A statement issued by the ministry received a copy of the Ministry of Health and Environment, Jassem al-Falahi, during the opening speech on behalf of the Minister of Health and Environment, "The initiative of" Women for a Green and Safe Iraq "was established in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program To be launched in a formal presence by Iraq as well as the United Nations and local and global organizations working in the field of the environment. "
"The aim of the initiative is to ensure a safe, disaster-safe and environmentally sound future that responds to the roles and needs of both men and women in Iraqi society."
Al-Falahi added that "the ministry has formed gender focal points in the ministry and set plans to promote it according to environmental concepts through reviewing national plans and strategies such as national security strategy, climate change, disaster management, health and environment. In addition to the organization of seminars and awareness-raising workshops in the relevant ministries aimed at spreading the concept of gender and preparing awareness publications that explain the gender relationship with Sector initiative sectors and an emphasis on inclusion in the future plans and strategies. "
He called on the technical agent in the Ministry of Health and Environment "Iraqi and international media to pay attention to this program in order to benefit from it in improving the reality of women and the environment in Iraq."
Iraq has signed a number of agreements with the United Nations Development Program aimed at strengthening the environment in the country as well as promoting the awareness of community and environment