UN Habitat newsletter - December 2022
Yazidi Land Rights Recognised by the Legal Decree
On the 16th of December, the Head of the UN-Habitat Programme in Iraq Wael Al-Ashhab, joined by DSRSG/RC Ghulam Isaczai, met with the Prime Minister of Iraq, HE Mohammed S. Al- Sudani to discuss the legal decree for recognizing the Yazidi's land and property rights. On the 27th of December 2022, the Council of Ministers approved in its regular meeting the Legal Decree which was jointly drafted with UN-Habitat and the Prime Minister’s Office. The approved legal decree recognizes and grants land ownership and property rights for the Yazidi minority and will formalize their land rights by turning the Occupancy Certificates issued by UN-Habitat into full Land Ownership Titles.
Vocational Training in Al-Yarmouk Park
UN-Habitat and UNFPA join hands for improving living conditions of vulnerable population including women and girls
DSRSG visit to UN-Habitat tourist facility in Maysan
Ongoing rehabilitation of Al-Ahrar school in Basra
UN-Habitat has completed the project titled “Emergency Support to Returnees in Iraq after the Outbreak of COVID-19” funded by the Government of Japan