Politics in Iraq – A New Generation

July 2, 2020
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Sarkawt Shamsulddin discusses why he decided to join government, the individuals he consulted during the decision-making process, and how he engages with his constituents.

Sarkawt is a member of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, elected in 2018. Prior to joining government, Sarkawt was a journalist and worked for many organizations including the Kurdish Policy Foundation and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America.

*The song “Get Involved,” was created and produced by the Music as a Messenger for Democracy working group.

**The views expressed in this post represent the opinions and analysis of the interviewee and do not necessarily reflect those of the World Movement for Democracy or its staff.