Press Releases & Statements

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 03:00

Let Us Run for Peace and Development

Erbil, 19 September 2012 - The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Erbil Regional Office and the office of His Excellency the Governor of Erbil Nawzad Hadi would like to announce the opening of registration for the Second Erbil International Marathon that will take place on 19 October 2012. كوردی

Baghdad, 16 September  2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, today welcomed the news that the last major relocation convoy of residents from Camp Ashraf (Camp New Iraq) has arrived in Camp Hurriya. كوردی

 By Martin Kobler, Special Representative for the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, on the International Day of Democracy, 15 September 2012.
 

Over the past few years, millions of Iraqi men and women have made their way home from polling booths across the country, proudly displaying their fingers dyed bright purple by the ink that symbolizes their vital contribution to the political process.

15 September 2012, Baghdad – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, today welcomed the announcement of an agreement between the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) and Central Government to resume oil exports from the KRG. كوردی

Baghdad, 15 September  2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, today echoed recent statements by UN Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon and condemned the film which has sparked protests in Iraq and violence across the region this week.

Baghdad, 10 September 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, today urged all political forces in the Council of Representatives to reach agreement on the selection of the new Board of Commissioners of the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) and find a solution that serves the legitimate democratic aspirations of the Iraqi people.

 Baghdad, 9 September 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, strongly condemned the series of attacks that killed dozens and injured many more across Iraq today.

Baghdad, 31 August 2012 – UNAMI notes with concern that Iraq has once again implemented the death penalty. On Monday, 27 August, 21 people were executed. Three of them were women.  This was followed by the executions of five more persons, including two foreign nationals, as confirmed by the Ministry of Justice on Wednesday, 29 August. Sources have indicated that more executions may be carried out in the coming days. كوردی

Baghdad, 29 August 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, welcomed the arrival in Camp Hurriya today of another group of 400 residents from Camp Ashraf (Camp New Iraq). كوردی

Sunday, 19 August 2012 03:00

SRSG Martin Kobler\'s Message on Eid-Ul-Fitr

 As Muslims around the world mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, I would like to wish all Iraqis a blessed Eid-Ul-Fitr on behalf of the entire UN family in Iraq. كوردی

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