Archive for August 21, 2013

What is the UN Global Compact? “

The Global Compact asks companies to embrace universal principles and to partner with the United Nations. It has grown to become a critical platform for the UN to engage effectively with enlightened global business.” – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

08/21/2013 12:00 AM

Iraq has many achievements in the field of re-expansion of relations and restoration of international stature from being a country with many advantages, including wealth multiple reflecting robust economy and his accession to the level of developed countries, and acquired this reputation by its commitment to the conventions and covenants International Vtgda sometimes represented by the Centers Nizatih famous and in other committees prestigious and today it has been accepted Business Council Inc and joining the Global Compact of the United Altddh to score another success in his quest to take a leadership role among nations. (more…)


Economist: Iraq did not exploit his release from Chapter VII until today

August 20, 2013, 5:16 pm

Said economic expert on behalf of Jamil Antoine, Tuesday, that Iraq did not benefit from his release from the provisions of Chapter VII until today, attributing this to the absence of economic plans and the deteriorating security situation in the country. (more…)

Finance Committee: budget 2014 “election” .. Baghdad and Erbil to resolve their differences before reaching the Parliament
Range – 08/20/2013 – 2:03 pm

Warned the deputies and members of the Finance Committee, the parliamentary repeat the scenario of political debates which they are subject budget at the end of each year, and drew out that the differences that existed in last year’s budget between Baghdad and Erbil special allocations oil companies operating in the region and the allocation of the Peshmerga and the share of the regions of the budget subject to repeat this year not to hold the committees formed between the two parties any meeting so far, and accused the government of covering up the final accounts for the last four budgets. (more…)

08/21/2013 12:00 AM

Systems do not keep pace with banking modern

suffer the banking sector in Iraq from the many challenges and needs sweeping reforms with a view to carrying out its functions key to be able to keep up with international developments and work according to their standards. In this regard indicates banking expert Samir النصيري to malfunction significantly in the banking system boils down to having to huge liquidity but untapped promise this phenomenon Balemczuhh the banking activity. النصيري (more…)

21-08-2013 10:30 AM
Baghdad (newsletter). Economic analyst Ibrahim Al-Mashhadani warned of continued low growth rate of the economy index ALO ne due to dependence on oil as a major source of State revenue, indicating that the data of the Ministry of planning in respect of misleading and false economy.

He said Mashhadani (News Agency): the data issued by the Ministry of planning for the growth of the national economy are misleading and untrue it depends on the rate of oil production and export the budget rate (95%), according to other sectors such as agriculture, industry, tourism and services and others.

The Ministry of Planning and Development Cooperation on Wednesday for the stability of the inflation index for the month of July and a height of 2.5% annually.

This was according to the spokesman of the ministry Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi, noting that “the Central Bureau of Statistics of the Ministry of Planning completed the inflation report for the month of July 2013 on the basis of field data collection for prices of goods and services components of the consumer basket of selected sample of outlets in all governorates of Iraq” . (more…)

Download Judge Rahim Okkaily, former chairman of the Integrity Commission, the Iraqi judiciary and the Ministry of Interior ‘the brunt of the responsibility for prosecuting crimes of money laundering’, and stressed that they ‘failed to understand and apply the provisions of the Money Laundering Act’, returned crimes of money laundering as’ main artery to feed the terrorism in Iraq ‘.


08/21/2013 12:00 AM

source told a parliamentary early “Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network,” that a hearing on Thursday will discuss the security file.

comes at a time the House voted on Tuesday to draft a legal animal health and the ratification of the Convention on the Promotion and Protection of Investment between Iraq and Japan.

source told parliament: “The Parliament Speaker Osama Najafi told the heads of parliamentary blocs that Thursday’s meeting will be devoted mostly to discuss the security file.” (more…)