H.E. Adela Humood Alaboudi, Minister of Health and Environment of Iraq (center) along with H.E. Essa Alfayadh, Director General of Iraq's Directorate of Mine Action (right), and ISU Director Juan Carlos Ruan speak to media regarding an upcoming national stakeholder workshop.

Iraq is preparing to draft its first VA/National Disability Plan which will be developed with support of the Ministry of Health and Environment, relevant national stakeholders, the ISU, and supported through a Decision taken by the European Union Council.

The Convention's intersessional meetings took place at the WMO building in Geneva on 7-8 June. Find all statements, photos, press releases and background documents here.