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Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq at conference on gender equality: New bill on combating violence against women will close loopholes

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 28 November 2011 addressed a major conference on Gender Equality and Strategy for Strengthening Women's Position in the Kurdistan Region, organized by the University of Kurdistan-Hawler and universities of Salahaddin, Slemani and Duhok.

Committees' recent meetings - 30 November 2021

Committees looked into the plight of Kurdistan Region migrants in Belarus, met with KRG Minister Sasan Awni to look into problems with municipal services, scrutinized investment projects and worked on several bills. 

Order of Business for Sitting of 1 December 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 1st December 2021 at 11am, the ninth ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the third year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

MPs and KRG ministries discuss legislative proposal on Management and Protection of Water Resources

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 25 November 2021 chaired a meeting on the legislative proposal on Management and Protection of Water Resources, with the relevant Parliament committees, KRG Municipalities Minister Sasan Awni and Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Karim Suleiman.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq's statement on International Day For the Elimination of Violence against Women

Our responsibility in the Kurdistan Parliament is to provide opportunities for the government, women’s rights organizations and other relevant authorities to propose laws and resolutions to support their work. With this aim, the Kurdistan Parliament on 23 November held the first reading of the legislative proposal on Combating Domestic Violence and Violence Against Women in the Kurdistan Region.

Parliament holds second reading of Bill on Private Security Companies

The Kurdistan Parliament on 24 November 2021 held the second reading of the Bill on Private Security Companies, in the presence of the KRG Minister for the Interior Rebar Ahmed, and Minister for Region for Parliament Affairs Dr. Vala Fareed.

Parliament amends Law on Missing and Disappeared to include the disappeared through ISIS’s crimes

The Kurdistan Parliament on 23 November 2021 passed amendments to the Law on the Missing and Disappeared, to include those who disappeared through ISIS’s crimes. MPs also held the first reading of three bills. Parliament marked the 10-year commemoration of the death of France’s First Lady Danielle Mitterand, a champion of the Kurdish cause.

Order of Business for sitting of 24 November 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 24th November 2021 at 11am, the eighth ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the third year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Kurdistan Parliament opens sitting with a minute's silence in remembrance of 10-year commemoration of Madame Danielle Mitterrand's death

The Kurdistan Parliament on 23 November 2021 opened its sitting with a minute's silence in honour of the memory of Madame Danielle Mitterrand, on the 10-year commemoration of her passing.

Order of Business for sitting of 23 November 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 23rd November 2021 at 11am, the seventh ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the third year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows: