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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

Participation of the Ddelegation of Iraq in the meetings of Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) under item 55 on the Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and ...

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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 Minister Plenipotentiary Mr. Botan Othman Dza-Yee delivered the statement of the Republic of Iraq to the Member States of the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary Committee) on agenda item (136) entitled “Programme budget for the biennium 2018-2019. Request for a subvention to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia” and included The remarks of the Iraqi delegation on the relevant report of the Secretary-General

Ambassador Mohamed Hussain Bahr Al-Uloom, Permanent Representative, presided as Vice-President the United Nations General Assembly 73rd plenary meeting to discuss item 30 of the General Assembly, entitled “Space as an engine for development”, held on 26/10/2018, In a high-level presence of Member States.

At the meeting, the draft resolution submitted by Mexico, entitled “Fiftieth anniversary of the United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: space as an engine for sustainable development”, was adopted by consensus.

Ambassador Mohammed Hussein Bahr Al Uloum, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations, met with Ms. Marta Ruedas, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq for Humanitarian and Development Affairs at the Iraqi House in New York on 24/10/2018.

The meeting focused on Iraq’s most important concerns regarding humanitarian affairs, the return of displaced persons and the restoration of stability. The meeting also touched upon the most important development plans that Ms. Marta intends to follow up and implement in Iraq in the coming period.The Permanent Representative stressed that the mission is ready to provide all possible assistance for the success of Ms. Marta Ruedas next mission within the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), as well as Her mission to oversight and coordinate between the offices of the United Nations development agencies in Iraq such as the United Nations Development Program And the UN-Habitat

The delegations of the Ministry of Foreign affairs participated in the discussion of item 65 (Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources), which was held on 24 October 2018 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

First Secretary, Mr. Imad Mohamed John, delivered the Statement of Iraq, in which he affirmed the right of the Palestinians and the inhabitants of the occupied Golan to their natural resources, land and sovereignty. Furthermore, they have the right to claim compensation for the exploitation, loss, depletion and endangerment of their natural resources in any way because of the illegal measures exercised by the Israeli occupying Power.

Today the global works to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals 2015 – 2030, but this plan is far from the people of Palestine and the occupied Golan, as a result of the practices of the Israeli occupation forces and its destructive role in all aspects of life.

Also, he reiterated Iraq’s firm position in its full support for the rights of the Syrian population in the occupied Golan over their land and resources, as well as the rights of the Palestinian people, in particular their right to establish an independent State with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Delegation of Iraq Participated in the meetings of Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) under item (53) on international Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. In this regard, deputy head of the Department of International Organizations and Conferences, Minister Plenipotentiary Dr. Ali Hilal, addressed the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and the Office for Outer Space Affairs in promoting the safety, security and sustainability of the space environment, and highlighted the need to raise the level of international cooperation and adopt a common vision for the exploration and use of outer space, while stressing the reference of international law and UN Charter in determining international liability for damages caused by space objects, as well as the need for the consent of the Governments of States to submit to the UN and international community with necessary information on their activities in outer space, in accordance with the principle of agreed international principles, transparency and protection. In addition, the shared benefit of outer space shall based on equitable distribution among Member States regardless of their level of economic and scientific development.

Delegation of Iraq Participated in the meetings of Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) under item (53) on international Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. In this regard, deputy head of the Department of International Organizations and Conferences, Minister Plenipotentiary Dr. Ali Hilal, addressed the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and the Office for Outer Space Affairs in promoting the safety, security and sustainability of the space environment, and highlighted the need to raise the level of international cooperation and adopt a common vision for the exploration and use of outer space, while stressing the reference of international law and UN Charter in determining international liability for damages caused by space objects, as well as the need for the consent of the Governments of States to submit to the UN and international community with necessary information on their activities in outer space, in accordance with the principle of agreed international principles, transparency and protection. In addition, the shared benefit of outer space shall based on equitable distribution among Member States regardless of their level of economic and scientific development.

Dear applicants to The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) 2018

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations in New York has the honor to congratulate you on your approval for the entrance examination of this year.The Permanent Mission of Iraq extends its full support to you throughout the annual recruitment exercise, wish you all the success for your exams, and express its readiness to answer all your questions regarding this programme.

Again, we wish you success in taking the exam tomorrow October 25th, as well as the upcoming examinations and look forward for your future engagement with the international community.