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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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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

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.