Wednesday, February 14, 2018


The president of the Assyrian Aid Society-Iraq, Eng. Ashur Eskrya participated in the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq that held in Kuwait, Feb. 12th – 14th 2018. The participation of AASI was part of the delegation of Iraqi civil society organizations and under the supervision of the Fund for the reconstruction of Iraq and the Department of Civil Society Organizations at the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers Mr. Mohamed Tahir Al-Tamimi, and also in coordination with the advisory body to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, where the delegation included representatives of twenty-five organizations and societies the representing Iraqi civil society, of which represents the different areas of Iraq, as well as representing the Iraqi spectrum as a whole , Which presented its programs of work during the last period to address the displacement and the effects of terrorism of the ISIS, which affected several areas in Iraq, leaving behind more destruction in the human and stone, as well as the participants presented obstacles to the work of civil society organizations in addition to the projects that need to be implemented and ways to deal with in post-ISIS and liberalization of different regions.


The Conference of NGOs of support the Humanitarian Situation in Iraq was organized in coordination with the International Islamic Charitable Organization and with the participation of several civil society organizations from around the world. The number of pledges and grants reached 333 million dollars. The President of the Society also participated in the invitation of dinner hosted by the American Business Council of Kuwait (ABCK), headed by Dr. Juliet Dinkha, which was held on the fringes of the conference and in a broad presence, during which the US Ambassador in Iraq, Mr. Douglas Silliman, announced his country's support for Iraq this year by three billion dollars. Grants and loans and investment during the conference in general amounted to about thirty billion dollars, and this amount is not enough to the size of the destruction suffered by Iraq through the fierce attack on it.