Main KOARPs Activities of beginning of 2016

March 5th, 2016

World Wildlife Day 2016 Celebration in Kurdistan Region:

On 3 March 2016 Kurdistan Organization, Environment Directorate, Forest Directorate, Aza Environment Protecting Org. and Ava Kurdistan organization celebrated World Wildlife Day 2016 in Kurdistan, the celebration included many activities like:

1- Two presentation on National park presented by Dr.Sulaiman and Mr.Mouhamed Yonis.

2- Duhok Radio interview with Mr.Idris M.

3-Traffic Radio interview with Dr.Sulaiman.











KOARP Participate NGOs meeting on Economic and financial challenges in the Kurdistan Region.











World Spay Day 2016 In Kurdistan Region

on 23 February 2016 KOARP and University of Duhok/Veterinary Medicine Faculty celebrate World Spay Day as a first time during Iraq and Kurdistan R. history .

The celebration includes this activities below:

1-Presentation about situation of Stray animals in Iraq by Dr.Sulaiman T. a founder of KOARP.

2- condemnation the Iraqi law number 48 published in 1986 called stray dog kill control law bu both side.

3- spay and neuter some dogs and cats daily in this week

4- interview with media to education and awareness people to spay owner animals and government to tack care stray animals.











Meeting about National Park in Duhok Province:

on 21 February in Duhok Province council building KOARP organized a meeting between environment committee in DPC, directorate of Environment, Forestry directorate, Aza environment org., Ava Kurdistan org. and KOARP about National Park law in Kurdistan Region and ways to select some area in Duhok nature for national Park in Duhok Province and preparing a proposal to send to the government and Parliament in Kurdistan R

Dr.Sulaiman presented a presentation about principle of N.P. and The formation of committees for selecting an exact area and nature.











Training Course of K9 management , supervising and management:

Dr.Sulaiman from KOARP and cooperation with M.C. opening a training course to all dog handlers of company to tack care, good management , supervising the situation of dogs , first aid ,common diseases ,medicines and surgical operation of dogs.











KOARP Participated meeting of NGOs with KRG Council of Ministers:

on 11 February 2015 Dr.SulaimanT. a founder of KOARP participated the meeting of Mr.Nichirvan Barzani a Prime Minister and Mr.Qobad Talabani a Deputy Prime Minister of KRG Council of Ministers with Representatives of some Kurdistan local NGOs.


Definition And Deployment (Environmental Legislation Guides In Kurdistan Region – Iraq ) and reviewed Hunting Law in Kurdistan

February 10th, 2016

In the Vet. Directorate Hall in Duhok on 2 February 2016 , an effectiveness has been prepared by Kurdistan Organization for Animal Rights and Protection and Nature Iraq Organization with two articles definition of ( Environmental Legislation Guides in Kurdistan Region – Iraq ) which prepared by Shilan Aziz and Rashan Ashp from N.I and Hunting law which approved by Environment improvement and development Agency in KRG.

In this activity we invited many KRG representatives like ( Iraqi parliament /Duhok office , Province council of Duhok Environmental Protection and Improvement directorate In Duhok , General directorate of agriculture and water resources in Duhok , Duhok and Zakho University , Vet. directorate , General Directorate of Police in Duhok , police directorate of forest protection ,Duhok Dam directorate environmental NGO and many Animal and environment activists .

At the beginning Dr.Sulaiman welcomed all attendees especially the guests from sulaymaniyah(Shelan, Rashan and Dyeari) and mentioned the role of Nature Iraq org. in all around Iraq to protect and develop Iraq nature, then mentioned the big requests on hunting the wild animals and suggested the duties of protection and monitoring the market and place for sale and buy wild animals in front of Peshmarga force protecting environment in Kurdistan whose participating the war against ISIS by the Police Force.

Then Shelan Khan and Rashan Khan mentioned the Importance of printing the Gide of all Iraqi and Kurdistan environment law in one book.

After that all the attendees discussion the hunting law that approved by environment agency in 2015 and all notes and suggestion will send to environment agency by both organization in future.


Distribution of book ((Project and Strategies to Control the Growing Population of Stray Animals(Dogs, Cats and Donkey)In Kurdistan Region))

December 6th, 2015














From 1 December 2015  KOARP started distribution of   Project and strategies to control the growing population of stray animals(dogs, cats and donkey) in Kurdistan Region Issued by   Dr.Sulaiman T.Saed aPresident and Founder of KOARP in Duhok  ,Erbil and Sulaimaina Province to all government (ministries, agency and directorate), animal lovers, volunteers  and NGOs.


World Animal Day 2015 in Kurdistan Region/Iraq

October 10th, 2015











KOARP celebrated WAD 2015 in Duhok province after one week preparations of different activities included below:

1-    On 07.30 A.M. and for 20 minutes Kurdistan Morning Show in  Rudaw Media net ( channel) ( famous  international media net) directly (on air) invited Dr.Sulaiman T.Saeed  for interview on subject of World Animal Day.

