Murtada Nasiri

Murtada Nasiri

A biological remediation pilot project seeking to enhance nature’s own ability to clear up oil spills in Iraq’s conflict-affected areas is launched in Kirkuk by UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the state-owned North Oil Company and the Ministry of Health and Environment, and facilitation support from the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI). The initiative seeks to harness naturally occurring soil bacteria as a powerful natural ally to decontaminate poisoned land.

Baghdad, 24 September 2019 – United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Iraq (DSRSG) Alice Walpole, accompanied by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) Principal Electoral Adviser, was received by the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) Board of Commissioners on 24 September 2019 to discuss the progress of preparations for the upcoming Provincial Council elections.

23 September 2019, Kurdistan Regional Parliament, Erbil - UN Human Rights engaged in a dialogue with 17 members of the parliamentary legal, cultural and human rights committees, advisers and parliamentary researchers on UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies and Special Procedures including Universal Periodic Review.

24 September 2019, UNAMI Training Centre, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq - UN Human Rights conducted a workshop with 19 members of civil society and youth on how civil society can engage with UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies and Special Procedures, including Universal Periodic Review.

UN Human Rights training - Kurdistan Parliament committees

UN Human Rights training - Civil Society and Youth, Kurdistan Region

Erbil, 26 September 2019: The World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I) today celebrated the opening of the Paediatric intensive care and Neonatal Gastroenterology and the Semi-Intensive Care Unit in Raparin Paediatric Hospital in Erbil, KR-I.

On 22 September 2019, Dr. Salah El Hajj Hassan, Representative to Iraq of the Food and Agriculture (FAO) Organization of the United Nations accompanied by FAO team and MOA delegation, met in with Mr. Mansour al-Mareed, Nineveh Governor at his office.

European Union supports recovery of agricultural livelihoods in northern Iraq

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 23:12

WFP Iraq Country Brief, August 2019

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