Baghdad, 05 October 2015 – UNAMI today held an Open Forum on UN Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325 with Iraqi women leaders and civil society representatives to assess progress and identify ways to better accelerate action on implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325.

HAIDER AL ABADI, Prime Minister of Iraq, said that, in his country, the development level had dropped after a series of wars and due to the policies of Saddam Hussein’s dictatorial regime, the embargo and deprivation that accompanied international sanctions.

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Baghdad, 17 September 2015 - In its resolve to support Iraq’s efforts to counter terrorism and the threat posed by terrorist groups including ISIS, the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) today concluded a three-day assessment visit to the country.

Thank you, Mr President.

I have the honour to present the fourth report of the Secretary‐General pursuant to resolution 2169 (2014), as well as the seventh report of the Secretary‐General pursuant to paragraph 4 of resolution 2107 (2013) on the issue of missing Kuwaiti and third‐country nationals, and property.

New York, 18 November 2014

Mr. President,

Humanitarian conditions in Iraq continue to deteriorate and 5.2 million people are now in need of assistance throughout the country.

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New York, 18 November 2014

Thank you, Mr. President,

Let me begin by presenting the Secretary-General’s report pursuant to paragraph 6 of resolution 2169 (2014) on the activities of UNAMI and the most recent develop-ments in Iraq. 

I am honoured to be joined today by Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Af-fairs Ms Valerie Amos and the High Commissioner for Human Rights Mr. Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein. 

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Baghdad, 25 September 2014 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General today welcomed the unanimous adoption by the Security Council of Resolution 2178 (2014), condemning violent extremism and requiring States to work together by implementing laws and policies to prevent travel, and support for foreign terrorist fighters. 

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