2-    From 11A.M. to 2.00 P.M. KOARP’s team, Sharia Eyzedian I.D.P. Camp Administration and GZI Primary School of Eyzedian I.D.P.  children celebrated WAD 2015 with many fantastic  activities included:

a- Opening Drawing Show which prepared  more than 10 day by children of School and KOARP , the  dawning show was opened by student named Iman (girl 13 years old) whose escaped from ISIS terrorist group jail  after has been detains more than one year.

b-small presentation to more than 50 student of fourth stage about kind and situation of animals in Kurdistan .










c-Distribution of KOARPs gifts on student whose participated show and activities consist of   a copy of children story ((Laylas grandmothers with wolf story)) which translated by Dr.Sulaiman T. Saed and sponsored printing by Dashni Morad (Kurdish singer) and Fink Muhammed miss Kurdistan 2013 and  a box of animals toys.

d-    Coexistence, playing and interesting with animals which prepared the celebration by Duhok Zoo.











3-    Many media, journalist and guest was participated the celebration.

4-    On 05.30 P.M. and for 25minutes  was invited Dr.Sulaiman T.Saeed  by Arang  Show in  Warr  Media net ( channel) ( famous  media net in Duhok Province)  for interview directly ( on air) on subject of World Animal Day .

5-    Also at same show(Arang) published all activities that was done at afternoon in Sharia I.D.P.  camp/school and published two reportage first about what you say about WAD and second who will protect , welfare, respect  animals and prevent hunting.











6-    Warr newspaper on 6 0ctober published article on subject World Animal Day which written by Dr.Sulaiman T.Saed.

7-    Sivora(squirrel)  Children Magazine will publish article of October on  subject World Animal Day which written by Dr.Sulaiman T.Saed.

8-    Nomination Mr. Rang and his wife Lazha the best animal breeder of 2015 in Kurdistan region whose rescues, save, treatment and adopted a stray dog in very bad condition.

9-    Nomination Falcon as an animal year2016 in Kurdistan for education and awareness people to stop hunting and extinction..

10-           Supervising the progress of final stage of printing ((Project and strategies to control the growing population of stray animals (dogs, cats and donkey) in Kurdistan Region)) and planning of schedule of distribution between citizens.

KOARP Participate NGOs Assembly in Erbil

September 12th, 2015

On 8 September 2015 that was organized by USAID and Mercy Coups , a team consist of three person (Dr.Sulaima, Dr.Idress And Arass) participated the 100 NGOs Assembly from Kirkuk, Mosul, Erbil, Sulaimaia and Duhok province and the aim of this meeting was:
1- showing the guests activities
2- Exchange of experiences
3- attended two panel of discussion.



Animal welfare Educational Workshop to Children of Zewa Center :

September 12th, 2015

as a yearly cooperation between Kurdistan organization for animal rights protection and Zewa Center for Children, from 23-27 August 2015 organized Animal welfare Educational Workshop included this activities :
1- different seminar about animal rights and welfare, situation of different kind of animals in Kurdistan, ways of improve and development of wildlife ….etc.
2- distribution of wolf and layla’s grandmother story that written and translated by Dr.Sulaiman and sponsored by Fink Mohammed ( Miss Kurdistan 2013) and Dashni Morad( Famous Kurdish Singer) last year.
3-Animal drawing Pictures competition .
4-playing with domestic animals from Duhok zoo.
5- Animals Questions competition .
6- award the winners(first 22 winners) in the end of workshop.
by the way in the last day of workshop Madam Terri Crisp an USA Famous Animals activist women was attended and distribution the gifts.











Activities KOARP from 1 April 2014 until 30 July 2015

September 3rd, 2015

1-    Stray, Abandoned and Neglected animals Rescues and adoptions:

Daily KOARP members and volunteers in all three province of Kurdistan region  are in hard works to save, Rescues and adoptions of  Stray, Abandoned and Neglected animals, by give medicine, vaccine , advice ,home .


2-    Education and Awareness of citizen to tack care , love , respect animals :

KOARPs member specially Dr. Sulaiman dedicate his full time to education and awareness people specially children in school by giving him seminar, brochures, video, arts about animals and how deal with animals, tack care , good treatment, love , and respect.

Also published huge number of animals articles, on newspaper, magazine, also interview with TV. Radio channel to educations citizen about animals. Below two examples:

KOARP and Bilkand International School Cooperation on Animal Rights and Welfare Education and Awareness in Kurdistan:
on 31st. March 2015 as a first step of education program to students of Bilkand International School Dr.Sulaiman presented a seminar about Classification of Animals and situation of stray animals in Iraq and Kurdistan.

On 31 March 2015 Dr. Sulaiman T.Saed Presint a seminar about animal Zoo to Children of Kurdistan little Village kindergarten in Enkawa/Erbil.
Many thank to our me members Anna ,Avan and kindergarten Madam Reta and all teachers.











3-    Condemned of Turkish military to destroy Kurdistan environment and nature and bombing

4-    Pressure government and parliament approve animal rights law

5-     Monthly Attends meeting of NGO with international NGO, Government and volunteers

6-     From 2014 until now writing stray animal control strategy plan and publish as a book before 4 October 2015 (World Animal Day).

