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IF Holds Al-Rasid Parliamentary Meeting

May 29, 2015
- On May 24th 2015, the Iraq Foundation worked in coordination with Entisar Ali al-Jubouri, head of the Women and Children parliamentary committee, to hold a daylong workshop for newly elected officials inside the House of Representatives building. The meeting was led by IF president, Ms. Rend Al-Rahim, along with the other MPs and high rank government officials who are particularly knowledgeable on women, peace and security issues. The focus of this event was to increase the newly elected MPs’ awareness of relevant parliamentary committees such as the Committee for Women: Legal Committee. Forty-two government officials attended the meeting, and discussed various topics such as the specific protection needs of women and girls in conflict zones. Additionally, they focused on promoting women’s participation in addressing gender perspectives in peace processes, and discussed the value of empowering women and girls as active agents in peace … Continue reading


HEWAR 2nd and 3rd Stakeholder Follow-Up Meetings

April 30, 2015
- The 2nd HEWAR stakeholder follow-up meeting took place on October 30th, 2014 at the Judicial Development Institute.   The 3rd Stakeholder Follow-up meeting took place on February 26th, 2015 at the Judicial Development Institute.


WIES No Cost Extension Activities

April 30, 2015
- 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


IF holds meeting to create NAP National Task Force and Build Participants’ Capacity

April 30, 2015
- The three-day workshop was held at Al-Mansour Hotel in Baghdad and came to a close on Wednesday March 18, 2015.  The Workshop/training was attended and addressed by IF executive director Ms. Basma Fakri along with 36 government officials including MPs and senior government officials, and 50 civil society actors and task force members from the five provinces of  Erbil, Ninwa plain , Baghdad, Babil and Basrah, who were trained in Activity 1.