Gesellschaft fuer bedrohte Voelker, Associazione per i popoli minacciati: On June 25. and 26. 2011, Halabja's mayor, Khder Kareem, will be awarded with the Peace Prize of the International Peace Bureau (IPB) of Italy. During the award conference, in which Khder Kareem will be present, a cooperation agreement will be signed between the university of Halabja and the department for oriental studies of the Ravenna section of the university of Bologna. The Kurdish mayor will also use the opportunity to commemorate the tragic death of 5,000 people through the attacks with poison gas by the Iraqi army on March 16, 1988. The world should work for peace and equal respect for all people as is done with the quota system in the government in Kurdistan.