Visit of the Independent Human Rights Commission Kurdistan Region (IHRCKR) to the Catholic University in Erbil (CUE)

On Saturday, December 19, 2020, a delegation from the Independent Human Rights Commission Kurdistan Region (IHRCKR) visited the Catholic University in Erbil (CUE) to welcome the new president Dr. Riadh Francis and seek potential collaboration with the university.

The delegation was headed by Mr. Diya Butros, the president of IHRCKR, together with Mrs. Vian Jalal, the director of the IHRCKR office.

During the meeting, Mr. Diya wished Dr. Riadh all the success in his new role in leading the university expressing his trust in a new phase of development for CUE. Additionally, since both institutions share similar ideas for developing society, they emphasized on the importance of strengthening the collaboration between the CUE and IHRCKR.

From his side, the president praised the role of the IHRCKR in eliminating discrimination and protecting human rights in KRG. He added that CUE is a non-profit university that aims to be among the significant institutions in defeating the wrong patterns of the society and strengthen the common bonds between different communities in the region.

In the end, both sides assured the importance of collaboration which, in turn, contributes to developing society and bringing a better future.