Nature Iraq is looking for a new CEO. To read more, click here.
The Iraq Foundation held a special screening of "Interfaith Dialogue in Mesopotamia" on Tuesday, October 9 in Washington, DC. For more information, click here.
Support the Tigris River Flotilla
The Iraq Foundation supports Nature Iraq's campaign to protect the Tigris River through supporting the Tigris River Flotilla.
The Iraq Upper Tigris Waterkeeper and Nature Iraq are planning an epic journey down the Tigris River from southeast Turkey to the Gulf in both traditional Iraqi and modern boats. The goal is to promote the clean-up and protection of the river.
Consider supporting the project. The Nature Iraq Foundation, a U.S.-organizations set up to support conservation work in the region, set up a way for people to do this on the Indiegogo fundraising website. They are trying to raise 20,000 USD for the Flotilla but have less than 115 days to do it. Every contribution, no matter how small will help us reach that goal. If you can help, follow this link to the Tigris River Flotilla or consider putting the following link on your facebook/website:
Dr. Alwash speaks on Iraq's Natural Environment
Dr. Azzam Alwash is the Founder and President of Nature Iraq, an NGO dedicated to protecting and preserving Iraq's natural environment and rich cultural heritage. He dedicated his life to restore the Iraqi Marshlands, the cradle of civilisation, drained by Saddam Hussein which has been one of the biggest environmental disasters in the world..
Dr. Alwash could be the voice of the Iraqi people, to protect the historical Marshlands and their people, by talking on TED2013.
Please see the video and support his call for a blue revolution by rating this video.
Apply for the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program
The Iraq Foundation invites at the Washington, DC–based National Endowment for Democracy invites applications for fellowships in 2013–2014. For more information, please click here.
IF's Executive Director Meets with Human Rights Minister in Iraq
The Minister for Human Rights in Iraq, H.E. Mohammed Shiya' Al-Soudani, received IF's Executive Director in his office on July 17, 2012. They held a lively dialogue about the vital role played by non-governmental organizations in supporting human rights in Iraq, and agreed on areas of future cooperation between IF and the Ministry. To view photos of this meeting, please click here.