Tag Archives | e-Governance

Four Ideas to Improve the Business Climate in Iraq

Two business people with considerable experience in Iraq have shared their thoughts on how the Iraqi government could help to improve the climate for business in the country. Responding to a question from Iraq Business News (IBN) at the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)'s Tech Forum in Dubai earlier today, Laura Khudairi, of Iraq Venture […]

KRG hopes Digitalization will bring Investment

By Adam Lucente for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistan government in Iraq hopes digitalization will bring investment The Kurdistan Regional Government has made progress digitizing government services, but investors say more is needed to attract serious capital […]

Customs and Tax Automation Project completes Implementation Stages

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Finance, Taif Sami Mohammed, has held a meeting on the follow-up to the implementation of the automation project for customs and tax. The Minister said: "The completion of the automation project will contribute to the development of customs departments and improve their performance, by adopting a single window, modernizing […]

Digitization of Pension Management System in Kurdistan

UNDP, USAID and KRG support digitization of the Public Pension Management Information System in Kurdistan The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new Public Pension Management Information System (PPMIS) in Kurdistan. The system […]

KRG opens New Data Center

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Sunday visited the Kurdistan Regional Government's Department of Information Technology (DIT). After reviewing the work of the Department, Prime Minister Barzani inaugurated the government's Central Data Center, a sophisticated and protected system that provides information in all different sectors, and helps elevate the work of KRG institutions. Prime Minister […]

KRG launches new Digitised Driving Licence System

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has launched a digitised driving licence system. In a press release this week, KRG Prime Minister Barzani is seen renewing his own driving license using the new system. Prime Minister Barzani praised the Ministry of the Interior and the company in charge of implementing the new process, […]

Iraq signs MoU with UNDP on Digital Transformation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the government of Iraq to strengthen its digital services and build its e-governance capabilities under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today with Iraq's Council of Ministers Secretarial (ComSec). The MoU focuses on harnessing and increasing the use of information and communication technology to modernize government […]

New initiative by UNDP Digitalizes Iraq's Public Sector

Innovation first: new initiative by UNDP digitalizes Iraq's public sector Under the Digital Transformation and E-governance project - in Iraq-, Iraq's Council of Ministers Secretariat (COMSEC) with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and the Regional Hub in partnership with the implementing partner Estonia for e-Governance Academy, is launching a […]