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The Photography and TV Production Training (HJC – Media Office)

July 16, 2015
- Day One: April 29, 2015 Day Two: April 30, 2015 Day Three: May 6, 2015 Day Four: May 7, 2015

Eid Mubarak!

July 16, 2015
- IF wishes you Eid Saeed and Mubarak with hopes for blessings upon you and your families and peace for Iraq!

IF Participates in Emergency NAP Meeting

July 2, 2015
- On June 29th, 2015, Iraq Foundation staff-member Tanyh Lowis attended a meeting organized by the Ministry for Women’s Affairs and chaired by Minister Bayan Nouri. The meeting was attended by representatives of Iraq’s civil society and resulted in the foundation of an emergency working group to implement the emergency National Action Plan (NAP) established under UN Resolution 1325. The working group consists of civil society representatives and high ranking government officials from all over Iraq. The working group will be aiding implementation of the emergency NAP to support IDP women inside and outside of camps, in addition to all victimized women who have been affected by the recent conflict in Iraq more generally. The working group will issue a report to highlight the emergency NAP’s progress by July 29th, 2015.

IF President Discusses Updated M&E Measures with AL-RASID Partners

June 11, 2015
- On Tuesday June 9th, Ms. Rend al-Rahim, president of the Iraq Foundation, chaired a meeting to discuss the impact that the crisis in Iraq and the release of its Emergency National Action Plan will have upon the foundation’s AL-RASID project. Since the Iraqi government released the original National Action Plan (NAP), becoming the first Middle Eastern Country to commit itself to the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Women, Peace, and Security), the Iraq Foundation has been working with partner NGO’s to monitor the strides made in Baghdad, Basra, Erbil, Babil and Ninewa toward women’s rights and representation. It has also worked toward building the capacity of national and local actors to implement the NAP and address GBV and raising awareness among boys and men. However, with the onset of instability and security challenges to the government, it has … Continue reading