How Baghdad’s Youth Movement is Re-Uniting A Divided Society – Page 1

How Baghdad’s Youth Movement is Re-Uniting A Divided Society by Qayssar Alwardii \ The Tea Team Tea After Twelve – issue #05 \ Chapter 1 Page 1 At first glance, the story behind the Baghdad City of Peace Carnival sounds entirely improbable: a carnival with music, dancing, and colourful balloons in downtown Bagdad? Thousands of young people volunteering…

How Baghdad’s Youth Movement is Re-Uniting A Divided Society – Page 3

How Baghdad’s Youth Movement is Re-Uniting A Divided Society by Qayssar Alwardii \ The Tea Team Tea After Twelve – issue #05 \ Chapter 1 Page 3 A Carnival for peace defies the bombs “City of Peace” is the ancient name for Bagdad, though not much peace has been visible there in recent years. “Many people think it’s…

How Baghdad’s Youth Movement is Re-Uniting A Divided Society – Page 4

How Baghdad’s Youth Movement is Re-Uniting A Divided Society by Qayssar Alwardii \ The Tea Team Tea After Twelve – issue #05 \ Chapter 1 Page 4 Pushing civil society movement in the right direction By now, most youth groups and activists pledge their support to the City of Peace Carnival. Together they are a strong voice for…

How Baghdad’s Youth Movement is Re-Uniting A Divided Society – Page 5

How Baghdad’s Youth Movement is Re-Uniting A Divided Society by Qayssar Alwardii \ The Tea Team Tea After Twelve – issue #05 \ Chapter 1 Page 5 We did it! “I don’t know how to explain how we feel every year when the carnival ends,” Qayssar says. “After working for this event for four or five months, suddenly…

استمتع واصنع الفرق

استمتع واصنع الفرق احد متطوعي الفريق الاعلامي في مهرجان بغداد دار السلام ، غيث كان احد رواد المهرجان منذ انطلاقه في سنواته الاولى، في الفترة التي كان يمر بها البلد بظروف امنية صعبة، اثرت بشكل كبير على الحالة العامة للشباب يقول غيث ” منذ انضمامي لمهرجان بغداد دار السلام، وانا اراه بصيص الامل لغد بغداد…

Iraqi Youth Prepare to Celebrate International Day of Peace with Massive Carnival

Press Release Wednesday, 7 September 2016 Iraqi youth prepare to celebrate International Day of Peace with massive carnival Activists in Iraq are preparing for Baghdad’s 6th annual peace carnival, which will be held on the 21st of September, the official International Day of Peace. Last year, more than sixty different groups participated, over 14 000…

من قال لك ان بغداد لم تعد دارا للسلام ؟

 من قال لك ان بغداد لم تعد دارا للسلام؟ بارق كلنا نعرف ان الذي جعلها دارا للسلام هو شعبها ، ناسها ، مواطنيها و لكن لماذا لا تعرف الان بدار السلام؟ هل تغير الناس؟ ام هل تغيرت المدينة؟ كلنا نطرح هذا السؤال ، لماذا ليس هناك سلام في العالم الان ؟ لماذا ليس هناك سلام…

Who says that Baghdad is no longer the City of Peace?

Who says that Baghdad is no longer the City of Peace? ‎Bareq what makes it the City of Peace, as we all know it, is its people, yet why now it’s not known for that. Did the people change? Or has it changed? We all question that why there’s no peace in the world now,…

بغداد تحتاجنا

بغداد تحتاجنا من بين قصص النجاح التي سنشارككم بها هي قصة حسن اسعد الذي يبلغ من العمر 18 سنة  حيث انه بدا بعمله التطوعي قبل سنتين حتى اصبح ضمن فريق التقني ، حسن يرى النجاح على انه كائن يريد المزيد دائما ولا يكتفي لذلك عندما ينجح في مجال ما لايرى نفسه على القمة ابدا وانما…

Baghdad Needs Us

Baghdad Needs Us Hassan’s story is among the successful stories we like to share with you. Hassan is 18 years old. Since two years ago, he has started working as a volunteer with the iqpeace family until he has become apart of the IT team. Hassan sees success as a being that wants more to…

Beginning of Change

 Beginning of Change My name is Mohammed a 23-year old engineering student. Like many young Iraqis, my life was very based-routine; however, I had a dream to change that routine. And I believed changing my life’s routine would somehow change my country’s future because I believe if people want to change a country’s future, they…