AUIS congratulates new Minister of Higher Education on his recent appointment

President of American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS), Dr. Bruce Walker Ferguson, and Mr. Kamaran Ahmed, Vice Chair of the AUIS Board of Trustees, visited the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MoHESR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on July 20, 2019. President Ferguson and Mr. Ahmed traveled to Erbil at the invitation of the Ministry to discuss it Four Year Plan along with other presdients of private universities in the Kurdistan Region. 
President Ferguson and Mr. Ahmed also took the opportunity to congratulate Dr. Aram Mohammed Qadir on his appointment as Minister of Higher Education under the new KRG. 

Dr. Choman Hardi published in LSE's Working Paper Series

  Dr. Choman Hardi, AUIS Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Gender and Development Studies (CGDS), was published this month in the London School of Economics (LSE) Centre for Women, Peace and Security Working Paper Series. Her paper, titled ‘Gender Issues in the Context of a Humanitarian Crisis,’ draws on work undertaken as part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Strategic Network on Gender Violence Across War and Peace, supported by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).   Dr. Hardi’s study investigated the funding interests and priorities of regional and international agencies in the context of the Islamic State crisis and its consequences for local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. It further explored the relationship between local NGOs and funding agencies to facilitate dialogue and improve the quality of their partnership and their work on the ground. The...

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