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.
Project: Protection of heritage of religious interest as a tool for reconciliation (Iraq) Beneficiary: UNESCO Amount: 250.000 USD Duration: 2018 – 2019 In the aftermath of the ISIS/Daesh occupation of Northern parts of Iraq, there is a need for mapping the damage they have done to religious heritage in a systematic manner. Unesco aims in this project to devise a methodology for this and to use it for a comprehensive assessment of the damage and needs. Following that assessment the results will be published and distributed through scientific community and the public at large.