Security Council extends the work of the UN mission, "UNAMI" in Iraq
Since 15.07.2017 at 10:56 (Baghdad time)
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Adopted UN Security Council on Saturday adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq, "UNAMI", until 31 July 2018.
The Council expressed in its resolution, drafted by Washington today grave concern at "the current security situation in Iraq caused by the continued presence of terrorist groups and the threat posed by these groups, particularly the organization of Daesh", calling on all political entities in Iraq, to "intensify efforts to overcome divisions and engage in the inclusive political process, and in the dialogue contributes to meaningful and lasting solution to the current challenges facing the country. "
He urged the Council, who carried number "2367" the decision of the Iraqi government to strengthen governance and the fight against corruption and the promotion of human rights and the rule of law and to improve the conditions of women, particularly affected them organized Daesh ", stressing the need for" respect for all parties, including armed groups and militias, rights rights and to fulfill all commitments under international humanitarian law, including those relating to the protection of civilians and displaced persons returning to their areas liberated from the grip of the organization Daesh. "
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, the UN Security Council was informed late on Friday evening, that "the situation in Iraq is unstable, despite Iraqi troops entered the city of Mosul and wrested from the grip of the organization Daesh. He asked in a report submitted to the members of the Council to" approval to extend the United Nations Mission in Iraq for a year. "
The mission of the United Nations to help Iraq, "UNAMI", which the Security Council renewed its mandate in July of each year, is a political mission established by the UN Security Council Resolution 1500 in 2003.
Mission undertakes to provide advice and assistance to the Government and people of Iraq within several areas, including the payment of a comprehensive political dialogue and national reconciliation and to assist in the electoral process and in the planning of the national census and to facilitate regional dialogue between Iraq and its neighbors, and to promote the protection of human rights and judicial and legal reform, and working with government partners and civil society for the coordination of humanitarian and development efforts of United Nations agencies, funds and Bramjha.anthy 29
United Nations renews its commitment to support Iraq to overcome the financial crisis and defeat terrorism - 06/20/2016
[Oan- Baghdad] new Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Political Affairs of the United Nations Mission [UNAMI] to Iraq , George Boston United Nations commitment to continuously support to Iraq to overcome the economic crisis and achieve victory over terrorism.
The words of Boston during a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal Affairs and multiple relationships parties Omar Barzanji Sunday in the fourth office building of the ministry. He praised the Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry , "during the meeting victories Thakguetha security Iraqi forces editing Fallujah of terrorist Daash gangs," adding that "Iraq fighting terrorism on behalf of the world ,and that the Iraqi security forces achieved a great and honorable victories over terrorism and the next destination is editing city of Mosul humpback. " and the price Alborznge" the role of the United Nations in supporting and assign the Iraqi government over the face of political and security, economic and humanitarian challenges and the fight against terrorism, "praising" United Nations positions towards Iraq. "
The UN Security Council on Wednesday extended for another year the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) and expressed its intention to review the operation’s mandate in 12 months or sooner, if requested by the Iraqi Government.
Adopting a resolution, the Council extended UNAMI’s mandate through 31 July 2016, and, in line with the recommendations in the Secretary-General’s latest report to revise and prioritize the Mission’s tasks, requested the UN chief, in full consultations with the Iraqi Government, to report back with further details within the next 90 days.
In the report, the Secretary-General describes a UN strategic assessment mission conducted from 21 to 29 April. Based on an overview of the current situation in Iraq as a point of departure, as well as extensive consultation with the Iraqi authorities and key national and international partners on the ground, the strategic assessment mission report endeavoured to look beyond the current crisis and to provide recommendations for UN strategy and configuration in Iraq in the next several years.
The Secretary-General noted that while the current mandate of UNAMI would benefit from some streamlining, any changes to the mandate be made in full consultation with the Iraqi Government in order to complement its priorities.
To that end, his recommendations included, among others, for UNAMI to maintain its focus on political good offices, as well as to facilitate humanitarian assistance, enhance mission activities in human rights and the rule of law and play a support role in specialized areas such as electoral assistance, and stabilization activities in areas liberated from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
In the resolution adopted today, the Security Council noted that the presence of ISIL on Iraq’s territory is “a major threat” to the country’s future, and underscored that the only way to address such a threat is for all Iraqis to work together by addressing both security and political concerns.
The long-term solution to instability, the Council stressed, will require Iraq’s political leadership to make decisions that will united the country. The Council emphasized the support of the international community in this regard.
Kubiš calls on the Iraqi government to seriously document in the application of the political agreement
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BAGHDAD / Sky Press: called the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jan Kubiš, Wednesday, the Iraqi government to work harder in the application document the political agreement and take more effective action on displaced people and alleviate their suffering.
He held Kubiš as stated in the Fiqh Council received "Sky Press," It's a statement "during his visit to the complex and meeting with Sheikh Ahmed Hassan al-Taha and a number of members of the Supreme Commission for complex government of what has become in Anbar province and control Daash the city of Ramadi, called on the government to work in earnest and meet obligations to the political components adding that he will use his powers to put pressure on the central government to play an active role on the application and document the political agreement and the release of detainees.
Kubiš said "we mobilized support for the displaced Kuwait has donated $ 200 million and I am in constant contact with Iraq's neighbors which emphasizes the unity of the country and the rejection of sectarianism."
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq's newly appointed may hold meetings with senior political and religious leaders to brief series on the challenges facing the country, especially in light of political, humanitarian and security difficult situations.
Khandan – The Special Representative of the United Nations in Iraq, Martin Kobler expressed satisfaction that the outstanding issues between Kuwait and Iraq had “almost been settled,” stressing the need to enter the relations between the two countries a new stage.
Kobler said in a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) after a briefing given last night in front of the UN Security Council on the work of the UN mission to help in Iraq (UNAMI), “I am very satisfied that the files between Iraq and Kuwait had almost settled.”
Kobler expressed satisfaction with the progress that has been made during the months ago in relation to the settlement of a number of decisions that keep them compensation decisions that must be implemented and when you pay $ 11 billion dollars in compensation, it will be closed as well.
He called for “entering a new phase of relations between the peoples of the two countries and not only the exchange of politicians but members of parliament and youth groups and football clubs in addition to women’s associations,” he said, adding that now the right time, especially after resolving the outstanding issues in Chapter VII.