UNESCO Director in Iraq, Mr. Paolo Fontani, meets with the Director of the Iraqi State Board of Antiquities and Heritage, Dr. Laith Majid Hussein, in the National Museum of Iraq
UNESCO Iraq in a nutshell
The UNESCO Office for Iraq was founded in 2003 to improve Education, Culture, the Sciences and Media situation in the country. UNESCO's main office in the country is located in Baghdad. UNESCO supports programme implementation in line with the Iraqi National Development Plan, in cooperation with its key national partners: the Ministries of Education and Higher Education, Water Resources, Labour and Social Affairs, Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Governorates, the Independent Higher Electoral Commission, the Communications and Media Commission and others, as well as national and international NGOs.