

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Fallujah, Iraq, 26 March 2019 - Civil society activists, community and tribal leaders, representatives from the Iraqi Human Rights Commission (IHCHR), journalists and media representatives, and government officials today convened a joint discussion with the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office, at the Mayor's office in Fallujah, Anbar Governorate.

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Monday, 04 March 2019 20:19

Launch of 3x3 Film Festival – Baghdad, Iraq

Colours. Missing. Cinderella.
Three simple, independent words; three powerful film titles which were screened in Baghdad on Sunday, 3 March 2019 at Arts City at the launch of the 3x3 short film festival.

Basra, Iraq, 18 February 2019 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, paid a visit to Basra to hear firsthand from local officials and civil society their views and concerns regarding the situation in the governorate in southern Iraq.

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