21 May 2013
Call for Applications: Workshop FacilitatorsTuesday, 21 May 2013
This is a call for applications to volunteer as workshop facilitators for the purpose of drafting a compact between the public authorities and NGOs for the development of the Iraqi society. For more information in Arabic please click on this link
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21 May 2013
NCCI submits statement to the ECOSOC HLS ConferenceTuesday, 21 May 2013
The NGO Branch of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (ECOSOC) is holding the 2013 ECOSOC High Level Segment (HLS) on 1 - 5 July 2013 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The HLS will include sessions on the Annual Ministerial Review (AMR). The theme for the AMR segment this year will focus on "Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals".In an effort to highlight and advocate for the Iraqi humanitarian and development context in Iraq, NCCI submitted a written statement to be shared during the HLS. The statement was approved by the NGO Branch of ECOSOC for distribution and will be shared on…
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20 May 2013
NCCI to hold Open Space Meeting in Basra on Thursday 23 May 2013Monday, 20 May 2013
Under the title of INGOs-NNGOs-UN; relationships, challenges and concerns, this month’s open space meeting provides a free and open forum for participating stakeholders to express their opinions and suggestions.
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14 May 2013
NCCI launched a project to gather input from civil society organizations on the drafting of a charter for the cooperation between government and civil society in Iraq. It is being implemented in partnership and consultation with Iraqi civil society organizations. The project aims to promote cooperation for development between Iraqi public authorities and civil society organizations, and will be implemented in partnership with a consortium of 17 national NGOs from across Iraq. This project is funded by the European Union and implemented by UNOPS, with the assistance of NCCI.
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30 Apr 2013
Assasination of Civil Rights Activist in BasraTuesday, 30 April 2013
30 April 2013 Baghdad, Iraq It is with great concern that the NGO community in Iraq received the news about the assassination of the civilian activist Jala Dhiab Al Mufatij, head of the “Ansar Al Hurria” Organization in the early hours of the evening on 26 April 2013. The crime took place in a crowded street full of pedestrians and cafes, and only 300 meters away from an Iraqi Army checkpoint near the entrance of the city of Al Zubair in the south of the Basra Governorate. Using weapons with silencers, the offenders aimed their fire and struck the victim directly four times in the head and chest while his colleagues accompanying him in his car were uninjured. The assassins…
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09 Apr 2013
Sponsored by the NGO Coordination committee for Iraq (NCCI), a number of non-governmental organizations in Basra held their first General Assembly Conference of the Alliance of NGOs in Basra on Saturday, 6 April 2013, at Mujama’a Al-Yaqeen Hall. The conference was marked with the presence of more than 70 participants representing Local and International organizations, members of provincial council, politicians and media representatives.
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