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13 September 2018
Press Release
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13 September 2018, Erbil, Iraq - The Kurdistan Region Statistics Office (KRSO), UNFPA, and IOM launched today the demographic survey of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), one of the largest... Read more
13 September 2018
News
Understanding and respecting human rights, including women’s rights, is not only a moral obligation but a necessity when working in the front line. To guarantee the Peshmerga forces are well... Read more
7 September 2018
News
Dr Al Alak praised Mr Balakrishnan for the leadership and commitment he demonstrated and acknowledged the important contributions and achievements of the UNFPA programme in Iraq
On Thursday 6 September 2018, Mr Ramanathan Balakrishnan, UNFPA Representative to Iraq, called upon H.E. Dr Mahdi Al Alak, Secretary-General of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.... Read more
7 September 2018
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Launch of the Inter-Agency GBV Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in the Central South region © 2018/UNFPA Iraq
The vulnerabilities of women and girls increase extensively during conflict and displacement, and Gender-Based Violence (GBV), including conflict-related sexual violence, has been one of the critical... Read more
1 September 2018
News
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS JEANINE HENNIS-PLASSCHAERT OF THE NETHERLANDS AS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR IRAQ AND HEAD OF THE UNITED NATIONS ASSISTANCE MISSION FOR IRAQ United Nations Secretary-General... Read more
27 August 2018
News
The delivery of health care services in both conflict-affected areas and IDPs hosting areas has been severely impacted, as a result of the three-year devastating war against ISIL © UNFPA Iraq
Erbil, Iraq; 27 August 2018 - The European Union continues its support to UNFPA in Iraq through a EUR 5 million contribution to sustain reproductive health and clinical management of rape services... Read more
23 August 2018
News
“Many women desire children, and face disappointment or even stigma if they cannot. A UNFPA-supported counselor watches over a refugee child in Iraq. © 2018/ UNFPA Iraq
Many women grow up dreaming about the day when they find their significant other, get married, have children, and create a haven they can call home. However, not all women are able to complete their... Read more
19 August 2018
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day 2018 Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster are at heightened risk of rape, exploitation and abuse. Yet reaching... Read more
15 August 2018
News
15 August 2018, Erbil, Iraq - Youth in Iraq are compelling agents of change; as they become more empowered, they can and should, play a critical role in building back their communities after the... Read more
12 August 2018
Statement
We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We want to build lasting peace. Therefore, young people belong at the centre of our collective... Read more

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