On November 12, Civil Development Organization-CDO received a delegation of Democrats 66 party which is a social-liberal political party in the Netherlands. The delegation was headed by Litvin Van Lange chairman of the committee for foreign affairs, Mylan Assas who is responsible of foreign relations and also a number of non-governmental and governmental officials. They were welcomed by CDO’s general director, administration and other staffs of CDO.

In the meeting Litvin gave a brief about their party, and then the general director of CDO briefed the delegation about CDO’s activities, projects and how they provide services to communities especially refugees and IDPs.

The aims of their visit were to further follow up and be aware of refugees and IDPs life conditions and how to support them through increasing Netherlands Government assistance to Kurdistan Region.

Both sides discussed women rights, education and building capacity of the organizations. They also visited Ashti IDP Camp and were welcomed by the

Camp Manager and discussed the obstacles that face them, then visited Women Social Service at Ashti IDP Camp.

When the delegation goes back to Netherlands, they will report the visit details and refer to the leader and their ministers in government, to their members of Europe and Netherlands parliaments, and also to media and public opinions.