In this episode of the Kurdistan In America podcast, our guest Kathy Keary, the US Strategic Partnerships Advisor for the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) — a demining organization that has been working in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq since 1992—discusses her experience in the Kurdistan Region and Sinjar.
News and Announcements
KRG UK in partnership with Kurdish Progress host Minister Dizayee for a virtual briefing with British MPs and Lords
The Head of Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), HE Safeen Dizayee briefed the British MPs and Lords in a virtual roundtable discussion organised by the KRG UK Representation in partnership with the Kurdish Progress to debate a range of matters, including the Political, security and economic developments in Kurdistan and the wider region.
Signing of the letter of intent between KRG Representative in Poland and President of Fine Arts Academy in Krakow
Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland and professor Andrzej Bednarczyk, president of Jan Matejko Fine Arts Academy in Krakow (ASP), signed a letter of intent.
Minister Safeen Dizayee meets with USCIRF V-Chair and Commissioner, Nadine Menza
Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) met on Thursday with Ms. Nadine Menza, the Vice Chairman of the U.S. Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) and her accompanying delegation.
Head of Kidnapped Yazidi Rescue Office, awards Polish Sergio Vieira De Mello Prize
Villa Decius Association has just announced winners of seventeenth edition of Polish Sergio De Mello Prize. The award is given for persons and organization deserved in activity in support of protection and promotion of human rights, and peaceful coexistence and cooperation of societies, religions and cultures. In the category “person” the winner is Hussein Alqaidi.
Minister Safeen Dizayee meets with Russian Consul General, Oleg Levin
Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign met on Wednesday with the Consul General Oleg Levin of the Russian Federation in the Kurdistan Region.
Minister Safeen Dizayee receives Member of the European Parliament, Hannah Neumann
The Head of the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Minister Safeen Dizayee met on Tuesday with Ms. Hannah Neumann, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and Vice-chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights.
Kurdistan in America Podcast: Interview with Ambassador Sam Brownback
In this episode of the Kurdistan in America podcast, our guest is Sam Brownback, the US Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom. Listen to Ambassador Brownback assess the progress that has been made in promoting religious freedom around the world, why he sees Kurdistan as a model of coexistence, and what faith means to him personally.
KRG Representative speaks at Champions of Business Innovation virtual event
The Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States, Bayan Abdul Rahman, on October 27 spoke at a virtual event co-hosted by the U.S. Chamber's U.S.-Iraq Business Council and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) titled Champions of Business Innovation in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Statement by Minister Safeen Dizayee on United Nations Day 2020
The Head of Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Minister Safeen Dizayee, today issued the following statement on United Nations Day: