Improved Integration Capacity and ensuring gender-balanced political participation for Returnees in the Newly Liberated Areas in Iraq – SHINGAL

On Sunday 23rd April 2017 Women Empowerment Organization (WEO) in cooperation with High council of women Affaires arranged a one day meeting

about Improved Integration Capacity and ensuring gender-balanced political participation for Returnees in the Newly Liberated Areas in Iraq – SHINGAL in the High Council of Women’s Affairs Building. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Women's Council, The Independent Commission for Human Rights, Department of Foreign Relations, the High Commission of Genocide in the Ministry of Anfal, President of the Nineveh Provincial Council, Ministry of Awqaf and some concerned institutions.

The meeting started with discussing the recommendations of the last conferences which had been held on 22th August 2016 and the open debate which have been held in Duhok for reviewing the current reality of the liberated areas, the demands, priorities of citizens and displaced people for preparation to the conference which will be held to overcome obstacles and support the displaced to return to their areas and to promote the status of women in political participation with the aim of stability and peace-building.