The project was three days training for IDP and host community. 15 Youth females and males from
different religions participated in the training. The training conducted in Duhok University in
November, 2017. The participants divided into 5 groups each group 3 members and they have
peace activities in Duhok governorate. Small groups will be created to discuss about different
and best results.
Better World organization coordinated with relevant governmental institutions representing three
main religions (Islam, Christianity and Yazidi) in KRI to be part of the activities implemented
during World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW). Moreover, it created an Interfaith Harmony Group of
20 young members from the three religions. This group participated in a 1-day workshop on World
Interfaith Harmony Week Declaration and then in different activities celebrating this event and
focusing on the common good for rest of the week.
Better World, Bishkoreen, and Hariwan organizations participated in IOM biking project for women
and girls from IDP, refugees, and hosting communities. The project objectives are to empower
women and girls through sport activity, to advocate for the rights of women and girls especially
in doing sport and riding bike, and to strengthen social cohesion among the host, IDPs, and
As the result of recent war (ISIS) in Iraq and especially in Kurdistan the economic situation of
people worsened. According to the governmental statistics the rate of poverty increased from
2014 to 20% comparing to 2012 was 5.8%. Moreover, the huge number of IDPs (Internal displaced
persons) and refugees are living in the region requires international support in different ways.
Empowering Women Interaction through Peer Support Groups
The project is a three month project founded by IOM (International Organization for Migration).
has started from 1st September 2018 and will continue to the end of November 2018.
This project is to create a platform for women of (20-35) years of age in Kabartu 1 camp in
which they have
space to express and develop their skills. Through this project the women participants are
skills and psychosocial support through exploring their thoughts, fear, hopes, and ideas towards
future with the help of peer support structures.
Five-day training on Peace and coexistence was conducted by a professional trainer for 20 youth
from 3 different religions (Islam, Christianity, and Yazidi). The training started on Tuesday
11th September, 2018. It lasted for 5 days; ended on Sunday 16th September, 2018.