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Permanent Representative participated in the work of the 8th Session of the Alliance of Civilizations

Permanent Representative, Ambassador Mohamed Hussein Bahr Al Uloom, participated in the work of the 8th Session of the Alliance of Civilizations, which was held at the United Nations Building in New York for the period 19-20 / 11/2018. The Permanent Representative ...

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The Permanent Representative participated in the meeting of the Arab Group in New York

The Permanent Representative, Ambassador Mohammed Hussein Bahr Al-Uloom, participated in the meeting of the Arab Group in New York to discuss the latest developments of the Palestinian issue, in light of the recent Israeli attacks on Gaza and the ongoing ...

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Participation of the Ddelegation of Iraq in the meetings of Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) under item 55

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Permanent Representative Receives Ms. Dina Zorba UN-Women Country Director in Iraq

The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations, Ambassador Mohammed Hussein Bahr Al-Uloom, receives Ms. Dina Zorba, the UN – Women Country Director in Iraq, at the Iraqi House in New York. During the meeting, they reviewed ...

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Permanent Representative delivers the statement of Iraq at security Council during the open meeting to discuss the report of the Secretary-General on UNAMI.

Ambassador Mohammed Hussein Bahr Al-Uloum, the Permanent Representative of Iraq, addressed the Security Council during the open meeting to discuss the report of the Secretary-General on UNAMI. He addresses the thanks of the Government of Iraq to Mr. Ján Kubišfor his ...

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Permanent Mission of the Republic of Iraq participate in the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on the resolution entitled Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Iraq participated in the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on 9/11/2018 to discuss the resolution entitled "Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency". He point out that; despite the challenges faced by ...

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The delegation of Iraq participated in the meetings of Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) under item (57)

The delegation of Iraq participated in the meetings of Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) under item (57) on the comprehensive review of special political missions. In this regard, on 08/11/2018, deputy head of the Department of International Organizations ...

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The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations, Ambassador Mohamed Hussein Bahr Al-Uloom, met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Iraq, Ms. Jainen Hennis-Plasschaert, who will begin her duties as head of the UNAMI mission in Baghdad in mid-December.

The two sides discussed the priorities that should be emphasized during the coming period, which is considered the period of recovery, reconstruction and stability in Iraq, stressing the importance of enhancing the role of women and youth, which are the largest group in Iraqi society and the basis of building a stable and productive society.

The success of the formation of the new government within the specific constitutional dates was also discussed.

On 2018/11/2, Second Secretary Nian Fuad Hama Khurshid delivered the statement of the Republic of Iraq to the Third Committee in item 69 on the report of the Human Rights Council. continue reading…

On 31/10/2018, Third Secretary Abdullah Wajih Abdullah delivered the statement of the Republic of Iraq to the Third Committee on the report of the High Commissioner for Refugees.

In which he referred that, the Iraqi Government values all the efforts made by the High Commissioner for Refugees, the relevant bodies and agencies of the United Nations aimed at preserving the rights and dignity of the refugees.

Also, he stressed on Iraq’s position, that is based on the Constitution, international humanitarian law and international conventions, in dealing with the issue of asylum and voluntary return, as well as pointing out the role of the Iraqi security forces in their just war against terrorist organizations by opening safe paths for civilians to provide safe exit for them, And the return of displaced families to their areas of residence.

The delegation of the Republic of Iraq also called for redoubling efforts to examine the possibility of applying new options to provide legal means for the migration of individuals for humanitarian reasons and to expedite the implementation of reforms in this regard, as well as commended the efforts exerted by the United Nations and its competent agencies and Member States to implement the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework, Stemming from the historic New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants.

The delegation of Iraq participated in the meetings of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) under agenda item) 56(on the (Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects). continue reading…

On 30/10/2018, Third Secretary Suha Abdul-Karim delivers the statement of Iraq, pointing to the importance of nuclear-weapon-free zones as a cornerstone of regional confidence-building measures. 

Also, she mentioned that Iraq supports the establishment of such zones that contributes to the achievement of the desired goals of a world free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction. 

Iraq’s vision of a nuclear-weapon-free zone and other weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East, is that the Israel will disarm its nuclear weapons and accede to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons as a non-nuclear party, This is a prerequisite for the establishment of this region in the Middle East. 

On 30/10/2018, Second Secretary Nian Hamah Khorsheed delivered the two statements of the Republic of Iraq to the Third Committee, on item (72) of Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, and item 73 on the right of peoples to self-determination.

    The statement referred to Iraq’s efforts to promote the principles of justice and equality in all its national legislation and regulations. Iraq was keen to establish laws governing rights and obligations and to renounce all forms of Racial Discrimination. Also, It affirmed Iraq’s full commitment to work towards the achievement of the objectives of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

    With regard to item (73) On self-determination. She referred to Iraq’s full solidarity with the Palestinian people and other Arab peoples under Israeli occupation, and the fact that what the people in Gaza Strip were subjected to flagrant violations of international law and international humanitarian law.

   The statement focused on the significant role played by UNRWA in the care and employment of refugees and the alleviation of their suffering. It called on the international community to support this Organization because it is contributing to the creation of employment opportunities for young people, reduce the level of unemployment among refugees and to provide substantial support to the education sector, particularly to girls and children.

On 29 October, Counselor Hassanein Hadi delivered the speech of Iraq under item Conventional weapons at the meetings of the First Committee on Disarmament and International Security.

He referred to the catastrophic effects of conventional weapons, which are no different in their effects on weapons of mass destruction.

 Also, he mentioned that the Government of Iraq reaffirms the importance of redoubling the efforts of the international community to establish an integrated system to combat the illicit trade of small arms and light weapons of all kinds and to prohibit their export to conflict zones as well as control their movement across borders to achieve a peaceful and secure world.

 Finally, he pointed to the danger of mines and explosives from war debris, pointing to the efforts of Iraqi institutions in preparing contingency plans for liberated areas in order to secure the safe return of displaced persons