Press Releases & Statements

Wednesday, 04 April 2012 03:00

For an Iraq Free of Landmines by 2018

Baghdad, 4 April 2012 - Marking the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, the United Nations calls for an Iraq free of all landmines by 2018, and reaffirms its commitment to support the country’s Mine Action programme. عربي

Baghdad, 20 March 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq,  Mr. Martin Kobler, condemns  in the strongest possible terms today’s brutal attacks in a number of cities throughout Iraq, which have claimed the lives of dozens of Iraqis and injured many more. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 13 March 2012 – “It was always a dream of mine to come to Karbala, and it is a great honour to be able to pay respect to this holy place, to this great culture and history, while simultaneously exploring how the United Nations can be of assistance in addressing some of the issues Karbala faces today,” Mr. Martin Kobler, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, said yesterday, 12 March, during his first visit to the city of Karbala. عربي كوردی 

Baghdad, 11 March 2012 – "The residents of Al-Manar camp, and children in particular, must be given better access to basic services, and it is crucial that residents are included in social welfare and community development programmes," the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, stressed during a visit to the informal settlement for internally displaced persons in the Al-Dora neighbourhood, Karkh district, in Baghdad Municipality today.  عربي كوردی 

Thursday, 08 March 2012 03:00

Martin Kobler: Every Day Should Be Women’s Day

Baghdad, 8 March 2012 – “Every day should be women’s day,” the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, said today at a ceremony on the occasion of International Women’s Day, organized by the Iraqi State Ministry for Women’s Affairs at Al-Rasheed Hotel in Baghdad. The event was attended by government officials, members of parliament, diplomats and representatives of civil society. عربي كوردی 

Baghdad, 7 March 2012- United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) Martin Kobler met today with the Committee of Experts of the Council of Representatives tasked with the selection of members of the Board of Commissioners of the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) to discuss the progress of their work. عربي كوردی

Wednesday, 07 March 2012 03:00

Martin Kobler Visits National Museum of Iraq

Baghdad, 7 March 2012 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, visited the National Museum of Iraq today, where he met with museum officials and was given a guided tour of the collections of ancient art and artefacts from thousands of years of civilization. عربي كوردی

Baghdad, 7 March 2012 -- The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, met yesterday, 6 March, with Dr. Ali Al-Shalah, the Chairman of the Cultural and Media Committee of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, to discuss the role of culture in Iraq and means to strengthen it, as well as the assistance the UN can extend in this regard. Media protection was also discussed during the meeting. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 6 March 2012 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, today met at his residence in Baghdad with the Iraqi State Minister for Women’s Affairs, Dr. Ibtihal Gasid Al-Zubaidi. عربي كوردی

Baghdad 29 February 2012 -- The Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler hosted today Dr. Mohammed Kiyani, the Chair of the Regions and Governorates’ Committee in the Council of Representatives and member of Goran List. عربي  كوردی 

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