Recent News

Al-Rasid Activities January-March 2016: Ninawa

April 26, 2016
- Hair dressing for both women and men as well as first aid training and crafting women’s accessories are just a few of Al-Rasid’s vocational activities in Ninawa.  

Al-Rasid Activities January-March 2016: Babil

April 22, 2016
- IF enacted numerous activities from January through March in Babil, including hearing sessions with justice stakeholders and awareness sessions on UNSCR 1325 and the NAP. In addition to health education and dignity kit distribution for IDPs in coordination with the Health Directorate in Babil, they also featured vocational training for women’s economic empowerment, including cooking and handicraft training. Cooking equipment was also provided for many vulnerable IDPs.  

IF Board Member Azzam Alwash on Mosul Dam

April 13, 2016
- IF Board Member Azzam Alwash recently published a report for the Wilson Center detailing solutions for the possible failure of the Mosul Dam. The full report titled, “The Mosul Dam: Turning a Potential Disaster into a Win-Win Situation”, can be found here:

IF Mourns the Passing of Zaha Hadid

April 1, 2016
- The Iraq Foundation mourns the death of Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid. She was an architect of global renown, winning the Pritzker Architecture Prize, among many others, for her bold and convention-shattering designs. The world has lost a brilliant architect, and Iraqis have lost a rare beacon of greatness.