Marking the International Day for Tolerance in Baghdad, Iraq on 16 November 2015, the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and UNESCO jointly organised a conference with the theme "Protection of Diversity and Prevention of Incitement".

11 Nov 2015 - Informal comments to the media by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI)

The situation concerning Iraq
First report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 7 of resolution 2233

On 16 September 2015, more than one hundred prominent media, academic and civil society figures participated today in a conference on

UNAMI Spokesperson and Director of Public Information Office , Ms. Eliana Nabaa, recently gave an interview to UN Radio, on the Head of Mission's recent visit to Lalish Temple, the Holy Shrine of the Yazidi community, in Sheikhan.

A terrorist attack on the United Nations Headquarters in ‎Baghdad, Iraq, on 19 August 2003, claimed the lives of 22 people.

Iraq is one of the most volatile and complex humanitarian crisis in the world. Over the last year the number of Iraqis requiring life-saving assistance has quadrupled to more than 8 million people, with 2.9 million forced from their homes since January 2014.

As the violence hit Iraq in mid June 2014, millions of people became internally displaced. The UN World Food programme was able to respond by scaling up scaled up its lifesaving operation and provide food assistance to more than 1 million people thanks to a generous contribution from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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