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Kirkuk, Iraq, 22 April 2019 - On 20 April, the Iraqi Journalists’ Syndicate – Kirkuk Branch hosted a workshop on the role of media in promoting coexistence and civil peace among different communities in Kirkuk. The event was attended by journalists, media professionals, academics, intellectuals representing all communities, Iraqi Turkmen Front and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan politicians.

Kirkuk, Iraq, 23 April 2019 -- On 22 April, the Human Rights Office (HRO) of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the Iraqi Bar Association-Kirkuk Chapter jointly conducted a training session on “Understanding national and international fair trial guarantees.” Ten new practicing lawyers, including five women, participated in the training, which was followed by an interactive plenary discussion.

Kirkuk, Iraq, 17 April 2019 - The Human Rights Office (HRO) of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) conducted the fifth and final training session for the staff of the Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR)–Kirkuk Office.

Protecting the Environment and Managing Water Resources Key to Iraqs long-term prosperity

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After several days of steady downpours, a group of Iraqi volunteers recently gathered under a clearing sky in the city of Haweja in Kirkuk Governorate with one aim: to weed off the surrounding areas of unwanted garbage, to spruce up the pathways with newly planted tree saplings, and to advocate for a greener, cleaner and brighter Haweja.

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On 8 April 2019, over a hundred participants attended the 3x3 short Film Festival screening at Al-Mustansiriya University in Baghdad.

On 8 April 2019, about one hundred students of Cihan University in Duhok took part in the 3x3 Film Festival organised by the UNAMI Human Rights Office.

On 7 April 2019, about one hundred students of Cihan University in Erbil took part in the 3x3 Film Festival organised by the UNAMI Human Rights Office.

Kirkuk, 29 March 2019 - Today marked the completion of the visit from the United Nations Environment Programme to Kirkuk Governorate. “After previous successful interventions in Mosul (in February 2018) and Anbar (in November 2018), the time was right to come to Kirkuk”, said Hassan Partow, UN Environment Programme Manager and head of the delegation.

On 26 March 2019, UN Environment and the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq completed a rapid assessment of destroyed villages in Multaqa, Kirkuk, Iraq to better understand the nature and extent of damaged settlements.

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