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Permanent Representative participated in the meeting of General Assembly to mark the 100th anniversary of ILO

The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq participated in the high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly under the chairwomanship of Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa, President of the United Nations General Assembly, and the presence of Representatives of ...

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The Permanent Mission of Iraq to the United Nations participated in the Economic and Social Council forum for the Year 2019

The Permanent Mission of Iraq to the United Nations participated in the Economic and Social Council forum for the Year 2019

The Permanent Mission of Iraq to the United Nations participated in the Economic and Social Council forum for the Year 2019, Youth forum for the period 8-9 April 2019, entitled "Empowerment, inclusiveness and equality", For the first time, this forum ...

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The Permanent Mission of Iraq participated in the ceremony held by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS)

The Permanent Mission of Iraq participated mainly with the Missions of Norway, Poland and Mali at the ceremony held by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) on 4/4/2019 on the occasion of the International Mine Awareness Day. The Permanent Representative, ...

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Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq participated in the high-level meeting entitled Ministerial Peacekeeping Summit: Uniformed Capabilities, Performance and Protection

On 29/3/2019, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq participated in the high-level meeting entitled "Ministerial Peacekeeping Summit: Uniformed Capabilities, Performance and Protection", organized by Department of Peace Operations in collaboration with the Department of Operational Support (DOS) which ...

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The Mission of Iraq to United Nations participated in the high-level Meeting on climate change

The Mission of Iraq to United Nations participated in the high-level Meeting on climate change held under the auspices of the General Assembly for the period 28-29/3/2019, and upon un invitation of the President of the General Assembly, Ms. Maria ...

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Permanent Representative deliver Iraq's speech at Security Council

the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq delivered the Statement of Iraq during the open Session of the Security Council under “Threats on International peace and security: combating the financing of terrorism” which it was held on 28/3/2019. Iraq ...

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Deputy Minister of Foreign affairs delivered speech in an event of CSW

Ambassador Hala Shaker Mustafa, Undersecretary for Political Planning Affairs, participated in the event organized by the Qatari mission in cooperation with the Canadian and Pakistani missions, the United Nations Office for Combating Terrorism and the United Nations Office on Drugs ...

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Permanent Representative Ambassador Mohammed Hussein Bahr Al-Uloom met with Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations to Iraq and the Head of UNAMI. During the meeting, Ms. Plasschaert expressed the impressions she formed during the initial period of her presence in Iraq, what priorities should be emphasized in the next phase and the role that the United Nations will play in achieving the objectives envisaged.

On 7/2/2019, Mr. Mohammed Saheb the Deputy Permanent Representative participated in the Arab Group meeting at the level of Permanent representative accredited to the United Nations in New York. The Permanent Representative of Lebanon presides the session as Lebanon is the Current president of the Group in February. The attendance discussed the latest developments of the Palestine case in the United Nations as well as the issues related to the disarmament.

6/2/2019, The Permanent Mission of Iraq participated in the meeting held by the Arab Group at the level of disarmament experts. The meeting reviewed the disarmament agenda in New York for the next session of the United Nations Disarmament Commission, which will meet in April 2019, and the meetings of the Third Preparatory Committee for the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, which will meet for the period from 29 April to 10/5/2019, as well as developments related to the implementation of the Arab decision to convene a conference on the establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone and other weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East. Counselor Hassanein Hadi attended this meeting on the behalf of the Permanent Mission of Iraq

On January 9, 2019, a high-level delegation headed by Mr. Hazem Al-Youssafi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Legal Affairs and Multi-Relations, Mr. Mohammed Hussein Bahr Al Uloom, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations, and Mr. Mohamed Ali Muften, Director-General  of the Retrieval Department at the Integrity Commission in the meetings of the of the sanctions committee formed according to  Security Council resolution no. 1518 (2003), which is the first after 13 years.

The achievements of the Government of Iraq were reviewed as; the removal of a large number of Iraqi entities from the sanctions list and its return to its legal status in order to contribute in the recovery of the Iraqi economy and the establishment of a mechanism to assist Iraq in recovering its funds as well as the procedures that Iraqi Government’s will adopt for individuals on the ban list.

In the light of the meeting, bilateral meetings were held with the member states of the Security Council, during which bilateral relations were discussed and the United Nations Member States were urged to recover Iraq’s frozen funds located outside Iraq based on Security Council resolutions 1483 (2003), 1511 (2003) and 1518 (2003).

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 delivered a speech in the ministerial section of the group of friends of the coalition, in which he pointed out that the steps and efforts of Iraq are not limited to fighting terrorism militarily, but to confront it intellectually.

Moreover, work has been carried out in a serious manner to spread the culture of community peace, the convergence of religions, the acceptance of the other and the coexistence based on principle of citizenship to build a nation that can be enjoyed by all, within the framework of the national campaign to rehabilitate the intolerance

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 discussions on the resolutions of Palestine at the 73rd session of the General Assembly and its committees.

As well as the Arab position to vote on the decision on the establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone and other weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East.

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 Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories. On 13/11/2018, Mr. Alaa M. Ridha Najaf delivered a speech in which he praised the role of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories for its continued efforts to uncover the illegal practices committed by the Occupying Power of (Israel) against the brotherly Palestinian people. He also stressed the need to oblige the Occupying Power to provide all judicial guarantees for detainees from the occupied territories in accordance with fair trial procedures and standards, and to call upon all States Parties to the 4th Geneva Convention to assume their responsibilities to the provisions of this Convention in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, by calling (Israel) to stop violations of international law and international humanitarian law and halt the establishment of settlements on Palestinian territory, and to end the continuous attempts to change the demographic composition of Al-Quds Al-Sharif. He also referred to the welcome of the Government of the Republic of Iraq to the General Assembly Resolution on the Protection of Palestinian Civilians and to the Secretary-General’s latest report, which included options for the Protection of Palestinian Civilians, affirming the right of the Palestinian people to establish their independent State with East Jerusalem as its capital within 1967 borders.