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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 First Secretary, Yasser Abdul Aziz, delivered the statement of Iraq at the Third Committee on item 71, entitled Indigenous peoples ‘rights.He points out to the multiplicity and evolution of indigenous peoples’ rights mechanisms under international law, including human rights treaties. However, many indigenous peoples continue to face many obstacles in the field of human rights and their rights are in fact far from perfect, with some of the most important challenges such as the pressures placed on their lands, territories and resources as a result of activities related to development and extraction of resources as well as the cultures of these peoples are still under threat. The Government of the Republic of Iraq reaffirmed its keenness and support for the right of peoples to enjoy a decent living opportunities in line with the goals of sustainable development, which considered as the platform through which human rights could be further promoted

The delegation of the Ministry of Foreign affairs participated in the discussion of item 24 on “Eradication of poverty” held on 17 October 2018 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

 Mr. Mustafa Thaher Saleh Third Secretary gave a statement of Iraq at the meeting, pointing out that the Iraqi government has recently adopted the National Strategy for Poverty Alleviation 2018-2022, in which it was developed in cooperation with the World Bank to improve the situation of the poor through increasing their incomes, improve their living conditions and promote the social protection program. The Strategy, also, focuses on improving the situation of displaced persons and reintegrates them in the society. Furthermore, the Strategy sets up certain procedures in response to the emergency situations that created by the forced displacement from the areas of ISIS control.

 On the other hand, the statement called for an effective and fruitful partnership under the auspices and follow-up of the United Nations through its relevant agencies, funds and programs, as well as other partners and stakeholders, also, urging them to assume their responsibilities in supporting Iraq to implement its national policies and strategies to fulfill the sustainable goals of 2030 and achieved a tangible results in the field of poverty alleviation.     

The delegations of the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs participated in the meetings of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) to discuss items 59-63 on decolonization issues around the world. continue reading…

Dr. Midean Abdul Razzaq, Second Secretary, delivered Iraq’s statement at the Sixth Committee (Legal Committee) session under item No. 86, “The rule of law at the international and internal levels”. continue reading…

The delegation of the Ministry participated in the Second Committee plenary meeting held on 8/10/2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. continue reading…

On 8 October 2018, Permanent Representative Ambassador Mohamed Hussein Bahr Al-Uloum delivered the address of Iraq at the opening session of the First Committee of Disarmament and International Security. continue reading…

Mr. Farouk Yousef Mustafa First Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs delivered the speech of Iraq under item 111, entitled “Measures to eliminate international terrorism” relating to the work of the Sixth Committee (the Legal Committee), in which he affirmed Iraq’s firm position in the fight against terrorism by adopting and supporting measures to eradicate this serious scourge, And the accession of Iraq to most of the international and regional instruments on combating terrorism, where the Iraqi government works in accordance with these conventions particularly in the framework of strengthening the judicial system in line with respect for the principles and rules of human rights.

 Iraq also welcomed the establishment of the United Nations Office for Counter-Terrorism and the convening of the United Nations Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies held in late June this year.