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Global Solidarity Association increases support for children in refugee camps in Kurdistan

A Polish non-governmental organization “Association of Global Solidarity” announced the continuation of an extending program “restore hope- aid to the children in Kurdistan”.

Kurdish environmental activist nominates as a country coordinator to UN Climate Change conference

Mr. Peshang Hama Karim a PhD student at the Warsaw University (Poland) has been appointed as a Country Coordinator of Iraqi delegation to the Conference of Youth - UN Climate Change which will be held on October 28-31, 2021 in Glasgow.

Season 2 Episode 1 - Interview with the American University of Kurdistan

This episode of the Kurdistan in America features a discussion with two distinguished guests from the American University of Kurdistan (AUK): Dr. Honar Issa, the Secretary of the Board of Trustees, and Dr. Randall Rhodes, the President of the American University of Kurdistan.

KRG Representative in Poland holds meetings with Polish diplomats and entrepreneurs at Diplomeeting conference

KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof on January 28, attended “Diplomeeting”. This is an annual event with presence of the Polish state-authorities and foreign diplomats, organized by Polish Chamber of Commerce. This year, due to the pandemic restrictions, the event was held through an online video conference.

KRG Representative in Poland meets with Representatives of Polish Ministry of Education and Science

KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof on January 12, had on-line meeting with Monika Poboży- head of the department of foreign relation in the Ministry Education and Science and Przemysław Skrodzki- deputy head of the department.

German Focus magazine officially apologises to KRG Representative in Germany and issues correction of article creating wrong and misleading impression

The German magazine Focus in its latest issue officially expressed its regret and apologised to the KRG Representative in Germany Mr. Dilshad Barzani, for publishing an article in January 2020 that the magazine acknowledges gave a false and misleading impression.

A discussion about ARCH International’s restoration of the tomb of the Prophet Nahum

With ISIS only a few miles away, you'd think that the last thing an American NGO would want to do is start considering restoring a tomb in Iraq of a prophet from the Old Testament. But that's exactly what ARCH International did in 2014 when it began to look at the tomb of Prophet Nahom in Al Qosh.

Minister Dizayee meets with Swedish Ambassador to Iraq

Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) met with Ambassador of Sweden to Iraq, Lars Ronnas, on December 10.

Minister Dizayee receives Expertise France Programme Director for Iraq

Head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Safeen Dizayee met on December 10, the Programme Director of Expertise France (EF) office for Iraq, Fabrice Boussalem.

Hussein Alqaidi awards at the Gala of Sergio Vieira De Mello

The Gala of awarding the Polish Prize of Sergio Vieira de Mello, was held on December 10, organized by Villa Decius Association. This year, due to covid-19 pandemic, it was organized in on-line mode. Awards were presented in three categories: “person”, “non-governmental organization”, “honorary prize”. Hussein Alqaidi- head and founder of Kidnapped Yazidi Rescue Office became laureate in the category “person”.