Video produced by the Public Information Office of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) #ArabicLanguageDay

The multiple facets of the work of the United Nations in Iraq in the service of Iraq and the Iraqi people. #UN75

Iraq, 10 December 2020 - Assyrian rapper “The Golden Nenous” jumped at the chance to record a rap song about standing up for human rights during the global pandemic.

UN Secretary-General's video message on Human Rights Day 2020
#Recover Better: Stand Up for Human Rights"

Baghdad – Iraqi youth should take an enhanced role in charting their country’s future political course and economic and social development, according to recommendations made at a national conference that was held in Baghdad on 22 November 2020.

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet's message to mark Human Rights Day 2020, on December 10.

The United Nations in Iraq organised on 19 November 2020 a one-day online media training workshop for 40 journalists from across the country to inform about the UN and the work of its Missions, Agencies, Funds and Programmes in Iraq.

Watch the video on how murals in Baghdad raise awareness on the human rights impact of COVID-19. Some of the murals printed on postcards will be distributed on the streets by Imprint of Hope and UNAMI Human Rights Office in Baghdad next week.

Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq and head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, briefing at the open video-teleconference of the United Nations Security Council on the situation concerning Iraq, held via video-teleconference from Baghdad on Tuesday, 24 November 2020.

About 30,000 posters were handed out across Iraq’s 18 governorates, in a matter of three weeks, thanks to the painstaking efforts of over 100 youth volunteers contributing to the fight against COVID-19. These posters, the work of talented Iraqi artists, inform about the health instructions and break the silence on the human rights impact of COVID-19 in an innovative and colourful display that appeals to the public.

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