Press Releases & Statements

Erbil, Iraq; 27 August 2018 - The European Union continues its support to UNFPA in Iraq through a EUR 5 million contribution to sustain reproductive health and clinical management of rape services across Iraq.

Baghdad, 21 August 2018 In December last year, the United Nations General Assembly decided that there should be an annual International Day of Remembrance of, and Tribute to, the Victims of Terrorism, to honour and support the victims and survivors of terrorism, and to promote and protect their human rights and fundamental freedoms. The UN General Assembly chose 21 August as the date.

Karbala- The Governorate of Karbala in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and support of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) organized a conference to roll out the Holly Karbala Private Sector Development Strategy (2018-2030) in Karbala province.

Monday, 20 August 2018 17:04

SRSG Kubiš’s message on Eid Al-Adha

Baghdad, 20 August 2018 – Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Ján Kubiš, extends his warmest greetings and best wishes to the Iraqi people in general and Muslims in particular on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.

21 August 2018 Terrorism is one of the most challenging issues of our time and a serious threat to international peace and security. From Tajikistan to the United Kingdom, from Baghdad to Barcelona, these ruthless attacks have shaken us all to the core. No country can consider itself immune, with almost every nationality in the world falling victim to terrorist attacks.

Kofi Annan was a guiding force for good. It is with profound sadness that I learned of his passing. In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations. He rose through the ranks to lead the organization into the new millennium with matchless dignity and determination.

New York, 17 August 2018 Distinguished representatives of the victims and survivors of terrorism, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,

Erbil, Kurdistan Region 15 August 2018

Distinguished participants in this conference.

Ladies and gentlemen,

21 August 2018 Terrorism is one of the most challenging issues of our time and a serious threat to international peace and security. From Tajikistan to the United Kingdom, from Baghdad to Barcelona, these ruthless attacks have shaken us all to the core. No country can consider itself immune, with almost every nationality in the world falling victim to terrorist attacks.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 14:39

Iraq Celebrates its Youth

15 August 2018, Erbil, Iraq - Youth in Iraq are compelling agents of change; as they become more empowered, they can and should, play a critical role in building back their communities after the three-year war that hit the country.

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