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April 16th, 2010 - 6:22 pm § in Anti-Corruption & Transparency Initiative, KRG

George Mason’s Fourth Annual Conference of Good Governance

Today I had the opportunity to speak to international affairs students at the Fourth Annual Conference on Good Governance at George Mason University, where close to 200 Kurds are currently enrolled. Good governance is a critical and ever-present issue for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Like any gover[...]

March 16th, 2010 - 7:20 am § in Anti-Corruption & Transparency Initiative, KRG, Kurdistan Region

Remembering Halabja

On this, the 22nd anniversary of the genocide of Halabja—which took the lives of more than 5,000 Kurdish civilians, including women and children—the people of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq commemorate those innocents lost during this horrific event, as well as the hundreds of thousands of Kurdish[...]