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Participation in an innovative civic education training

Under the slogan “supporting innovative civic education”, Baghdad Women Association participated in a training organized by the International Republican Institute for two days on 13-14 March 2019 in Erbil governorate on strategic planning and development of the project proposal and in the presence of a number of civil society organizations in the governorates of Baghdad, Najaf, Kirkuk. During the training the definition of the problem of civil education and the theory of change and the main problems that contribute to low voter turnout, political participation and the exchange of ideas to educate voters to participate in the upcoming provincial council elections were all discussed .The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Independent High Electoral Commission, Mr. Maen Haitawi who was hosted, had a dialogue session with the participating organizations about the work of UNHCR and the most important challenges and lessons learned from previous elections.

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