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Permanent Mission participated in meeting of General Assembly with ECOSOC

Thursday 31/1/2019, The Permanent Mission of Iraq tothe United Nations participated in the open dialogue session held by theGeneral assembly of the United Nations with ECOSOC. The session included a detailed explanation of thejoint work between the General Assembly and ...

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Permanent Representative met the Assistant Director of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office

Tuesday12/2/2019, The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq to UnitedNations met with Mr. Streven Siqueira the Assistant Director of the UnitedNations Counter-Terrorism Office. Mr. Siqueira explained the details of hisvisit to Baghdad and holding a wide workshop at the ...

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Permanent Mission participated in the art exhibition held at the United Nations

The Permanent Mission of the Republicof Iraq to the United Nations participated in the art exhibition held at theUnited Nations Headquarter with participation of a number of diplomatic artistson the theme of Peace and to achieve the goal number 16 ...

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Permanent Representative met with Special Representative of Secretary-General to Iraq

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 ...

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Permanent Mission of Iraq to the UN participated in the Arab Group meeting

On7/2/2019, Mr. Mohammed Saheb the Deputy Permanent Representative participatedin the Arab Group meeting at the level of Permanent representative accreditedto the United Nations in New York. The Permanent Representative of Lebanon presidesthe session as Lebanon is the Current president of ...

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Iraqi Mission Participates in the meeting of the Arab Group at the level of disarmament experts

Iraqi Mission Participates in the meeting of the Arab Group at the level of disarmament experts

6/2/2019, The Permanent Mission of Iraq participatedin the meeting held by the Arab Group at the level of disarmament experts.The meeting reviewed the disarmament agenda in NewYork for the next session of the United Nations Disarmament Commission, whichwill meet in ...

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A business lunch brings the UK Permanent Representative together with the Iraqi Permanent Representative

February 5th 2019,The PermanentRepresentative of the United Kingdom convened a business lunch for thePermanent Representative, in which they discussed the priorities of the Iraqigovernment's work including: openness to the international community, Iraq'srelations with neighboring countries and the challenges that Iraq ...

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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

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.