Mr Hemen Hawrami is currently a member of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Leadership Council and the head of its Foreign Relations Office. Mr. Hawrami is the youngest member of KDP Leadership.
Born in 1976 in the town of Halabja (the scene of genocidal chemical bombardment by the regime of Saddam Hussein in 1988), Mr. Hawrami graduated with a B.A degree in English literature in 1999 from the University of the Capital of Iraqi Kurdistan (Erbil), Salahaddin University. He was an active member of Kurdistan Students Union from 1989 to 2000. Prior to his graduation from 1999, he served in the KDP Media writing extensively on political matters relating to the politics of Kurdistan, Middle East and international politics. He also translated wide variety of political writings from English to Kurdish and vice- versa until 2002. He also occupied several positions engaged in public relations and other KDP organisational positions.