7-     Monthly Supervising Kurdish local Maraze Goat project.

8-     Weekly Supervising Animals situation in Friday Market and reporting to government











9-      KOARP participated Successful Workshop about Protection of Kurdistan Nature from Pollution:
Dr.Sulaiman and Dr.Idress from KOARP participated successful workshop from 23-26 May 2015 that was organized by Nature Iraq organization in Sulaimia on ways of Kurdistan nature pollution and protection specially plastic and how make a campaign against any pollution phenomenon in future.











10-   World Migratory Day 2015 in Kurdistan celebration:
On 10 May 2015 KOARP, Aza protecting environment organization, Polytechnic Duhok university, Forest protecting police, and many environmental activist on Zerka top mountain celebrated World migratory Day 2015 in Kurdistan included many activities like rescues many partridges bought from Friday market from hand of hunters, burn hunters cages, awareness people throw many channel of media like Rudaw, Badinan, Warr and newspaper and magazine.












11-   World Veterinary Day 2015 in Kurdistan
on 29 April 2015 Kurdistan Veterinary syndicate /Duhok branch celebrate world veterinary day 2015 and Dr.Sulaimn T. Saeed had a speech in this day as a KOARP

12-Complete day with Badinansta Channel T.V
on 12 April 2015 Badinan sat Channel cover complete day with KOARP ‘s activities included :
1- visiting Maraz Kurdish Goat project.
2- Rescues stray animals.
3- Some awareness advice to stop hunting wildlife.

World Wildlife Day Celebration in Kurdistan

March 5th, 2015


On 3rd march 2015 , for the first time in all Iraq and Kurdistan Region and under slogan” We are all peshmarha of protecting Kurdistan’s environment  instead  of Environment’s peshmarga hose fitting ISIS”  the” World Wild life Day in Kurdistan” been celebrated by a group of Environment Friends Organization( Kurdistan for Animal Rights Protectionn organization, Water Kurdistan organization and Farashine environment protection organization).

The activities include:

An introduction of” World Wild life Day in Kurdistan” by Dr.Idres A.Qaro from KOARP.

A seminar on ” Cites  Convention, the importance of this convention and role of Kurdistan region to use this convention to save her wildlife by Dr.Sulaiman Tamer a president  and founder of KOARP.

  Short video film about” the important of Water in Kurdistan” by Mr.Abdulla Qadir from Water Kurdistan Organization.

A seminar on ” Environment pollution and protection” by Mr. Mohammed Zakholy From Farashin Environment protection Organization)

Distribution of brusher about ” World Wild life Day in Kurdistan”  containing WWD logo and quotation from the speech of Mr. Ban k. Moon on this occasion prepared by Dr.Sulaiman/KOARP

AN interviews with Dr.Sulaiman for WAar TV., Badinan sat, Kurdistan Tv., Duhok T V, Duhok radio on air”  daily Waar  and Avro newspaper”, On this occasion for education and awareness of people about this subjects.


 An interview with Dr.Sulaiman on this occasion by Sivora ( Squirrel) Children Magazine published in Duhok province, talking about the WWD by Dr.Sulaiman from KOARP .

Disteribution of BUroshur to children of Srod Primary  School in Duhok by Dr.Sulaiman /KOARP



Wildlife Development and Prevent hunting Regulations

January 11th, 2015












On 29th September 2014 Dr.Sulaiman T.Saeed a president and Founder of KOARP participated the ” Wildlife Development and Prevent hunting Regulations Draft Workshop” that hold by the Environment Improvement and protection Agency in Kurdistan Region /Erbil,the draft was debated by all attendance specially from side pshmerga protecting environment force , agriculture ministry ,forest police, hunters and KOARP.


Invitation for Training Course with Four PAWS- International Organization/Sofia -Bulgaria:

November 1st, 2014











Dr.Sulaiman jointed a training course of Stray animals operations in Stray Animal Vet.Clinic -Bankya /Sofia -Bulgaria from 08-26 September 2014.
The schedule of training course contains:
1-Hunting stray dog and cats from the street and territory, Spay and neuters, treatment and Vaccinations realize to the nature.



















2- Visiting to the Sofia Zoo

On 16 September 2014 Dr.Sulaiman visited Four –PAWS International Organization’s main office of Bulgaria in Sofia and warm welcomed by Dr. Marina Ivanova a project Manager of Bulgarian office and after many discussion on stray animals care and Bulgarian animal law , they together with other PAWS stuff visited the Sofia Zoo .

In the zoo all the visitors was welcomed by the zoo manager and Irena Sahatchieva a PR and International Affair Coordinator of Zoo and after a brief presentation about all kind of animals, number of animals, distributions of animal. Food, source of animals ,budget ,history of the Zoo was presented by the manager , all the visitors makes a tour around all the zoo.











3-Dancing Bear Park Belitsa:
On 20 -21 September 2014 a Dancing Bear park Balitsa invited Dr.Sulaiman Tamer as a part of training course in Bulgaria with Four PAWS -International organization, during this period visited morning and evening all part of park and viewed ways of feeding, kind of food, management system, monitoring and how visitor can see the animals and donation to park.