Exciting Collaboration! Rwanga Foundation & International Labor Organization unite for Social Security in Halabja.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 2:27 PM

Halabja, October 15th, 2023 – This roundtable was implemented by Rwanga Foundation in partnership with International Labour Organization (ILO) and is funded by the European Union, it aims to bring together different stakeholders, entities, and decision makers to discuss “Undertake Advocacy Program on Social Assistance Issues in Iraq’’ Including opportunities in extending social security to workers in the informal economy which is mainly to include all different sectors. The difficulties were discussed, and the best solutions were proposed.

The meetings were attended by different entities, related personnel from the government, job-owners and NGOs including (Igor Bosc – Country Coordinator for International Labor Organization in Iraq), (Abdulsalam Medani – Chief executive Director of Rwanga Foundation), (Nazmi Musa Othman – Deputy Director of the Directorate of Labor and social security), (Aso Esmail Rashid – Director of Halabja Social Insurance directorate) and (Dana Hamasharif – General director of the Directory of labor and social affairs in Halabja) designated participants have discussed and made suggestions and recommendations to achieve the deliverable goal, During the roundtable meetings, topics were discussed about various sectors and informal workers who are not registered in the social security system yet.


This roundtable was another contribution towards advocating for the rights of informal workers in that region and enforcing social security as a law for all workers in the informal economy in all sectors, Rwanga Foundation has previously and will continue to partner with ILO and the different entities to achieve the deliverable goals.

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About Rwanga Foundation:

Rwanga Foundation is a non-governmental organization envisages a world where quality education is accessible for all, and its mission is to provide services, build capacities and design policies to ensure easy access to education for all and improve the overall educational standards in Kurdistan and the greater global community. Rwanga’s strategic goals are to develop platforms for youths to discover talents and fulfill their potentials, introduce the latest technology, including e-learning system, to the education process in order to meet the advanced international standards, create a culture and passion for learning among the youths. Rwanga Foundation is based in Kurdistan and officially launched its activities in September 2013 to conduct projects and activities all over Iraq through its four main sectors of education, youth, environment, and vulnerable groups.