Press Releases & Statements

Baghdad, 3 July 2012 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, condemned in the strongest terms the attacks in Diwaniyah and Karbala today, which killed and injured dozens of persons. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 27 June 2012 - During his visit today to the Parliamentary Committee of Experts, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler urged for the completion of the selection of the new Board of Commissioners of the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC), based on consensus. عربي  كوردی

Erbil, 25 June 2012 A year of consultations on how to best develop the space for civil society in public life has been launched with the regional Kurdistan Parliament, government and civil society. The consultations will be widespread and solicit the views of members of the public and NGOs through public appeals, workshops and roundtables both locally and regionally in the year ahead. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 23 June 2012 -- Almost six months have passed since the Memorandum of Understanding was signed between UNAMI and the Government of Iraq to peacefully relocate the residents of Camp New Iraq to Camp Hurriya. So far almost 2,000 residents have been relocated to Camp Hurriya in a peaceful and orderly way, with only 1,200 remaining. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 21 June 2012 -- The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, visited Najaf today and discussed the political situation in Iraq with Grand Ayatollah Al Sayed Ali al-Sistani. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 20 June 2012 – To mark World Refugee Day, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, visited Domiz Camp in Dohuk Governorate in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq yesterday, 19 June. He met with the head of the Provincial Council, Dr. Fadhil Omar, in Dohuk, and spoke to residents in the camp to learn more about the needs and concerns of the individuals and families who have fled the ongoing violence in Syria. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 13 June 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, travelled to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdistan Region yesterday and discussed the current political situation in Iraq with President Jalal Talabani and the President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani. عربي  كوردى

Baghdad, 13 June 2012 – “I am deeply shocked and utterly dismayed by the despicable attacks across Iraq today that have claimed the lives of scores of Iraqis, including many pilgrims, and have injured dozens more,” the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler said. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 11 June 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, expressed his concern today about the delay in the relocation of the residents of Camp New Iraq (Ashraf) to Camp Hurriya. The relocation to Camp Hurriya has been stalled since the arrival of the fifth group of residents on 5 May. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 7 June 2012 - The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) takes note of the decision to postpone the setting of a date for the Kurdistan Region Governorate Council Elections until the completion of the required legislative framework. عربي  كوردی

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