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By Celia Thompson (UNAMI PIO)
Emerging gripping stories from survivors of sexual violence crimes, surviving the mayhem of ISIS attacks, underpin the depth of work that needs urgent attention from the inter-personal front to the legal, economic and social spheres.

Erbil/Sulaymaniyah, 19 October 2017 - UNAMI Human Rights Office conducted on 16-19 October a specialized training and round table discussion in Kurdistan Region of Iraq on “Follow up on Universal Periodic Review in Line with the Regional Plan of Action (RPA) and UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies Recommendations” for representatives of civil society organizations.

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  • Agency UNAMI

UNAMI Human Rights Training for Teachers in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Erbil/Sulaymaniyah, 19 October 2017 - The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office has conducted a training in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq for teachers to enhance their capacity on teaching human rights in schools.

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How Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are treated in terms of getting access to food, shelter and medical services and whether their rights to enjoy these basic rights are not being violated, is a forefront activity of the UNAMI Human Rights Office, under its work on protection of civilians.

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Anbar – Military operations to retake west Anbar were officially launched on 19 September. In the past two weeks IOM, the UN Migration Agency has identified more than 8,500 newly displaced individuals (approximately 1,400 families).

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  • Agency IOM
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 09:24

Children’s Soccer Match Reunites Lost Friends

For nearly two years, Nazeeh and his friends have not been able to play soccer as a team. Since escaping from Mosul, Iraq, separately, they had had no news of each other, let alone been able to reunite.

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  • Agency IOM

Karbala, Iraq - The UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), in its efforts to promote and advance inclusive political dialogue and national reconciliation, convened in Karbala on Satutrday 16 September 2017 the first of a series of cross-country roundtable discussions among political, religious and tribal leaders as well as civil society, academics, and influential personas.

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Mosul – Weeks after the retaking of Mosul city, many internally displaced persons (IDPs) are exhibiting signs of stress and anxiety. As the psychological toll of what many had endured over the last three years kicks in, children in particular have been scarred by the violence of life under ISIL. They will need long-term psychological support.

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  • Agency IOM

“Eve, oh Eve! Choose a man who does not walk out when he sees you sad, and puts up with your anger even if you are stubborn…a man who loves you reasonably …just as you are”

Meet Malak Jamil, Vice-President for the Fine Arts in the Iraqi Artistic Association and Activist fighting against gender-based violence. Eve; her artistic name, puts on many hats. She spoke to UNAMI PIO.

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Within the Global Project on “Strengthening the legal regime against terrorism in Iraq”, The Terrorism Prevention Branch at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Cime (UNODC/TPB) with the support of The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) organized a national workshop in Baghdad, from 5 to 6 July 2017 on the “International legal framework to counter terrorism and good practices to strengthen international cooperation to respond to terrorism-related threats in Iraq”.

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