Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, called on the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to multiply its efforts to help improve the educational and health situation in Iraq, particularly for children, stressing the need for supporting Iraqi children and protecting their rights, especially in the liberated areas after the displaced families return to them.
This came during a meeting with Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, Dr. Weil Fax, the director of the UNICEF office in Iraq, and his accompanying delegation, in His Eminence's office in Baghdad, on Tuesday March 17, 2015.
    For his part, Dr. Fax stated that he discussed with Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim the education needs in Iraq as this issue is one of the principle points of peace and development, confirming that the international organization is abided by improving education for the Iraqi children, helping in the return of displaced families to their cities, providing the adequate requirements and surpassing the problems and obstacles to provide the appropriate environment to educate children and protect them.