The Sub-committee on Human Rights and Democracy under the EU-Iraq Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) was held in a virtual format on 8 September/2020. This was the first such Sub-committee since 2015, and the first since PCA entered into force in August 2018.
In any normal year, I would be in New York City now for the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The event represents the greatest concentration of global policymakers in one place and is the high point on the diplomatic calendar. But this year is far from normal, and “UNGA week” is going virtual with events held online – a familiar format for us all in recent months.
EUAM Iraq Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. Benny Jensen visited the Al Nahrain Center for Strategic Studies (ANCSS) to bid farewell to his Iraqi partners and the Mission’s counterparts. Mr. Jensen is ending his tour of duty in Iraq after serving almost 5 years both in EUAM Iraq and the UNDP.