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The United Nations in Iraq organised on 19 November 2020 a one-day online media training workshop for 40 journalists from across the country to inform about the UN and the work of its Missions, Agencies, Funds and Programmes in Iraq.

UNAMI Human Rights invites you to celebrate Human Rights Day by designing a mural. The competition is open to Iraqis of all ages.

Around one in ten persons, approximately 792 million people globally, have a mental or substance use disorder, contributing 10% of the disease's global burden. In Iraq, the demand for mental services is on the rise amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and remains one of the top priority areas that require continued support.

Baghdad, 07 November 2020 – The last of a series of workshops held across Iraq and intended to strengthen the political and public roles of women concluded in Baghdad today.

About 30,000 posters were handed out across Iraq’s 18 governorates, in a matter of three weeks, thanks to the painstaking efforts of over 100 youth volunteers contributing to the fight against COVID-19. These posters, the work of talented Iraqi artists, inform about the health instructions and break the silence on the human rights impact of COVID-19 in an innovative and colourful display that appeals to the public.

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To help address the growing unemployment rate among youth in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Ministry of Education is introducing entrepreneurship education (ECP) into secondary vocational schools.

Promoting human rights, listening to and raising the concerns of activists as well as encouraging Regional government efforts in advocating for protection of human rights were at the centre of discussions of the Chief of the UNAMI Human Rights Office (HRO), Danielle Bell, during a four-day visit to the Kurdistan Region.

On 5 and 7 October, the UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) held its constructive public dialogue with Iraq. This is Iraq’s second dialogue, since its ratification of the Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearances, in 2010. The dialogue was held as part of the 19th CED session in Geneva and for the first time held entirely online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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9 September 2020 - In July 2020, WHO Iraq collaborated with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Youth and Sports and community police, as well as WHO’s implementing partner, the United Iraqi Medical Society UMIS), to conduct community sensitization campaigns and engage with communities on COVID-19.

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