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“The Plight and Rights of Children Born of Sexual Violence in Conflict”

26 June 2018

Your Excellencies,
Council of Ministers,
Honourable Representatives of the Diplomatic Corps,
Distinguished Civil Society Representatives,
Distinguished Guests,
Colleagues in the United Nations family,

Erbil – The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) across Iraq has decreased to 2 million, and the number of returnees has increased to 3.8 million, according to IOM Iraq’s latest Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) report, released this past week by IOM Iraq.

Baghdad, 27 June 2018 – The United Nations family, the Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict by organizing two events in Erbil and Baghdad on 25 and 26 June respectively. This was the third annual event and the first to be observed since the Iraqi government’s recapture of areas formerly under the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The theme of the event was “The Plight and Rights of Children Born of War.”

Baghdad, Iraq, June 26, 2018—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a financing package of $269 million to Zain Iraq, a leading mobile network operator, to help reconstruct the country’s telecom operations and spur economic growth.

Baghdad, 21 June 2018 – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) takes note of the ruling issued today by the Iraqi Federal Supreme Court regarding the third amendment to the election law adopted by the Council of Representatives on 6 June 2018.

“World Refugee Day is a time for reflection and solidarity with people displaced by violence and persecution the world over. In this turbulent and unpredictable time, remembering refugees and internally displaced people is more topical than ever.

The provision of health care in the conflict-torn governorates of Anbar, Ninewa, and Kirkuk, has recently been augmented by additional 20 ambulances procured by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support the referral pathway and ambulatory services in the mentioned governorates.

19 June: Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective security and a stain on our common humanity.

17 June 2018: In my country, when we speak of the Middle East we often focus on conflict and human suffering.

And it is true that countless families in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen are suffering from conflict they personally have no part in, instability they cannot control, and extremism that they reject.

UNHCR Special Envoy meets families who survived years of terror and displacement and who are now striving to rebuild their homes and lives

MOSUL, Iraq (16 June) – UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie today visited West Mosul, less than a year after the city’s liberation in June and July 2017. The visit marked Jolie’s 61st mission – and her fifth visit to Iraq – with the UN Refugee Agency since 2001. She arrived in the city on the second day of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

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