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On 28 May 2019, the Head of Mission, Dr. Markus Ritter, was invited to the house of Sheikh Jamal Al-Dhari, the president of the Iraqi National Project. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the security situation especially in the provinces of Mosul and Anbar and the urgent need in the liberated areas to have a local police that has the trust of the population there.
The Iraqi National Project was founded in 2016, the essence of which is based on the engagement of Iraqis of different ethnic and religious backgrounds.
As part of its task to enhance the inclusion of the rights of ethnic and religious minorities in all national strategies, policies and plans, but also in line with its Civil Society Strategy, EUAM will stay in close contact with the Iraqi National Project to support the idea of increasing the number of police officers from the minorities in their communities.