Engaging with the world: Iraq’s foreign policy priorities Iraq is committed to playing a positive role on the regional stage. 🇮🇶 In the 6th policy dialogue, Dr. Hisham Al Alawi, Deputy Foreign Ministry for Political Planning, discussed Iraq’s foreign policy priorities. Key takeaways: Protecting Iraq’s security and stability Expanding bilateral diplomatic relations Re-engaging the international community in Iraq’s reconstruction and development #PolicyDialogue #YourPlatformForPositiveChange 109 Views

Climate Change and Minorities in Iraq: Challenges and Adaptation Opportunities

Climate Change and Minorities in Iraq: Challenges and Adaptation Opportunities

Climate Change and Minorities in Iraq: Challenges and Adaptation Opportunities Morooj Mohammed Researcher and activist specializing in minority rights issues The researcher discusses the impact of climate change on religious minorities in specific regions of Iraq, where climate change has contributed to increased suffering and challenges they face, as most of them live in agricultural areas directly affected by climate change. It has also impacted their ability to practice their traditions. The researcher proposes a…

PSDIraq delegation confers with Dr. ‪Luay Al Khatteeb

PSDIraq delegation confers with Dr. ‪Luay Al Khatteeb

Exploring the nexus of institution-building and statecraft, PSDIraq delegation confers with Dr. Luay Al Khatteeb in anticipation of the Public Policies Forum. Insightful discussions pave the way for constructive dialogue and strategic collaborations. #PolicyForum #YourPlatformForPositiveChange 166 Views

The Problem of the Developmental Viability of Small Projects and the Developmental Alternative

The Problem of the Developmental Viability of Small Projects and the Developmental Alternative

The Problem of the Developmental Viability of Small Projects and the Developmental Alternative Dr. Hamed Raheem Economic Development and Reform Specialist The paper aims to outline the magnitude of financial resources directed towards the policy of supporting small economic projects after the year of political change, and to illustrate the outcomes of these financial resources. Additionally, it proposes an alternative policy in light of developmental economic theory that aligns with prevailing objective factors. This alternative…

A delegation from the Platform Center visits the American University in Baghdad

A delegation from the Platform Center visits the American University in Baghdad

Preparing for the First Public Policy Forum, a delegation from the Platform Center visits the American University in Baghdad. They meet with Dr. Hassan Nazem, Vice President of the University, and Dr. Mirna, Head of the University’s Water Center, to discuss future cooperation and the implementation of joint programs. 70 Views

Establishment of the “Entrepreneurial Investment Fund” from the Iraq Development Fund and the management by the private sector

Establishment of the “Entrepreneurial Investment Fund” from the Iraq Development Fund and the management by the private sector

Establishment of the “Entrepreneurial Investment Fund” from the Iraq Development Fund and the management by the private sector Ahmed Rafea Amidst the evolving economic landscape and the urgent need to address unemployment, Iraq stands at a critical juncture. The main focus of our policy report revolves around a pivotal proposal: redirecting a portion of the currently underutilized public investment budget across various government sectors towards bolstering the private sector. This strategic reallocation, aligned with the…

Poverty and the Food Ration Card: Analysis of Impact and Future Challenges

Poverty and the Food Ration Card: Analysis of Impact and Future Challenges

Poverty and the Food Ration Card: Analysis of Impact and Future Challenges Alaa Hilal The food ration card system is one of the largest public distribution systems in the world. Initially, it covered all Iraqi citizens regardless of their specific circumstances and living conditions. Over the years, since its implementation in 1990 until today, this system has evolved through accumulated experience. It no longer includes all Iraqis but rather most of them, excluding employees in…

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