Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 22 APR 2019 13:46 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: THU, 4 APR 2019 21:52
In meeting with Minister Falah Mustafa, Mercy Corps’ new country director looks forward to more to cooperation with KRG

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa met Ms Tanya Evans, the newly appointed Iraq Country Director of Mercy Corps, an international humanitarian NGO.

Minister Mustafa, Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), welcomed Ms Evans in her new role as the country director, saying that the DFR and other KRG institutions work hard to maintain ties with partners and facilitate the important work of NGOs in the Region.

Minister Mustafa thanked Mercy Corps for their humanitarian assistance to displaced persons, in particular for their important work of empowering women and children living in camps. He said  “The KRG is committed with the international community to provide services and an effective response to the basic needs of refugees and IDPs including food, education, and health, and to help them to return to their original homes”.

He also briefed Ms. Evans on current developments in Kurdistan and coordination mechanisms with humanitarian and international organizations, Erbil-Baghdad ties and the formation of the new KRG cabinet.

Ms Evans said that Mercy Corps’ goal is to empower young people through education and helping them to return to their homes. She looked forward to strengthening cooperation with the KRG.

Mercy Corps has been working in Iraq since 2003, implementing relief and development programs much of them focused on refugees and displaced persons.




Minister Falah Mustafa discusses sustainable development with the Smithsonian Institution
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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on Wednesday met with a delegation from the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum, education and research complex, headed by Mr. John Davis, Provost the Under Secretary for Museums and Research at the Smithsonian Institution.

 
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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received Mr. Hussein Ali al-Fadala, the Qatari Charge D'Affaires to Iraq, to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral relations, the current political developments and efforts to form the new KRG cabinet.

 
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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on April 15, 2019, received the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic, Mr. Martin Smolik.

 

 

Republic of Bulgaria intends to upgrade its diplomatic presence in Kurdistan Region

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Minister Falah Mustafa and Dutch delegation focused on institutions, agriculture and food processing in Kurdistan

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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on Thursday, April 18 met a delegation from the Kingdom of Netherlands with the aim of furthering cooperation and exchanging views on the current developments and opportunities in Kurdistan.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa welcomes a delegation from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa welcomed a delegation from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KSA) headed by Mr Gregor Jaecke, Head of the Foundation’s Syria and Iraq Office, and discussed research, strategic cooperation and the current political developments in Kurdistan and beyond.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa and International Crisis Group Senior Analyst discusses political and humanitarian developments

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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on Wednesday met with Ms. Dareen Khalifa, Senior Analyst at the International Crisis Group, and discussed the post-conflict political and humanitarian situation in Kurdistan and Iraq.