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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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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 the bilateral relations between Iraq and the United Nations and the role of the organization in empowering Iraqi women in cooperation with the Iraqi government, in particular the Women’s Empowerment Department in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers. 

Also, Ms. Dina Zorba, briefed on the programs to be implemented at the national and international levels and the participation of Iraqi women in these programs.

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 efforts in leading the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) during the past years and extended congratulations to his successor, Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert,

Also, he pointed out the formation of the new Iraqi government, which adopted a comprehensive ministerial platform based on determinants and priorities of a social, economic and security aspects that will serve all Iraqi citizens as well as will seek to consolidate national identity, promote community participation and protect human rights. Furthermore to establish strategic partnerships with the international and regional environment on the basis of common interests to strengthen Iraq’s standing in the international community.

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 the Iraqi government in the face of terrorism, it has taken many positive steps with regard to regulatory issues of nuclear and radiological work. Also, “the free Middle East region from nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction are one of the basic steps that contribute to the security and stability of this region” he added.

The delegation of Iraq also stressed that Israel’s initiation of its nuclear disarmament, its accession to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) as a non-nuclear party and the subordination of its nuclear facility to the comprehensive safeguards system of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is a very important and urgent necessity for the successful establishment of such a zone.

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 and Conferences, Minister Plenipotentiary Dr. Ali Hilal, addressed the Committee on the special political missions in general and United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) in supporting the efforts to support national reconciliation give a push to the political process, taking into an account the sovereignty and independence of Member States. And the need for full coordination with the host country during the implementation of the mandate given by Security Council. In the same context, he stated that the Government of the Republic of Iraq welcomes the Secretary-General’s decision to appoint Ms. Jainen Hennis Plasschaert as SRSG and the Head of United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq.

The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations, Ambassador Mohamed Hussein Bahr Al-Uloom, met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Iraq, Ms. Jainen Hennis-Plasschaert, who will begin her duties as head of the UNAMI mission in Baghdad in mid-December.

The two sides discussed the priorities that should be emphasized during the coming period, which is considered the period of recovery, reconstruction and stability in Iraq, stressing the importance of enhancing the role of women and youth, which are the largest group in Iraqi society and the basis of building a stable and productive society.

The success of the formation of the new government within the specific constitutional dates was also discussed.

On 2018/11/2, Second Secretary Nian Fuad Hama Khurshid delivered the statement of the Republic of Iraq to the Third Committee in item 69 on the report of the Human Rights Council. continue reading…

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.