Ismaeel Dawood


Via Tealdi 36 , Pisa, PI , Italy
Mobile : +39 3772748668  
Skype : Ismaeeld2

Associated Partner Organisation
Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI)

Organisation Background

Ismaeel Dawood, Baghdad (1970) is an Iraqi Human Right Defender, works as a Policy and advocacy officer, for the ICSSI and the Italian nongovernmental organization Un Ponte Per (

Researcher in Politics and Human Rights at the Scuola Superiore Santí Anna, Pisa, Italy (

Member of the Advisory Committee of the International Institute for Nonviolent Action (Novact) (

Worked intensively on the promotion and the monitoring of human rights, developing and implementing human rights defenders protection.

Observer to the UN's Universal Periodical Review (UPR) for Iraq (2010)

Took part in the discussions on the protection of civilians with the Protection Out Come Team part UN Country team in Iraq for the years 2007-2008 and participated in the discussion about the national institutions for human rights in Iraq.


The Desire for Change : Iraqi demonstrations mark the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq!

Private war is still ongoing in Iraq!

Areas of special interest / expertise

  • Human Rights Research
  • Capacity building
  • Protection of Human rights defenders
  • Civil society empowerment
  • Middle East
  • Iraq