- Mrs. Warda Chairwoman of the Hammurabi Human Rights Organization, addresses the training areas adopted by the organization to qualify trainers in the fields of peaceful coexistence
- Mr. William Warda discusses in his speech what has been achieved by the network of Alliance of Iraqi minorities in the areas of social peace and coexistence between the Iraqi components
Mrs. Pascale Warda, Chairwoman of Hammurabi Human Rights Organization, and Mr. William Warda, Public Relations Officer of the Organization participated in the meeting which held on Wednesday 29/8/2018 in Baghdad under the auspices of Dr. Mahdi Al-Alak, Secretary General of the Council of Ministers and with participation of Mr. Mohammed Salman Director General of the National Reconciliation Commission in the Office of the Prime Minister , Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Peaceful Coexistence, and Mr. Mohammad Taher Al-Tamimi, Director General of the NGO Department and Head of the Operations Room of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.
The meeting was held in cooperation with Sanad Foundation for Peacebuilding , The International Development Agency and the United Nations Development Program, focused on finding coordination mechanisms between national and international organizations working in the Province of Nineveh in the area of peace-building and reconciliation on the basis of fairness and equity and the establishment of more support areas to achieve civil peace between all population components in the province away from any containment or marginalization or domination.
Mrs. Pascale Warda spoke at the meeting, pointing to a number of achievements made by Hammurabi Human Rights Organization in the field of educational training in order to prepare qualified for training in social circles in the province in the areas of peaceful coexistence and freedom and to find components of social cohesion.
Mrs. Warda also addressed number of projects that are in favor of peace and stability and the completion of addresses of the new dialogue between all components of the population in the province to serve reconciliation and remove from the citizens all causes of hatred and extremism.
Mrs. Warda said that a responsibility of this kind to achieve civil peace is in urgent need of more social mobilization and partnership in activities, stressing that Hammurabi was the first to train educational staff in Nineveh on the religious freedoms and pluralism of community cohesion and the creation of trainers in this number and they continue to carry out their duties in restoring cohesion to Mosul and Nineveh in general and was able to invite a delegation from the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs including number of general managers and departmental officials paying visits to Nineveh province and held open meetings with citizens in Nineveh Plain and in Mosul, as part of an expose in which many citizens raised their problems and rights which the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs meets . She also confirmed that Hammurabi Organization has a distinct role in cooperation with its partners to support the return and promote stability. It has worked to ease tension among the minorities themselves and has worked for all without distinction in providing relief, and its relief work for all enhanced the chances of rapprochement and coexistence to be a good example for people. She worked in the center of Mosul to provide food baskets and water during liberation. She also provided assistance to Yazidis, Shabak, Kakayis, Christians and Turkmens without exception.
Mrs. Warda also stressed the importance of close cooperation between Hammurabi and similar organizations inside and outside Iraq and cooperation with various government institutions to support development work.
Speakers at the meeting included Mr. William Warda, who focused on the activities of the Alliance of Iraqi Minorities in the humanitarian field as a basis for dealing with and establishing civil peace in cooperation with the National Reconciliation Commission of the Council of Ministers, the NGO Department, the Sanad Organization, Hardland Organization, the Norwegian People's Aid Organization NPA and the Italian organization as a link with other organizations, stressing that the Alliance has been and still a consultative institution for all governmental and non-governmental organizations and institutions working on minorities and contributed directly in organizing and holding conferences , seminars, meetings and workshops to achieve social peace and promote the values of reconciliation and solidarity among all components of Iraq.
Mr. Warda remind to the need of giving an important space to civil peace activities to serve the rights of Iraqi minorities because the injustice caused to these components as a result of violence and terrorism is very large and multi-page.