Greetings dear friends,
I am writing to you from Arbat refugee camp outside Sulaimani in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, and I have some very important news to share with you.
President Barack Obama has just announced that he will meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki at the White House on … Read more
Today is World Refugee Day, a day when the world takes time to honor the resilience of forcibly displaced people throughout the world.
Last year alone 7.6 million people around the world were forced to flee conflict or persecution, adding to an estimated total of 45.2 million displaced people worldwide.… Read more
As reported by Kelly McEvers (@KellyMcEvers) this morning on NPR, Iraqis are facing the worst violence since the country’s sectarian war of 2006 and 2007.
Since April, waves of car bombs and other sectarian attacks targeting civilians have killed thousands. The Syrian civil war and the Iraqi government’s deadly… Read more
Many of you remember the moment like it was yesterday. For me, I was in the DC studios of FoxNews preparing to face off with one of the war’s cheerleaders. On screen was live footage from Baghdad’s Firdos Square. Beginning with Kadhem Sharif and other Iraqis wielding sledgehammers, an effort… Read more
Thanks to the support of 191 contributors like you, we successfully reached our crowd funding goal on Indiegogo.
The EPIC team (from left to right): Executive Director Erik Gustafson, Board Member Andrew Morton, Board President Nathaniel Hurd, Fall interns Daniel Young and Joanna Fisher (and her flying scarf), and our… Read more
August 13th is International Youth Day, a day to celebrate young people and their contributions to making the world a better place. It is also a day to remember the importance of investing in the next generation.
This Youth Day, consider a charitable contribution to our new project on Indiegogo!… Read more
Enabling Peace in Iraq Center is an independent 501(c)3 organization committed to lasting peace and empowering communities in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan.