Recent News

IF President Rend al-Rahim attends UN Leaders’ Summit for Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism

September 29, 2015
- IF is pleased to announce the participation of President Rend al-Rahim in the UN Leaders’ Summit for Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism. The event highlights the cooperation of the US led coalition to defeat ISIL in Iraq and Syria. The event was headlined by President Obama and Prime Minister Abadi of Iraq.                            

HEWAR Citizen’s Guide Training in Baghdad

September 28, 2015
- Training for Men July 28th, 2015:         Training for Women July 29th, 2015:      

HEWAR Final Stakeholders’ Meeting

September 10, 2015
- The Final Stakeholders’ Meeting – HEWAR Project Al-Hamra’a Hall/ Al-Mansour Melia Hotel-Baghdad – August 19, 2015

HEWAR Project – Interviews with trainer and trainees on the Citizen Guide Training in Baghdad – July 2015

July 30, 2015
- The Iraq Foundation (IF) has successfully implemented 4 trainings on the Citizen’s Guide, developed for the HEWAR Project, from July 27-29, 2015, in the  Al-Risafa and Al-Karkh districts in Baghdad. A total of 100 trainees have participated in the trainings including 50 women and 50 men.  The trainers were very successful in educating the male and female trainees.  The female participants presented multiple inquiries to the trainers, mainly regarding  social status issues; it is clear that they have gained new knowledge regarding legal procedures.  The Iraq Foundation held interviews with 2 of the women trainees and a female trainer as shown in the 3 interview-videos below.  IF will publish additional interviews when available.   Trainee Trainer Trainee