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UN Envoy condemns recent wave of violence, calls for restraint in wake of Ashura
Baghdad, 14 November 2013 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, strongly condemns the increased attacks against the pilgrims of Ashura during which dozens of innocent people were killed and injured in several incidents across Iraq.
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UN envoy welcomes Council of Representatives decision to adopt the national Election Law
Baghdad, 5 November 2013 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG) Mr. Nickolay Mladenov congratulated the Council of Representatives for passing the national election law yesterday. كوردى
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UN Casualty Figures for October
Baghdad, 1 November 2013 – According to casualty figures released today by UNAMI, a total of 979 Iraqis were killed and another 1,902 were wounded in acts of terrorism and violence in October. كوردی
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New help desk in Baghdad’s oldest court provides free legal assistance to women and most vulnerable
Baghdad, Iraq, 3 November 2013 – A new legal help desk in Baghdad’s Rusafa Courthouse was inaugurated after Iraq’s Higher Judicial Council (HJC) partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Iraqi non-governmental organisation Dar Al Khibra to provide free legal services to indigent Iraqi citizens as part of a larger effort to strengthen the administration of and citizens’ access to justice in the country.
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UNESCO launches new report to manage Drought in Iraq
Baghdad, 3 November 2013; The United Nations’ Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), announced today the launching of the Analysis Report “Integrated Drought Risk Management – National Framework for Iraq" produced by UNESCO’s Iraq Office under the Drought Risk Management (DRM) Project.
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Signature of a joint Trust Fund between the UN and the KRG
Erbil, 31 October 2013 - The Kurdistan Region Government and the Integrated Coordination Office for Development and Humanitarian Affairs (ICODHA) of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) have announced today signing of an agreement to launch a joint Trust Fund aimed at supporting the Kurdistan Region Government’s development vision outlined in the Kurdistan Vision 2020 Development Strategy. The official title of the fund is “Kurdistan Vision 2020 Joint Programming Facility”. كوردی
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UNESCO launches Entrepreneurship Training and advanced IT Courses for Syrian Refugees in Iraq
Baghdad, 30 October 2013; As the humanitarian situation in Syria continues to deteriorate, more innocent people find themselves obligated to flee violence and seek refuge in the neighbouring countries. With the increasing number of Syrian refugees in Iraq, urgent challenges arise on many levels.
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Iraq Must Address the Root Causes of Division, Exclusion and Poverty in Order to Restore Security
Baghdad, 28 October 2013 – The United Nations in Iraq today marked the United Nations Day, which is celebrated worldwide on 24 October of each year, the day that saw the UN Charter enter into force in 1945. كوردی
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UNESCO and EU launch a flagship-programme on National Groundwater Resources in Iraq
Baghdad, 28 October 2013; In the framework of their significant efforts towards supporting the Iraqi government in overcoming the devastating impact of water shortage, UNESCO and the European Union (EU) launched the phase II of the "Advanced Survey of Hydrogeological Resources in Iraq" (ASHRI-2), a pioneering initiative that aims to improve national capacities in the exploration and integrated management of groundwater resources, and enhance both, efficiency and effectiveness of public planning and policy making in the National Water Sector.
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Eradicating Poverty Crucial to Peace and Security in Iraq – United Nations
Baghdad, 17 October 2013 – On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the United Nations wants to emphasize the importance of working on eradicating poverty through sustainable development programmes to create a more inclusive society in Iraq.
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