Hassan Jumma Awad, Presidente de la Federal Union of Oil, uno de los huéspedes de la Conferenza de la sociedad civil iraquí. Foto de David Bacon.
25-31 marzo 2009 - Velletri (Roma), Italia
A 6 años de la desastrosa invasión a Irak, a pocos meses de la toma de poder de Barack Obama a la Casa Blanca, 46 representantes de la sociedad civil iraquí
se confrontarán y se encontrarán con otros tantos representantes de la sociedad civil italiana e internacional.
Passport to a new life. Germany will be accepting 2,500 Iraqis under its resettlement programme.
17 March 2009Germany's plans to resettle 2,500 Iraqi refugees has begun with a young couple who flew out of Jordan with a son who needs urgent medical treatment for a heart defect, the United Nations refugee agency announced today.
30/01/2009 - Baghdad
First Iraq National Housing Conference
Baghdad, 14-15 January 2009
The Iraqi Ministry of Construction and Housing organized the first National Housing Conference in Baghdad on 14 and 15 January 2009. It drew wide participation from various national ministries, the Iraqi Parliament, the banking and private sectors, and the international community. Conference participants discussed the challenges and future direction of the housing sector in Iraq, and various ministries and technical specialists from UN-HABITAT made presentations.
BAGHDAD, 22 February 2009 (IRIN) - As Iraq observes the third anniversary of the bombing of a revered Shia shrine in the northern city of Samarra that set off nationwide sectarian violence and led to major displacement, the challenges of meeting the growing needs of internally displaced persons (IDPs) persist and must be addressed more effectively, experts have said.
BAGHDAD, 16 February 2009 (IRIN) - The Iraqi government plans to build a residential complex 25km south of Baghdad to house people who have been squatting in abandoned government properties or land since the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled the government of former president Saddam Hussein.
BAGHDAD, 6 January 2009 (IRIN) - Lack of government funds could force the Ministry of Displacement and Migration to postpone until 2010 some housing projects designed to ease internal displacement, an official told IRIN on 4 January.
BAGHDAD, 7 January 2009 (IRIN) - The Iraqi government has decided to evict all people who have been squatting in government buildings or on government land since the 2003 US-led invasion which toppled Saddam Hussein’s regime.