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Iraq is a beautiful country with an ancient past and rich diversity.
It is also a country which has suffered immensely due to conflict.

Video message by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres for 2019 New Year.

Baghdad, 18 December 2018 – Iraqi Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Adil Abdul-Mahdi, received today the new Special Representative for Iraq of the United Nations Secretary-General, Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, on the occasion of the start of her mission in Iraq.

UN Deputy Special Representative/Humanitarian Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative for Iraq, Ms. Marta Ruedas, together with Major General Christopher Ghika, Deputy Commander for Safety and Support of the Global Coalition Forces, recently made an assessment visit to cash-for-work sites, housing projects and a water treatment plant.

Erbil, Iraq, 10 December 2018 - Students and human rights activists fanned out in Erbil’s old bazaar distributing flyers and informing cafegoers, shoppers and shop owners about Human Rights Day and the importance of standing up for their rights and the rights of others in a splendid public display of activism to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Special Representative for Iraq of the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ján Kubiš, farewell message

UNAMI HQ
Baghdad, Iraq
12 December 2018

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 jointly to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict."

Production: NRK (Norsk Rikskringkasting AS)

The Nobel Peace Prize 2018 was awarded jointly to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict."

Baghdad, Iraq, 10 December 2018 - Today marks the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It was marked in Baghdad in an event hosted by the Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights and attended by government officials, dignitaries, human rights and civil society activists.

Statement by Ms. Alice Walpole, Deputy Special Representative for Iraq of the United Nations Secretary-General, at the Launch of the National Strategy to Address Violence against Women

09 December 2018
Baghdad, Iraq

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