Tag Archives | Decentralisation

Iraq invites Investors for new Wasit Industrial City

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Industry has reportedly invited investors for its new Wasit Industrial City. The Director of Planning at the Industrial Cities Authority of the Ministry, Amal Hassan Al-Bazzouni, told Al-Sabaah news agency that the authority was keen to make the industrial city environmentally friendly. The development will cover an area of […]

Local Development Programme prioritizes Decentralization

Steering Committee of EU-funded local development programme prioritizes decentralization and donor coordination The Steering Committee of the programme Supporting Recovery and Stability in Iraq through Local Development held its second meeting on 08 March 2021, online, to discuss the way forward. The programme is funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the United […]

Understanding the Failings of Decentralisation in Iraq

By Ali Al-Mawlawi and Sajad Jiyad, for the London School of Economics (LSE) Middle East Centre. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Confusion and contention: understanding the failings of decentralisation in Iraq Iraq formally began the process of implementing decentralisation in 2015, […]

Abadi's Decentralisation Initiative

By Mustafa al-Kadhimi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A series of protests in the streets of Iraq has been going on since July 15. The protestors demand the improvement of services and the elimination of administrative and financial corruption prevailing in the […]