Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SUN, 9 AUG 2020 02:42 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 25 NOV 2019 22:34
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani visits women’s centre on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today visited a women’s centre which offers shelter and support to victims of violence and domestic abuse.

Prime Minister Barzani joined women and groups across the country in taking a stand against gender-based violence and affirmed the Kurdistan Regional Government’s commitment to protecting and empowering women.

Accompanied by Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Kwestan Mohammed, the Prime Minister sat with victims and activists as they shared their experiences and emphasised the need for the eradication of violence against women and girls.

Highlighting ongoing efforts by the new government, Prime Minister Barzani stated the Kurdistan Region should continue to strive for a brighter future free of all violence. He lent his voice to calling for greater support of women’s rights and to ensuring their safety.

Prime Minister Barzani reiterated the Kurdistan Regional Government’s role as an ally and partner in the fight to protect, enable, and empower women.




Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Iranian Foreign Minister
SUN, 19 JUL 2020 23:54

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received on Monday Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, to discuss regional developments and bilateral relations.

 
Minister Safeen Dizayee takes part in panel discussion on the impact of conflict on Kurds in Syria and Iraq
SAT, 18 JUL 2020 14:54

Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) spoke on Friday, July 17 in a virtual panel discussion titled The Impact of Deadly Conflict on Kurds in Syria and Iraq.

 
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian
FRI, 17 JUL 2020 23:47

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received today French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss bilateral relations and regional developments.


 

Minister Safeen Dizayee discusses ways to help Yazidis, Christians and other communities to recover and improve their lives, during webcast discussion

SAT, 8 AUG 2020 19:14

The webcast was moderated by Associate Professor of Sociology, American University in Cairo, and 2019 Visiting Professor at the Middle East Initiative of Harvard University, Amy Austin Holmes, and introduced by Ms Merissa Khurma, Project Director-Middle East Special Initiatives at Woodrow Wilson Center.


Head of DFR receives incoming Head of Japan’s Consular Office in the Kurdistan Region

WED, 22 JUL 2020 09:35

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Head of Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) received on Tuesday the newly appointed Japanese Head of Consular Office in the Kurdistan Region, Nagayama Youshiko.

 


Prime Minister Masrour Barzani lays foundation stone of food industry zone in Duhok

MON, 20 JUL 2020 22:51

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday laid the foundation stone of a food industry zone in Duhok.

 

Head of DFR meets with Iran’s new Consul General in Slemani

MON, 20 JUL 2020 22:16

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) on Sunday met with Mr Mehdi Shushtari, newly appointed Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Slemani.