Press Releases & Statements

Baghdad, 8 July 2013 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Martin Kobler, welcomed the relocation of a first group of seven Camp Liberty residents to Germany today.

Baghdad, 7 July 2013 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, welcomed Kurdistan Region President Masud Barzani’s visit to Baghdad today to hold talks on outstanding issues with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Parliament Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi and other political leaders.

Baghdad, 3 July 2013 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Martin Kobler, condemned in the strongest possible terms the wave of attacks that claimed dozens of lives across Iraq yesterday.

Baghdad, 3 July 2013 (UNESCO) - Director of UNESCO Office in Iraq Ms. Louise Haxthausen condemned the killing of Dr. Ahmed Shaker, professor at the University of Baghdad and urged the authorities to investigate such crimes.

Baghdad/Geneva, 27 June 2013 - “Despite some progress, human rights in Iraq are under further threat from mounting violence”, says the UN on the release of its latest Report on Human Rights in Iraq.

Baghdad, 25 June 2013 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Martin Kobler, condemns in the strongest terms the killing and injuring of dozens of Turkmen protestors who were calling for more protection, including two prominent Turkmen leaders, Ahmed Abdel-Wahed and Ali Hashem Mukhtar Oglou.

Baghdad 25 June 2013 (UNESCO) - In the framework of the Iraqi Public Sector Modernization programme, UNESCO office in Iraq organized a workshop from 23 to 25 June 2013 in the Royal Tulip Hotel in Baghdad under the title "Best Practices in Education Reform". During this three-day workshop international UNESCO experts introduced Iraqi officials to best regional and international practices in the field of strategic planning, management, and assessment of institutions in technical and vocational education.

Baghdad, 24 June 2013 (UNHCR) - Every year, UNHCR and the world community hold special events to recognize the lives of refugees and other forcibly displaced people.

Baghdad, 22 June 2013 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Martin Kobler, welcomed the relocation of 27 Camp Liberty residents to Albania during the past week.

Baghdad, 20 June 2013 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Martin Kobler, congratulated the men and women of Anbar and Ninewa governorates on casting their votes in local elections today.

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