Press Releases & Statements

Baghdad, 03 April 2018:The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China visited the UNHCR office in Baghdad today to mark the completion of activities to support Syrian refugees funded by China with a US$ 2 million donation.

Baghdad, Iraq, 2 April 2018 --- The World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed a contribution of 500,000 euros from the Government of Italy to support the rehabilitation services for people who suffered disabilities as a result of the conflict in Mosul.

Baghdad, 31 March 2018 – Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Ján Kubiš, extends his greetings to all the people of Iraq, particularly Christians, on the occasion of Easter.

BAGHDAD – As Iraq emerges from three years of conflict and families begin reuniting and rebuilding their livelihoods, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department (ECHO) mark four years of successful partnership.

BAGHDAD, 28 March 2018 – As Iraq emerges from four years of conflict and unrest, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a US$10 million contribution from the Government of Japan in support of recovery efforts. A portion of this contribution will also support Syrian refugees sheltering in Iraq.

Baghdad, 28 March 2018 –UNAMI expresses concerns about reports of security forces using excessive force against demonstrators in the Kurdistan Region.

Baghdad, 28 March 2018 – Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG) Mr. Ján Kubiš, congratulated Iraqi political parties and blocks for signing the Electoral Charter of Honour on Wednesday in Baghdad.

Baghdad, 28 March 2018 – The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes the contribution of USD 4.5 million from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Iraq emergency response related to on-going humanitarian and stabilization efforts in liberated areas contaminated with explosive hazards. Close to 2.3 million people are still displaced. Schools, hospitals, roads, bridges, electrical power stations and water treatment plants are still contaminated by explosive hazards in liberated areas.

Baghdad, 23 March 2018 --- Japan has renewed its commitment to the work WHO does in the Republic of Iraq by meeting lifesaving needs of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees in the governorates of Ninewa, Erbil and Duhok.

On 19-20 March 2018, the UN Environment and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) hosted a workshop in Mosul to develop debris management scenarios.

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