In Iraq, over the years, the inclusion of refugees into public services and policies has been gradually achieved in almost all sectors. Refugees have access to public services and have their rights fulfilled on par with the local community. The majority of refugees are hosted in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR- I), of which 36 per cent are in camp settings. Almost all of them are of Kurdish origin which may explain the high degree of acceptance by both authorities and the local population and thus, of inclusion. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has been exemplary in including refugees in its public services, such as access to health and now education, in line with the objectives of the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) and of the 3RP.
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