IRAQ’s first-time member of the HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL – Iraq’s Modern History…

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  • In 1920s the institution of slaverywas abolished in Iraq.
  • In 1921 the establishment of the State of Iraq, King Faisal was the first king of Iraq, his reign continued from 1921 to 1933.
  • On 3 October 1932, Iraq became a member of the League of Nations.
  • In 1945:
    • Iraq became a founding member of the Arab League.
    • Joined the United Nations as a founding member.
  • In 1945 Iraq was a founding member of the World Bank.
  • On December 31, 1945. Iraq, as a founding member, signed the Articles of Agreement for the IMF.
  • In 1960 Iraq was among the five founding members of the OPEC.

IRAQ’s first-time candidature to the HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL