After a year of hard working and implementing activities that addressed ” backpay” of KRI staff, PAO came up with a document that was prepared and reviewed by experts, the document contain suggestions and appropriate solutions on how to return outstanding salaries. Chairperson of the PAO Board of Trustees made an official visit to the Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament and submitted the document of ” proposed solutions” on April 18,2023.
Meeting with the Directorate of Combating Violence Against Women and Family /Erbil April 6,2023
Public Aid Organization worked closely with the Directorate of Combating Violence Against Women and Family to conduct a meeting with a number of Local NGOs in Erbil for greater cooperation and constant collective action between the Directorate of Combating Violence Against Women and Family and the NGOs. Speaking at the start of the meeting, Mr. Sfen Taher Mohammed Ameen indicated the role of the his directorate in reducing violence and emphasized on importance of collective action and coordination among NGOs. Then the head of the Public Aid Organization/PAO ,Mr. Hoger indicated importance of making more efforts and to increase coordination among the directorate and the stakeholders and partners. To pay attention the to role of the Section of Awareness, Studies and Research at the Family Counselling Centre , Mr. P. Anwar the head of this section provided brief on work mechanisms of the section , main tasks , structure, the hotline 119 the radio of “equality voice”, and the mobile committee of peace that works at the camps. At the end space was given to ask questions and providing further details for people who asked different questions. Attendees agreed on plans and required action for the next phase, in addition to visiting the hotline and the radio of equality voice.
Conducting Training Session for the Volunteer team ( youth and women). Baghdad, March 30,2023
Public Aid Organization and as part of the ” Enhancing Democracy Program” provided training session targeting the volunteer team that consists of women and youth at PAO office in Baghdad on 30th of March,2023. The session addressed topics such as :providing introduction on enhancing democracy program, role of the volunteer team in the program. advocacy campaigns techniques, how to identify actionable issues that impact women and youth`s life.
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Conducting Training Session for Community Engagement Center. Baghdad 29 March,2023
As part of the Enhancing Democracy Program activities that is implemented by Public Aid Organization, a training session was provided for community engagement center in Baghdad / the hall of Baghdad Provincial Council on 29 of March,2023. The session covered structure and assignments of the center, how to increase women, you the and people with specials needs participation. Attendees also agreed on workplan of 2023.
Workshop for School Supervisors on “Development Plan and School External Evaluation”. Sulaimaniya 27 March,2023
As part of the “Education Cannot Wait”, Public Aid Organization conducted workshop targeting school supervisors of Sulaimaniya Directorate of Education, the workshop addressed development plan and school external evaluation on 27 of March,2023.
Public Aid Organization participate in the organization of the Central Celebration of Women. Basra 23 of March,2023
On 23 of March,2023 Public Aid Organization Participated in organizing the central celebration of women along with Women`s Empowerment Department in Basra, the celebration was conducted on the hall of the Diwan of Basra Governorate, in the presence of Deputy Governor of Basra, Mr. Mo`en Al Hassan, directors of security services, community police, family protection units, local NGOs and representatives of Basra Universities. During the ceremony, it has been reviewing of the advancement of women in building the political, social and economic life in Basra through indicating the most important achievements of women. The event also honored Public Aid Organization for its active role in society.
Paying visits to the targeted vocational schools within Business Development Project. Mosul 22-23 March,2023.
As part of the activities of Business Development Project that is implemented by Public Aid Organization/PAO, Project team along with representative of Vocational Training Directorate /Ministry of Education visited the targeted vocational schools in Al Mosul and Al-Hamdaniya district to follow up on implementing activities in Nineveh. PAO team, staff of of MoE ,teachers and students discussed setting up plans to implement the final exhibitions of the project during May 2023.
Iftar initiative for fasting people of Saladin, 24 March 2023
On 24 of March 2023, the volunteer team of PAO along with Ornena volunteer team organized distribution meals of Iftar in Al Dyoun areas and Hay Al Hussien area, the initiative targeted the most vulnerable families (poor families ,widows, families of martyrs), the total number of distributed meals is 1000. This initiative has been implemented as part of “Iftar initiative for fasting people” of PAO in Saladin.
Implementing activities of ‘Countering and protecting from Violent Extremism” Nineveh school/The right section of Mosul city. 19 to 22 March 2023.
As part of the project of” Promoting Peace and Coexistence through Empowering and Engaging Community Mechanisms with the Local Authorities ” that is funded by IOM, Public Aid Organization implemented series of activities that targeted schools of the right section of Mosul, the activities addressed ” countering and protecting from violent extremism” from 19 to 22 March,2023, the implemented activities included awareness sessions, sports and arts that reflected students thoughts on countering violent extremism in Mosul.