In a meeting both sides discussed the humanitarian situation in the Kurdistan Region and the developments in Northern Syria and the impact and consequences for the Kurdistan Region and Iraq.
Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), Mr. Hoshang Mohamed, received Mr. Choi Kwang-Jin, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea at the JCC headquarters in Erbil.
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts more than 1 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees; 1,037,446 IDPs and 226,399 Syrian refugees.
The centre is the first of its kind to be opened in Erbil to provide information and facilitate visa issuance for the IDPs and refugees who want to reunite with their families in Germany. The centre is funded by the foreign office of the federal republic of Germany and is managed and run by IOM. More details..
H.E Mr. Karim Sinjari, the Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Peshmerga Affairs, received Miss Marie-Claude Bibeau, the Canadian Minister for International Development and the accompanying delegation at the Ministry of Interior. More details..
Representatives of the organizations gave a brief overview of their activities in Kurdistan and exchanged views on how to best address the needs of the host and the guest communities as well as the newly liberated areas. More details..
KRG is struggling to absorb and care for tens of thousands of Mosul residents fleeing the ongoing operations to liberate the city from ISIS terrorists, in addition to the 1.8 million people who had previously fled. More details..
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