Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in Iraq.
Local peacebuilding organisations in Iraq
Al Messalla develops capacities of individuals and organisations in Iraq in the field of human rights and non-violence.
Al Rafidain Peace Organization
Al Rafidain Peace Organization was founded in 2007 and works in fields of peacebuilding and gender issues in Iraq
Al-Tahreer Association for Development
Al-Tahreer Association for Development works to build a free, democratic Iraq, in which justice & peace prevails.
Azidi Fraternity & Solidarity League (AFSL)
Azidi Fraternity & Solidarity League works to protect ethnic and religion minorities in Iraq.
Bahgdad Women Association (BWA)
The Baghdad Women Association (BWA) works on the capacity building and empowerment of women, as well as support for women who are victims of violence.
Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution at the University of Duhok
The only degree program in Iraq that is dedicated to teaching students about the emerging theory and practice of peacebuilding.
Civil Development Organization (CDO)
CDO conducts peace education and encourages dialogue among community, tribal and religious leaders and politicians in Iraq.
INSAN Iraqi Society
INSAN is dedicated to ensuring peaceful co-existence among communities living side by side in Iraq, by enhancing the living conditions of communities, promoting good governance and building the capacity of the civil society in conflict resolution.
Iraqi Al-Amal Association
IAA has worked with numerous local and international partners to work for peace, human rights and development in Iraq, operating across the country.
Iraqi Al-firdaws Society
Iraqi Al-Firdaws Society brings together diverse groups and communities in Basra, Iraq to speak for peace in one voice
Iraqi Institution for Development (IID)
IID works to promote peace, democracy and tolerance in Iraq.
Kurdistan Villages Reconstruction Association Organisation (KVRA)
KVRA is focused on fostering the rise of the Iraqi civil society, along with the formation of truly democratic values and structures.
Muslim Peacemaker Teams (MPT)
MPT use non-violent methods to support communities struggling with violence in Iraq.
National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR)
NIHR enhances skills in human rights education, conflict management and peacebuilding in Iraq.
Peace and Freedom Organization in Kurdistan (PFOK)
PFOK works to promote peace and human rights in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
Peace and Love Forum for Students and Youth (PLFSY)
PLFSY has a mission to spread peace and citizenship among young people in Iraq.
REACH – Rehabilitation, Education And Community Health
One the oldest Iraqi peacebuilding organisations, Reach teaches communities how to deal with violence and conflict resolution.
The SILM network is a network of 18 Iraqi organizations working in the field of conflict resolution and peacebuilding in Iraq.
Women Leadership Institute (WLI)
WLI is one of the leading voices for the women's movement in Iraq, and promotes the participation of women in the peacebuilding process.