Press Releases & Statements

Global Refugee Forum, 16–18 December in Geneva

GENEVA 16 December 2019 – A three-day global gathering aimed at transforming the way the world responds to refugee situations starts tomorrow in Geneva, Switzerland.

Baghdad, 16 December 2019 – The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 3 million (approximately USD 3.5 million) from The Netherlands to mitigate the threat posed by explosive hazards and enable the return of displaced communities to their areas of origin.

Erbil, Iraq – 15 December 2019; The Kurdistan Regional Government, represented by the Kurdistan High Council for Women Affairs (KHCWA), launched, with the support of UNFPA,

Saturday, 14 December 2019 11:24

UN Security Council Press Statement – Iraq

13 December 2019 The members of the Security Council welcomed efforts for an inclusive dialogue between the Government and people of Iraq to urgently deliver reforms aimed at addressing legitimate demands over economic opportunity, governance, and electoral legislation.

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 19:27

Strengthening Iraq’s influenza surveillance system

5 December 2019 – To improve the influenza surveillance system and overall national pandemic influenza preparedness in Iraq, WHO conducted a mission on 16–19 September 2019 to assess the country’s influenza surveillance system and laboratory capacity and review potential sentinel surveillance sites.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Baghdad — Last Wednesday (4/12) young filmmakers from across Iraq presented their work at the Community Policing Film Festival in Baghdad.

Baghdad, 11 December 2019 – UNAMI held events across Iraq on 10 December to commemorate International Human Rights Day.

Baghdad, Iraq, 10 December 2019 – “If young people are considered good enough to fight wars, they certainly deserve the chance to make peace,” said former deputy UN Security General, Jan Eliasson.

GENEVA (9 December 2019) – This has been a year of tremendous activism – notably by young people. It is particularly fitting that this year we mark Human Rights Day during the crucial UN conference in Madrid to uphold climate justice.

This year, on Human Rights Day, we celebrate the role of young people in bringing human rights to life.

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