Tag Archives | Higher Judicial Council (HJC)

New Judicial Code of Conduct launched in Iraq

Strengthening judicial integrity in Iraq: New Judicial Code of Conduct launched today The Higher Judicial Council (HJC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the European Union Delegation in Iraq has today launched a Code of Conduct for judges and prosecutors across Iraq. Recently adopted by the Higher Judicial Council, the Code […]

Iraq's Electoral Commission Ends In Mass Resignation

By John Lee. Sources from Reuters have reported that Iraq's entire electoral commission have resigned en masse complaining of "political interference." The move comes following a conflict between the judiciary, legislature and the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) following a decision by the judiciary to disqualify candidates said to be of "ill repute." This could quite possibly […]

New Help Desk in Baghdad’s Oldest Court

A new legal help desk in Baghdad’s Rusafa Courthouse was inaugurated after Iraq’s Higher Judicial Council (HJC) partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Iraqi non-governmental organisation Dar Al Khibra to provide free legal services to indigent Iraqi citizens as part of a larger effort to strengthen the administration of and citizens’ access […]