As a part of the mission of the President of the University of Duhok, Prof. Mosleh Duhoky, to consolidate the university international relations with the outside world, he made a successful visit to the American Consulate in Erbil on the 12th of January 2016. Prof. Duhoky met with the Consul General Mr. Matthias Mitman and with the Public Diplomacy Desk Office Mr. Doug Morrow. The two parties discussed the ongoing project with New York University on peace building and conflict resolution. Prof. Duhoky also shared with the Consul General the intention of the UoD to start a unique bachelor degree in Peace building and conflict resolution. Such a degree is very much needed in our region and it is going to be unique degree program among the neighboring countries.
It is worth mentioning that the American Consulate General in Erbil co- sponsored several projects at the UoD through the American State Department like , the American Corner, TOEFL Exam Center, Certificate Program for NGOs, English Teachers project and the very successful linkages program and Projects on peace and conflict resolution .
Prof. Duhoky was accompanied by Dr. Tom Hill from New York University and the Director of the Peace and conflict project, and Prof. Rund A. Hammoudi the Director of International Relations during his visit.