Humanitarian Day is celebrated around the world. It's the Day that we remember how many people require humanitarian assistance in Iraq and all of the other countries of the world. And it's the Day that we celebrate and honour the humanitarian workers who provide assistance to people who need it the most.

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Baghdad, Iraq, 20 August 2017

Colleagues,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Today, commemorating the World Humanitarian Day, we stand here again to remember those colleagues who have sacrificed their lives for the sake of humanity and the cause for the United Nations.

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Sunday, 21 August 2016 10:41

World Humanitarian Day 2016 in Iraq

World Humanitarian Day 2016 in Iraq

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A terrorist attack on the United Nations Headquarters in ‎Baghdad, Iraq, on 19 August 2003, claimed the lives of 22 people.

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On World Humanitarian Day, the UN Iraq Renews its Commitment to Relieve the Plight of the Displaced

Baghdad, 19 August 2014 – “Today, 19 August, as we remember our fallen colleagues who perished in an attack on the UN Headquarters in Baghdad 11 years ago, we must also pay tribute to the countless national and international humanitarian workers in Iraq who continue to face danger and adversity to bring lifesaving assistance to those in need, and remember their sacrifices”, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov said.

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