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Activities June 2020

21 June 2020, the conference: The effect of COVID 19 on the health level and its implications for the political and legal dimension in the world was launched by Dhi Qar University, Iraq in cooperation with the Swedish-Iraqi Studies Network SISNET, in which researchers from different countries participated.

In a lecture by Prof. Sameer Algburi at the opening of the conference, he reviewed the most important activities presented by the Swedish-Iraqi Studies Network. This in supporting the efforts of Iraqi universities in developing researchers since its founding in May last year in holding partnerships with eight universities inside and outside Iraq. Eight research teams have been established in various fields, ten development training courses have been held. In addition to this there have been workshops on the World Environment Day and the International Day to Combat Desertification, in cooperation with researchers from Jordan, Tunisia, Egypt, and Algeria.

Dr. Nabil Al-Obaidi, Chairman of the Democracy and Human Rights Committee delivered a speech in which he praised the efforts of Dhi Qar University in establishing the international conference in these difficult circumstances, which indicates the importance of the role played by Dhi Qar University in attracting researchers from different countries of the world.
For more details, please visit ThiQar University website (in Arabic)


The Middle East and North Africa Forum for Women was launched on the 27 June 2020. Among the 12 founders of the forum were five of the Swedish-Iraqi Studies Network, SISNET.
The forum aims to support and empower women socially, economically, and politically.. It is hoped that the forum will participate as an organizer of the tenth women's conference in Tunis 2020.

the Middle East and North Africa Forum for Women
the Middle East and North Africa Forum for Women
The Middle East and North Africa Forum for Women









SISNET and Bayan University (A private university in Erbil, Iraqi-Kurdistan Region) Department of law organized the fourth online international workshop entitled Coronavirus The role of NGOs and Attorney General in the period of coronavirus pandemic on 29 June 2020. Three law academics and a judge delivered their researches in this workshop.