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New Water Leaders for Iraq- a leadership programme to foster peace in Mesopotamia

The leadership programme “New Water Leaders for Iraq” responds to the challenges water resources in Iraq are facing: a strong deficit in coordinated and integrated water resource management paired with a deficit in leadership and conflict resolution skills among decision-makers, civil servants and other stakeholders in the water sector.

Iraq Thinks Ahead – An Iraqi Climate and Environment Institute

Iraq Thinks Ahead – An Iraqi Climate and Environment Institute is a feasibility study examining the creation of a climate and environment institute in Iraq, with the longterm goal of assisting Iraq in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Artists: Creators of Social Change

Throughout 2021/2022, the project “Artists: Creators of Social Change” aims at offering a large number of women in the cultural scene in Iraq the chance to network while also enabling them to participate confidently in the cultural, political and social spheres.

Women Talking Peace

Throughout 2020/21 the project ‘’Women talking peace’’ aims to involve women in the building of an effective peace order and functioning state, democratic and social structures in Iraq.

Women take the lead

Self-confidence, political qualifications and professional skills to assume active leadership roles in society – that is what the Syrian women take home…

Lange Nacht der Ideen 2021

“Writing for life” brought together Iraqi women from different ethnic and religious backgrounds to express themselves through their writing, promoting their participation in public…

Domestic violence campaign

Campaign on domestic violence together with Baghdad Women Association (BWA). The video produced was broadcasted for a duration of 30 days on public and private TV channels; reaching 85% of Iraqi households.

Self-determined. Women make film

The project offered a selection of women from all parts of Iraq the chance to learn about filmmaking and enables them to participate confidently in the cultural, political and social space.

Arts-based approaches to peace-building in Iraq

Strengthening civil society, helping people to overcome war-related trauma, promoting participation in social life and change – these are just some of the positive effects …

Women think Iraq anew

The project “Women think Iraq anew” strove to empower female members of the National Council of Representatives as well as women…

Cultural Initiatives for Civil Society in Iraq

The project “Rebuilding Society through Cultural Neworks” offered female writers safe spaces where they can express themselves freely and challenge societal prejudices…

Open doors – open minds

The 5 months long “Open doors – open minds” programme supports Syrian women refugees through mentoring, coaching and seminars …

Writing for life

“Writing for life” brought together Iraqi women from different ethnic and religious backgrounds to express themselves through their writing, promoting their participation in public…

Study visit to Estonia

elbarlament – cultures of democracy carried out a study visit to Estonia…

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