Murtada Nasiri

Murtada Nasiri

The Directorate of Civil Affairs, Passports and Residency in Ninewa Governorate, with the support of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, inaugurated today 31 October 2019, the first national Identification Document centre in Ninewa Governorate, which will provide Iraqi citizens with a national ID card. This national card will replace two civil documents – civil ID status data and citizenship certificate.

2 November 2019 Freedom of expression and free media are essential to fostering understanding, bolstering democracy and advancing our efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Thursday, 31 October 2019 17:21

Iraq: Humanitarian Bulletin, September 2019

Baghdad, 31 October 2019 - Since demonstrations swept across many parts of Iraq in early October, the United Nations has engaged with a wide range of Iraqis in the search for solutions.

Baghdad, 30 October 2019 - In our continuous efforts to promote dialogue between protesters and the government, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, visited Tahrir Square to engage with the people out there.

Baghdad, 29 October 2019 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, condemns in the strongest terms the rising number of deaths and injuries during the demonstrations engulfing many parts of Iraq.

Monday, 28 October 2019 13:44

WFP Iraq Country Brief, September 2019

Baghdad, 26 October 2019 – Responding to the latest wave of protests, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, deeply regrets and condemns the further loss of life and injuries, and strongly denounces the destruction of public and private property.

Baghdad, 24 October 2019 – On the eve of anticipated demonstrations in many parts of Iraq, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, urges the government to positively enable peaceful protests. In the same vein, the Special Representative calls on both security forces and demonstrators to act in keeping with the law.

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