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Save the Children is providing immediate, life-saving humanitarian assistance in the areas of child protection, education and shelter & NFI distributionsto children and families affected by the Syrian crisis. In partnership with local and national civil organizations, including Zhya, Public Aid Organization (PAO), Harikar and Community Development Organization (CDO), Save the Children is reaching Syrian children and families throughout the Kurdistan Regional Governorate in both camps and non-camp communities in Erbil, Duhok and Sulimaniyah. For child protection, Save the Children provides Child Friendly Spaces (CFS), which is a safe space for children to engage in play, creative arts, sports and provides a sense of normalcy for children in the midst of crises. Save the Children also recognizes the need to…
18 Feb 2014
Al tahreer Typical society Established a program to develop mechanisms of communication between NGOs and the Iraqi governmental institutions where it worked during the past few months to organize dialogues in all 15 governorates of Iraq through the selection of an organization which worked as a focal point in that province, during these dialogues and workshops involving more than 500 NGOs drafts were produced which represented the views and proposals of the organizations to develop mechanisms for communication between organizations and governmental institutions, at a later stage, the drafts were collected and combined to form one universal draft and was discussed at the general conference held in Baghdad in the Ishtar Sheraton Hotel and was attended by 90 personal of…
18 Feb 2014
Activities Iraqi Association for Human Rights in Basra For the period from 02/10/2014 till 02/17/2014 1 - The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Iraqi Association for Human Rights in Basra was held at the association's headquarters to develop and discuss the strategic plan for the work of the Assembly and discuss the final accounts. 2 - A delegation from the Iraqi Association for Human Rights in Basra visited Mr. Furat al-Shara, member of the Iraqi parliament to discuss the security situation and services in the district of Zubair, also discussed the possibility of activating the law of night guards in Zubair. 3 - Participation in the introductory seminar for electronic voter card held by the Electoral…
 11 February 2014 – The United Nations said today that it is receiving more reports of civilian casualties and further displacement within Iraq as the conflict in Anbar province continues.Over the last six weeks up to 300,000 Iraqis – some 50,000 families – have been displaced due to insecurity around Fallujah and Ramadi in the province, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported.The Iraqi Government estimates that it will initially need $35 million to address humanitarian needs caused by the Anbar crisis, which began at the end of 2013, including providing food, bedding and other supplies.UNHCR field staff report that displaced Iraqis are residing in schools, mosques and other public buildings and urgently need various humanitarian items. Pregnant women…
Nina –the new women’s economic empowerment magazine for Iraqi women everywhere is published by the PSDC, an NGO founded in 2012 with a mission to promote an inclusive and competitive Iraqi private sector through trust building, public-private dialogue, advocacy for economic reform and market-orientated activities with a key focus on women’s economic empowerment. Published initially in English and Arabic, 20,000 hard copies of Nina will be distributed throughout Iraq and globally via the internet. Nina contains 64 pages of content (32 Arabic/ 32 English) created by and for women and the men that matter to us and targets the special needs and interests of working women, reaching women executives and managers, as well as female entrepreneurs and thought leaders with…
11 Feb 2014

Un Ponte Per (UPP) Projects in Iraq

Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Un ponte per... (UPP) is a voluntary association established in 1991. It started its activities as Un Ponte per Baghdad, right after the end of bombings on Iraq, with the aim of organizing solidarity initiatives in favor of the Iraqi civil society that was undergoing the effects of the war. Later on, the intervention of Un ponte per...has started to include Serbia and other Middle East and Mediterranean countries. The social aim of the association is to prevent new conflicts, protect human rights and support civil society, especially in the Middle East, through informational campaigns, cultural exchanges and international co-operation projects. Un ponte per... believes that concrete solidarity programs are inseparable to the commitment of building links between civil societies…