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IF Holds Final PAG Press Conference: April 26, 2012

April 18, 2014
- On April 26, IF held a press conference for the release of the final PAG report. Over 200 persons were in attendance, including major media outlets. The conference began at 10 AM with a brief introduction by Ms. Suhaila Al-Assadi, PAG Program Manager. Ms. Al-Assadi discussed the significant cooperation of government institutions with the Iraq Foundation as a key component of the 3-year program. She specifically offered thanks to those that contributed to the project particularly, participating organizations, members of the 15 IMGs in each province, and the Commission on Integrity, which provided assistance in developing a training curriculum and provided trainings to IMG members on the National Anti-Corruption Strategy and attending key program activities. She also congratulated Ms. Rend AlRahim, Ms. Selwa Gailani and all IF staff on the success of the project. Following Ms. Al-Assadi’s introduction, Dr. Salah … Continue reading


PAG Update: March – April 2012

April 18, 2014
- In the months of March and April, IF continued to engage youth and the local community in combating corruption. Specifically, local partners facilitated 3 additional youth activities according to the second no-cost extension granted to IF for this project. Additional activities occured in Baghdad, Thi Qar and Ninawa provinces. In Ninawa, youth released a hot air balloon displaying the slogan of the project, “No to Corruption… Yes to Transparency,” and also marched with signs denouncing corruption in a large community exhibit! In Thi Qar, youth met with local media to arrange for anti-corruption PSAs to be broadcast! Staff continued to support efforts to bolster transparency locally. IF continued to coordinate a number of town hall meetings, which offer an opportunity for government officials and citizens to interface directly and discuss issues facing the community. In Ninawa province, the local IMG … Continue reading