Search

 

Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

VZCZCXYZ0006
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHGB #3015 3210454
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 170454Z NOV 09
FM AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 5459

UNCLAS BAGHDAD 003015

SIPDIS

PLEASE PASS NEA-I

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL IZ
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL-THAMIREE

1. This is an action request.

2. Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act, post
requests the Department's assistance in screening the following
candidate from the Iraqi Security Forces who has been nominated to
participate in shipyard site visit, in the United States. Request
expedited processing due to immediate start date as indicated
below.

3. The name of the proposed candidate follows:

NAME: THAMER ABDULRAHAM NASER AL-THAMIREE

POSITION: RADM/Engineering Officer/Iraqi Navy/Ministry of Defense

DOB: 12 March 1962

TYPE OF TRAINING: Shipyard site visit IAW Patrol Boats offered GoI.

TRAINING LOCATION: New Orleans, USA

DATES OF TRAINING: 27 November - 03 Dec 2009

HILL

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

UN: Violations Of Palestinian Rights Puts Two-State Solution At Risk, Chief Warns
The situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, continues to pose a significant challenge to international peace and security, United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, said on Monday... More>>



Oxfam: Afghanistan Faces Multiple Crises

ActionStation, Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand, Christian World Service, Oxfam Aotearoa and World Vision New Zealand say that while Afghanistan faces chronic poverty, persistent droughts, war, the Covid-19 pandemic and an economic crisis, winter is about to bring a whole new set of challenges...More>>

AFTINET: New COVID Strain Postpones WTO Meeting

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Meeting scheduled for November 30-December 3 has been postponed indefinitely because the new Omicron strain of the COVID-19 virus in African countries with low vaccination rates prevents many African and other delegations from attending the meeting...
More>>


Focus On: UN SDGs

Food: Three Billion People Cannot Afford A Healthy Diet

Approximately three billion people, almost 40 per cent of the world’s population, cannot afford a healthy diet and another one billion people would join their ranks should further unpredictable events reduce incomes by one-third, the UN food agency said, launching a new report on Tuesday... More>>

COP26: Enough Of ‘Treating Nature Like A Toilet’ – Guterres Brings Stark Call For Climate Action To Glasgow
As the World Leaders Summit opened on day two of COP26, UN chief António Guterres sent a stark message to the international community. “We are digging our own graves”, he said, referring to the addiction to fossil fuels which threatens to push humanity and the planet, to the brink, through unsustainable global heating... More>>


Climate: ‘Vague’ Net Zero Promises Not Enough: Planet Still On Track For Catastrophic Heating, UN Report Warns

New and updated commitments made ahead of the pivotal climate conference COP26 in the past months are a positive step forward, but the world remains on track for a dangerous global temperature rise of at least 2.7°C this century even if fully met, a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has warned... More>>