Tag: Baghdad

22Sep
Call for collaboration on the implementation of UNESCO recommendations for the Iraqi Marshes!

Statement by the Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign September 22, 2016 Following the 3rd session of the Iraqi Social Forum in Baghdad The Save the Tigris…

10Aug
Baghdad activists celebrate the Iraqi Marshes’ World Heritage inscription

By Ali Alkarkhi, Baghdad In a ferry in the middle of the Tigris River in Baghdad activists of the Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign celebrated the…

9Jul
Iraqi youth in action to protect the Tigris River

Protecting the Tigris River of Iraq: this will be the main objective for a new group of committed youth activists from Baghdad and Southern Iraq as they developed…

28May
Al-Aimmah Bridge on the Tigris River: Hope for Baghdad and its people

The Iraqi Social Forum and the Save the Tigris Campaign participated in the “ I Have Hope”festival on the Al-Aimmah Bridge, Baghdad, May 2016 . Al-Aimmah Bridge is…

21Sep
Great Actions in the Framework of the “Global Hasankeyf Action Day”

20 September, 2015 On the Global Hasankeyf Action Day in Hasankeyf and several cities hundreds of people have demonstrated against the expected destruction through the Ilisu Dam on the Tigris…

23Jun
Save the Tigris Campaign workshop in Erbil upcoming!

From June 26-27, the Save the Tigris Campaign will conduct a training for Iraqi youth environmental activists in Erbil. A group of around 25 activists from Baghdad and…

2Apr
Will Iraq Refer The Issue Of Ilisu Dam To The UN Security Council?

by Johanna L. Rivera Save The Tigris And The Iraqi Mashes Campaign and ICSSI On March 22nd in Baghdad, the Iraqi Social Forum – a gathering of several…

26Mar
Day of Action for The Tigris River

The International Day of Action for Rivers By Toon Bijnens, ICSSI and Save the Tigris and the Iraqi Marshes Campaign  On 14 March the annual International Day of…

26Sep
International Activists meet in Baghdad to Discuss Legal Strategies to Protect the Tigris River

Baghdad, 26 September 2013 Once the cradle of civilizations and agricultural haven, now Iraq’s land has dried significantly mostly due to man-made causes. For the past 20 years…

20Aug
Press Release: Include Ilisu dam on the Meeting Agenda with Turkish Opposition Leader

Include Ilisu dam on the Meeting Agenda with Turkish Opposition Leader Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan, 20 August 2013 Next week Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is set to visit Baghdad. As the…

14Mar
Press Release: Save the Tigris Campaign Participates in the International Day of Action Against Dams and For Rivers, Water and Life

The People of Iraq Campaign to Save the Tigris announces its support to the global mobilization that took place on the framework of the International Day of Action…