and civil society in Iraq, and help Iraq in contributing to regional stability.
IF Recently completed a number of events during the no cost extension of the WIES project including: An advocacy event in Baghdad A Family Financial Planning Session Job Fairs and Marketing Training
Periodical meetings with Partner NGOs On the 28th of March 2015 IF hosted the 6th periodical meeting for the representatives of the 10 partner NGOs. The meeting was dedicated to explore further means to enhance TABEIR map and discuss various scenarios for the FOE short movies which will be produced by the partner NGOs as part of the first round of the small grants funded through TABEIR project.
The Iraq Foundation mourns the death of our dear friend, Ammar Shahbandar. Ammar was killed in a car explosion in Baghdad on Saturday May 2nd. Ammar’s association with the Iraq Foundation began in the early 90s, when he was still a student in London and the Foundation was a young institution. He returned to Iraq in the spring of 2003, full of hope and plans for the future. In June 2003, when the Foundation opened its office in Baghdad, Ammar became the director of our Iraq operations. Although he formally left his post with IF in early 2005, he continued to be a valued colleague and friend. Ammar was among the best and brightest in Iraq. His total commitment to his native country, his dreams, and his drive made real and lasting change in a way that few other individuals … Continue reading
The Iraq Foundation congratulates our dear and valued colleague, Dhefaf Al-Jarahi, for 10 years at the Iraq Foundation in Baghdad. Dhefaf joined IF on April 9th, 2005, and soon rose to be the Manager of our operations in Iraq. Her professionalism and intelligence have earned her admiration from colleagues inside IF and all those who have worked with her. Her commitment to the Foundation and her hard work deserve our sincere gratitude. We are extremely proud of her. Dhefaf, thank you, and may we enjoy another successful 10 years together.