Under the auspices of the President of the University of Technology (Prof. Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Hassan Al-Ghabban) and under the supervision of the Head of the Department of Materials Engineering (Assist. Prof. Dr. Hussein Alaa Jaber), the Coordinator of the Women’s Empowerment Unit / University Presidency, in cooperation with the Department of Materials Engineering, held a symposium entitled “Iraq and Resolution 1325 of the Security Council on Women, Peace and Security”, which was held in the Department of Materials Engineering on Monday, 12/12/2022 in the Ph.D. Hall / Building B, on the anniversary of the issuance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and within the 16-day campaign to combat violence against women.
The symposium was attended by the head of the department (Assist. Prof. Dr. Hussein Alaa Jaber) the scientific assistant (Prof. Dr. Jawad Kazem), the administrative assistant (Assist. Prof. Dr. Laith Waddah Ismail) and the lady in charge of the Women's Empowerment Unit at the University Presidency.
The lecture was presented by Assistant Professor Basma Khalil Namiq, a civil and political activist and a teaching staff at the College of Political Science / University of Baghdad, and a coordinating member of the Women's Empowerment Unit in the college. The lecture included violence against women during armed conflicts and how Resolution No. 1325 on women, peace and security was adopted by the Council Security and unanimously on October 31, 2000, which is the first time that the Security Council has confronted the negative effects of armed conflicts on women and recognized the importance of women's full participation and as an active component in establishing peace and security.
At the end of the symposium, Head of the Department of Materials Engineering (Assist. Prof. Dr. Hussein Alaa Jaber), distributed certificates of appreciation to Assist. Prof. Basma Khalil and Assist. Prof. Dr. Mona Taha Idris, and a group photo was taken for this occasion.