IRO Organization Collaborates with Human Network to Deliver Training Workshop on Effective Needs Assessment

The IRO Organization has joined forces with the Human Network to orchestrate a comprehensive training program. This collaboration culminated in a training workshop centered around the details of needs assessment. 


The workshop drew participation from numerous NGOs and dedicated volunteers, constituting a cohort of 12 individuals.

The primary objective of the training was to equip attendees with the knowledge and tools necessary to carry out efficient needs assessments within their organizations and communities.

The morning session began with an insightful theoretical overview of needs assessment methodologies and best practices. Distinguished speakers shared their expertise, highlighting the importance of accurate needs assessment in the successful implementation of various humanitarian and community development projects. The interactive sessions encouraged participants to engage in discussions, allowing for the exchange of ideas and diverse perspectives.


The afternoon segment was dedicated to immersive practical sessions, allowing participants to apply the concepts learned earlier in the day. Attendees were divided into work groups, fostering collaboration and the exchange of real-world experiences. The hands-on exercises included mock needs assessment scenarios, where participants had the opportunity to work through challenges commonly encountered during assessments. These exercises enabled participants to develop problem-solving skills and gain confidence in their ability to navigate complex situations.

In conclusion, the training workshop on needs assessment proved to be a resounding success, empowering NGOs and volunteers with the essential skills needed to conduct impactful needs assessments. The event not only fostered skill development but also encouraged networking and collaboration among participants. The success of this workshop reinforces the importance of continued efforts to enhance the capacities of individuals and organizations working towards positive change in their communities.

june 5, 2023

World Environment Day


  On the occasion of World Environment Day, PAO and IRO Organizations and Human Network organized an event in the Sid Sadiq district of Sulaymaniyah Governorate. The event focused on the threats of plastic as a global challenge facing the globe. The event was attended by the District Mayor, representatives of the concerned departments and governmental institutions as well as citizens of the district.

The event included the following items:

-         Video about the beauty of Earth

-         Welcome speech and a brief about the objective of the event

-         Slideshow about World Environment Day  presented by Namo Majeed, Manager of IRO Organization

-          What have we done to Earth! A Short video

-          A short video about the harmful effects of plastic on health and the environment

-          A short talk by Mr. Arkan, representative of the Health Department, on the relationship between environmental pollution and health

-         A short video about the city of Sayed Sadiq

-         A brief presentation by the representative of Saeed Sadiq municipality about the city's environment, its surroundings, its problems and solutions

-         Recommendations and suggestions of citizens to the relevant authorities

The event concluded with the presence of local media and coverage of the event by interviewing the organizers of the activity.