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The Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI) is dedicated to bringing together Iraqi and international civil societies through concrete actions to build together another Iraq, with peace and Human Rights for all.
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An Alternative Vision For the Iraqi National Budget

An Alternative Vision For the Iraqi National Budget

عربي | Arabic The role of civil society is not limited merely to highlighting societal problems: it must propose valid alternatives to the status quo in order to assist public authorities to bring about real change. Given this, activists from the Iraqi Social Forum will carry out and publish research based on proposals from Iraqi...
10 Years of Solidarity in Action!

10 Years of Solidarity in Action!

Arabic | عربي Acting together, we grow stronger and do more! Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative Conference for Strategic Planning For the first time in its 10-year history, ICSSI convenes in Baghdad. 31 January – 1 February 2019 For decades, solidarity with Iraq has been an important issue and has engaged internationals who know and love...
Iraq Holds the First POINT Conference in the Middle East

Iraq Holds the First POINT Conference in the Middle East

Arabic | عربي POINT Conference Iraq, held in Baghdad on 20-21 July, is a continuation of the POINT Conference that has been held annually in Sarajevo since 2012. POINT has become an important venue for activists and specialists to promote the use of technology and media to achieve goals set by NGOs and civil society...
The Iraqi Social Forum Establishes an Arts of Peace Team, Laying a First Stone in a Foundation Dedicated to Nonviolence

The Iraqi Social Forum Establishes an Arts of Peace Team, Laying a First Stone in a Foundation Dedicated to Nonviolence

  Arabic | عربي   From 8-10 July, the Iraqi Social Forum (ISF) held a specialized training in Baghdad to develop the capacity of youth in a new ‘Arts of Peace’ team, part of the ISF’s nonviolence masar (path). The training included a review of key strategies for building successful campaigns, starting with problem analysis,...
Iraqi Social Forum: The military solution is not the only option. The time has come for social, economical, and political solutions to defeat the terrorist obscurantist ideology!

Iraqi Social Forum: The military solution is not the only option. The time has come for social, economical, and political solutions to defeat the terrorist obscurantist ideology!

As we obsessively keep our eyes on the security operations orientation taking place in Al-Anbar province, where the security forces since three weeks is trying through to impose its control over the province after the domination of the terrorist forces on a number of its cities. While we strongly condemn the violence exercised by those...
A Victory for Freedom of Expression in Iraq: Iraqi Council of Representatives Repeal Cyber Law

A Victory for Freedom of Expression in Iraq: Iraqi Council of Representatives Repeal Cyber Law

ICSSI congratulates Iraqi civil society for its victory on the repeal of the Draft Informatics Crimes Law. We recognize the influence of the Iraqi Network for Social Media (IN4SM), Society For Defending Press Freedom in Iraq, and Iraqi Street for their effective in advocating for the cancellation of the law. We recognize the positive role...