Press Releases & Statements

Baghdad, 4 January 2013 – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) strongly condemns the wave of attacks during the past days that killed and injured dozens of innocent worshipers participating in the religious rite to mark the commemoration of Arba’een. The Mission expresses its profound sympathy to the families of the victims, to whom it extends sincere condolences, and wishes for a speedy recovery to the wounded. كوردی

Baghdad, 31 December 2012 – As 2012 comes to a close, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, extends his best wishes to the Iraqi people for a peaceful and prosperous year 2013.

Baghdad, 20 December 2012 – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and UN Women have just concluded a two-day workshop on negotiation and mediation for women members of the Kurdistan Parliament. The workshop, co-organized by the Kurdish Assembly, brought together lawmakers committed to expanding the meaningful role of women in negotiation and mediation processes. كوردی

BAGHDAD / GENEVA (19 December 2012) - The respect and protection of human rights in Iraq remains fragile as the country continues its transition from years of conflict and violence to peace and democracy, says the United Nations in its most recent Report on Human Rights in Iraq, which covers the period from 1 January to 30 June 2012. كوردی

Baghdad, 17 December 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, strongly condemned the attacks that have claimed dozens of lives across Iraq since yesterday, in many cases targeting civilians. كوردی

Baghdad, 14 December 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, welcomed the approval by the Iraqi Council of Representatives yesterday of the fourth amendment to the Governorate Council elections law, which determines the seat allocation formula to be applied in the elections. كوردی

Calls for US $83 million to scale up humanitarian response to the increasing number of Syrian refugees in Iraq

 

Baghdad, 14 December 2012 - The UN\'s Humanitarian Coordinator and Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Development and Humanitarian Affairs in Iraq, Ms. Jacqueline Badcock, along with the Representatives of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Ms. Claire Bourgeois, and UN Children\'s Fund (UNICEF), Dr. Marzio Babille, visited refugee camps in the Al\'Qaim District of western Iraq this week. كوردی

Baghdad, 13 December 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, today honoured five Iraqi human rights activists for their achievements during a special ceremony to celebrate International Human Rights Day in Baghdad.

Baghdad, 9 December 2012 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, today welcomed the beginning of the first voter registration update in three years as part of preparations for the forthcoming Governorate Council elections on 20 April 2013. كوردی

Thursday, 06 December 2012 03:00

The Secretary-General--Remarks at Press Conference

Baghdad, 6 December 2012
Assalamo Alaykom,
Good afternoon,
I am pleased to be back in Baghdad for the fourth time. My last visit was in March when Iraq hosted the League of Arab States Summit. That Summit showed Iraq’s steady progress toward regaining its rightful place in the region, the Arab world and the broader international community.

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