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Al-Rasid Activtiy 5 Photos

January 29, 2016
- During this reporting period, IF is pleased to report the execution of the 2nd workshop of Activity 5. This workshop took place at the Iraqi Council of Representatives (ICOR) on October 28th 2015, as a result of extensive coordination between IF and three committees in the ICOR ( including the Legal; Women, Family and Childhood; and  Civil Society committees) that hosted the event. The workshop was attended by 63 high ranking government officials from both the legislative and executive branches, and it was described by the UNDP’s Gender Specialist Sundus Abass as “an excellent session, full of interesting and deep discussions that reflected the efforts of the IF team.” 

Al-Rasid Activity 3

January 29, 2016
- On December 16th & 17th of 2015, IF held the third workshop of Al-Rasid’s Activity 3 which trained Task Force members of the skills that they identified as necessary for drafting the project’s final report. The two day workshop was led by IF’s President Ms. Rend Al Raheem. 43 PTF members including local and national actors attended. The topics discussed in the workshop focused on the technical aspects and skill set needed for writing the final monitoring report to measure the progress of implementing the Iraqi NAP.

IF IYLEP December 2015 Activities

January 26, 2016
-               Civil Society Meeting/ Educational and Networking session in Baghdad at the Hall of the Women Journalists without Borders   December 19, 2015   Opening session by Ms. Entidhar Al-Shimari, Head of the hosting NGO       Youth Participants filling out questionnaires   Mr. Awns Nasir, a social media specialist, leads and orientation session on CVE and Terrorism Mr. Ihsan Da’adoush, a famous young Iraq actor, speaks to participants about persevering through adversity while he was a young man Group picture 1 – Youth participants in IYLEP’s activity-Baghdad/ December 19, 2015 Group picture 2 – Youth participants in IYLEP’s activity-Baghdad/ December 19, 2015 Participants split into three groups to discuss tolerance, peaceful coexistence, civil rights, their future ambitions, and their experiences in Meridian Center’s US IYLEP activities. Group A   Group B Group … Continue reading

IF Celebrates Liberation of Sinjar

November 13, 2015
- The Iraq Foundation congratulates the heroic Peshmerga forces on liberating Sinjar District and ending the atrocities perpetrated by ISIS against women, children and families. We call on all government agencies to facilitate the return of IDPs from Sinjar in dignity and peace to their homes, villages, and towns.