Kalar, Iraq, 23 September 2018 – Police officers in Garmiyan Administration have completed a two-day training course organized by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office (HRO) on core human rights principles relating to police work.
Baghdad, 23 September 2018 – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq, including its Liaison Office in Tehran, strongly condemns the terrorist attack which took place on Saturday, 22 September in the city of Ahvaz in the Islamic Republic of Iran, in which military personnel and civilians, including children, were killed or injured.
The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq offers its sincere condolences to the Government and people of Iran, in particular to the families of those who lost their lives, and wishes the injured a rapid and complete recovery.
Baghdad, Iraq, 16 September 2018 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Ján Kubiš, welcomes the election by the Council of Representatives (CoR) of its Speaker and two deputies. He congratulates the elected officials, Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi and deputies Hassan al-Kaabi and Basheer al-Haddad. The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) looks forward to working with the new parliamentary leadership and the CoR and is ready to offer any required assistance.
Mr. Mohamed Nasri, UN Women Regional Director of Arab States, called on Iraqi leaders to take practical and decisive steps to ensure that women assume leadership positions in the three presidencies and in the government to achieve sustainable development and peace.
The call followed his visit to Iraq where he met with heads of political blocs, leaders at the highest levels and a large number of women and parliamentary leaders to emphasize the importance of supporting the agenda of women and women's participation in leadership and decision-making.
Erbil, Iraq, 11 September 2018 – Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq Ján Kubiš visited Sulaymaniyah and Erbil, where he met with leaders of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Gorran, New Generation Movement and the Coalition for Democracy and Justice (CDJ). Today, he was received in Erbil by Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) President Masud Barzani and met separately with Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani.