Grant to the Human Rights Office UNAMI in Iraqi Kurdistan to strengthen the education curriculum (2016)

Project:  Strengthening human rights, citizenship, intercultural and other standards in the curriculum of public education in Iraqi Kurdistan

Beneficiary: Human Rights Office (OHCHR/UNAMI HRO)

Amount: 114.017 euro

Duration: 2016

Minister-president Bourgeois decided during his official visit to Iraqi Kurdistan in April 2016 to support the project "Human Rights Education in Schools". The goal of this project is to strengthen human rights, citizenship, intercultural and other standards in the curriculum of public education in Iraqi Kurdistan. Human Rights education provides opportunities to mitigate ethnic, religious and political disputes and reduce the breeding ground for radicalization. For this, a sum of 114.017 Euros was awarded to the Human Rights Office (OHCHR / UNAMI HRO) within the integrated United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) and the representation of the UN Commissioner for Human Rights in Iraq (UN OHCHR).