Press Releases & Statements

Calls for US $83 million to scale up humanitarian response to the increasing number of Syrian refugees in Iraq

 

Baghdad, 14 December 2012 - The UN\'s Humanitarian Coordinator and Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Development and Humanitarian Affairs in Iraq, Ms. Jacqueline Badcock, along with the Representatives of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Ms. Claire Bourgeois, and UN Children\'s Fund (UNICEF), Dr. Marzio Babille, visited refugee camps in the Al\'Qaim District of western Iraq this week. كوردی

Baghdad, 13 December 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, today honoured five Iraqi human rights activists for their achievements during a special ceremony to celebrate International Human Rights Day in Baghdad.

Baghdad, 9 December 2012 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, today welcomed the beginning of the first voter registration update in three years as part of preparations for the forthcoming Governorate Council elections on 20 April 2013. كوردی

Thursday, 06 December 2012 03:00

The Secretary-General--Remarks at Press Conference

Baghdad, 6 December 2012
Assalamo Alaykom,
Good afternoon,
I am pleased to be back in Baghdad for the fourth time. My last visit was in March when Iraq hosted the League of Arab States Summit. That Summit showed Iraq’s steady progress toward regaining its rightful place in the region, the Arab world and the broader international community.

Baghdad, 5 December 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, voiced his strong support for the ongoing UN campaign against gender violence and called for more action to protect Iraqi women from human rights violations, and to include them in public life. كوردی

Baghdad, 28 November 2012 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Martin Kobler, expresses his dismay following the series of attacks against innocent victims, including worshippers, in several locations throughout Iraq. كوردی

Baghdad, 6 November 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, concluded a two-day visit to Basra on 4 and 5 November where he met with the Governor, Dr. Khalaf Abdul-Samad, and with the Director of the Basra office of the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC), Mr. Hazim Joda. كوردی

Baghdad, 31 October 2012 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, welcomes the decision announced on 30 October 2012 by the Government of Iraq to set 20 April 2013 as the date for the forthcoming Governorate Council elections, following consultations with  the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC). كوردی

Baghdad, 27 October 2012 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, condemned in the strongest terms the series of attacks that killed and injured a number of innocent people today, all the more so since it targeted pilgrims practicing their religious duties, either visiting relatives, the graves of dead family members, or shrines during the Holy Eid-al-Adha. كوردی

Baghdad, 25 October 2012 – On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha Al-Mubarak, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, extends his best wishes to the people and Government of Iraq. كوردی

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