The Iraq Foundation is a non-profit organization aiming to promote democracy, human rights,
and civil society in Iraq, and help Iraq in contributing to regional stability.


Happy Holidays!

December 23, 2019 - Announcements, News

We at the Iraq Foundation send our best wishes to friends, supporters, and colleagues during this holiday season and for the New Year!

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CALL FOR REGIONAL CONSULTANT APPLICATIONS TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR REGIONAL CONSULTANT¬† To Conduct a Study of Needs and Challenges for Women Running for Elected Office in Iraq Background The Iraqi constitution mandates a quota of 25% for women in the Council of Representatives (COR), the national parliament, and in the Provincial Councils (PCs), elected in each of the eighteen provinces. The existence of the quota since 2005 has helped many women assume elected office and raised the profile of women in politics. Despite this, women candidates have difficulty in winning seats in COR or in PCs on their own merit, without the quota system. According to statements by women candidates, women need support in a variety of areas in order to strengthen their candidacy and present a persuasive alternative to the electorate.¬† The Iraq Foundation (IF), an independent NGO working … Continue reading

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