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  • Date: 2023-11-08 14:53:56

University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa Takes Part in Groundbreaking Sustainable Development Conference in Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq - In a significant step towards promoting sustainable development in Iraq, the University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa actively participated in the first-ever national conference dedicated to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The conference, hosted by the Iraqi government, brought together key stakeholders, with a particular focus on policymakers in the field of higher education institutions. Dr. Ibrahim Saeed Al-Hayawi, President of the University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa, played a pivotal role in representing the institution at this landmark event. The conference, which took place at a time when Iraq is making earnest efforts to align its educational institutions with international standards, was marked by a slew of insightful discussions and revelations. The event was opened by Dr. Naeem Al-Aboudi, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, who announced the release of a response report to the Sustainable Development Goals and emphasized the growing inclination of Iraqi universities to adopt the European curriculum system. Dr. Al-Aboudi highlighted the significance of the first national report on the response of universities to the SDGs, underscoring the commitment of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, as well as public and private universities and colleges in Iraq, to the development plan extending up to 2030. Their aim is to maximize the response to the SDGs' indicators, meeting both national and global aspirations while adapting to changing circumstances, addressing emergencies, and surmounting challenges to ensure sustainable education. This proactive approach aligns with the commitment to fulfill societal responsibilities by integrating development goals into the educational strategy and fostering global partnerships. Dr. Ibrahim Saeed Al-Hayawi, the President of the University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa, expressed his institution's strong dedication to contributing to sustainable development in Iraq. He emphasized the vital role universities play in shaping the future of the nation and the importance of aligning with international standards to achieve this vision. Dr. Al-Hayawi's presence at the conference marked the University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa as a key stakeholder in the nation's sustainable development journey. The conference is seen as a pivotal moment in Iraq's higher education landscape, signifying the country's dedication to reaching global sustainability targets and its commitment to fostering educational excellence. As universities, like the University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa, take active roles in shaping the nation's educational strategies, Iraq is poised for a brighter and more sustainable future, aligning itself with international standards and goals for the benefit of its people and society as a whole.