As Iraq prepares to go through a phase of reconstruction, survivors of gender-based violence, mostly displaced, are beginning to rebuild their lives by learning different types of crafts, such as quilts making, beads and other forms of handicrafts, to secure a livelihood for their families.

Baghdad, 24 January 2018 – United Nations Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča completed a three-day visit to Iraq

Dear friends around the world,
Happy New Year.
When I took office one year ago, I appealed for 2017 to be a year for peace.

The year 2017 marked a shift in leadership at the United Nations as Secretary-General António Guterres began his term at a time of heightened global challenges.

Najaf, 13 December 2017 - Iraq’s victory over the Daesh terrorists provides an opportunity for the country to shed its painful past and confidently embark on the road to peace and development, the United Nations emphasised at a conference on national reconciliation in Najaf today, urging Iraqis of all affiliations to seize the momentum and build on it to ensure a prosperous future for the younger generation.

Published on Dec 11, 2017
On the occasion of the International Human Rights Day UNAMI Public Information Office in cooperation with Mahdi Abdulkareem produced this short video to promote one of the universal human rights.

Human rights are the foundation of peaceful societies and sustainable development.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights establishes the equality and dignity of every person.

It makes governments responsible for ensuring people can enjoy their inalienable rights and freedoms.

Iraq | Human Rights Day – 10 December 2017


Celebrating International Volunteer Day in Iraq - Volunteers Act First
Produced by Mahdi AbdulKareem in cooperation with the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Public Information Office
5 December 2017

22 Nov 2017 - Special Briefing by Mr. Ján Kubiš, Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), on the situation in Iraq. Security Council, 8112th meeting

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