About us

WHO WE ARE

Civil Development Organization (CDO) is an independent non-governmental and non-profit organization. Since 2001 CDO has been one of the most active NGOs in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq cooperating with local NGOs being involved in regional and international networks and working in partnership with international organizations and UN agencies.
CDO was founded in the interest of defending the human rights of the marginalized groups. Accordingly,CDO has directed its efforts towards assisting mainly Syrian and Iranian asylum seekers and refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), host communities, minorities, people with specific needs and the most vulnerable in society. Moreover, CDO focuses on reducing the gender gap by fighting societal exclusion of women and violence against women. By reaching wide, CDO aims to ensure welfare and developing a society in which all are entitled to basic rights.
CDO completes its projects through managing projects properly as per the agreements with its partners and holding numerous discussion sessions with targeted groups and hear their voices about their concerns as well as shares its data, challenges and ongoing progress and achievements with peer organizations through daily communications and by attending different related cluster meetings.ARE

What  We Do

PROTECTION

Refugees and internally displaced persons experience loss of not only personal property, but the security of social ties and community trust. The process of emigrating to a new community leaves many

BASIC SERVICES

Both in emergency situations and following resettlement availability of basic services is vital. These include the very basic means of living that are indispensible for subsistence. In terms of emer

WOMEN

Women’s rights are often institutionally undermined by law or custom causing women, more often than men, to suffer from economic, political and social inferiority. Working towards a more equal

CHILDREN AND YOUTH

In the years reserved for development and learning children and adolescents in conflict areas experience damaging interruptions in their upbringing. Conflict leaves children and youth vulnerable to

HUMAN RIGHTS

The people of Iraq have seen multiple wars and civil unrest both directly affecting the population and surrounding it. The divides between ethnicities, tribes and political and religious groups are

DEMOCRACY PROMOTION

An inclusionary society calls for a truly democratic system. With a large number of marginalised and vulnerable persons it is crucial that democratic processes are in place to ensure all voices are

CAPACITY BUILDING

We do not work on our own. We cooperate with a wide range of
international organisations and NGOs. CDO is therefore in a unique
position to share its experiences with local NGOs. We do

Where we work

Head Quarter

Kirkuk Office

Salahaddin Office

Areas of Operation

  • Kurdistan Region of Iraq
  • Kirkuk
  • Salah ad Din
  • Diyala
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CONTACT US
Address: Iraq, Kurdistan Region, Sulaymaniyah, Raparen Street, BranchNo. 102,Building 1

Phone : +964(0)53 320 6703
+964(0)770 963 4095
+964(0)750 111 3118

Email:  info@cdo-iraq.com

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Iraq ,Kurdistan Region , Sulaymaniyah, Raparen Street, Branch No. 102,Building 1

+964(0)53 320 6703
+964(0)770 963 4095
+964(0)750 111 3118

donation@cdo-iraq.com
info@cdo-iraq.com

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Iraq ,Kurdistan Region , Sulaymaniyah, Raparen Street, Branch No. 102,Building 1

+964(0)53 320 6703
+964(0)770 963 4095
+964(0)750 111 3118

donation@cdo-iraq.com
info@cdo-iraq.com

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