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Head of OCIA Held a Press Conference on the Eighth Anniversary of Shingal Genocide

KRG Coordinator for International Advocacy underlined the developments in holding ISIS terrorists accountable for perpetrating international crimes

UK Foreign Office and OCIA Held a Workshop on GBV and Women’s role in Politics

The focus was mainly on sexual and gender-based violence, conflict and gender, and political participation of women.

KRG Heeds the Findings of the State Department's Report on Human Trafficking

On July 19, 2022, the U.S. State Department released its annual report on the issue of human trafficking. According to the report, the region remains persistent to prevent human trafficking.

The OCIA responds to US Department of State's Report on Human Rights Practices

The purpose of the press conference was to highlight the content of the US State Department's Annual report Human Rights Practices in Iraq for 2021, as well as presenting the government's practical steps regarding its observations

Head of OCIA participated in a Panel on Drugs and Narcotics

The Coordination Network of Organizations organized a series of panels with the participation of government and organizational officials and representatives. The panel focused on combating drugs and psychotropic substances.

Head of OCIA meets with UNITAD’s Special Advisor

Both the KRG Coordinator and UNITAD’s Special Advisor expressed gratitude for the timely accomplishment of the requirements that underpin the legal basis for holding ISIS terrorists accountable for committing the core crimes under international law

OCIA-ICRC joint workshop on ill-treatment and Enforced Disappearance

The workshop was entitled "Ill- Treatment and the Missing: Dissemination to key stakeholders for the implementation of the IKR human rights plan".

Head of OCIA meets Under Secretary-General and the Special Advisor of the UNSG for the Elimination of Genocide

The KRG Coordinator stressed that the Kurdistan Region has made a heavy sacrifice in the fight against terrorism. Peshmerga forces displayed unprecedented resilience and and bravery in repelling ISIS's expansionism 

Head of OCIA meets Iraqi team in the Middle East and West Asia Division at UN

Dr. Dindar Zebari discussed KRG's policies for accommodating the refugees, consolidating institutional reforms and lingering issues between the federal and regional governments

Head of OCIA meets with the US Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Security Council

The KRG Coordinator for International Advocacy and the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States to the UN Security Council discussed the role of the Kurdistan Region in the process of recognizing the crimes of ISIS as genocide