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PAG Update: December 2011

April 18, 2014
- Schedule of IMG Consultation Meetings & IMG Meeting with the Provincial Councils No. Province   Date of Meeting with  PC   Date of IMG Consultation  Meeting 1 Baghdad 12/18/2011 12/15/2011 2 Diyala 12/7/2011 12/5/2011 3 Ninawa 12/22/2011 12/3/2011 4 Wasit 12/6/2011 12/4/2011 5 Diwaniya 12/12/2011 12/10/2011 6 Anbar 12/13/2011 12/3/2011 7 Babil 12/13/2011 12/5/2011 8 Maysan 12/20/2011 12/19/2011 9 Basra 12/11/2011 12/7/2011 10 Al-Muthanna 12/11/2011 12/10/2011 11 Thi-Qar 12/11/2011 12/6/2011 12 Kirkuk 12/15/2011 12/18/2011 13 Najaf 12/24/2011 12/26/2011 14 Salah Al-Deen 12/9/2011 12/2/2011 15 Karbala 12/10/2011 12/12/2011 Selected Photos from Activities: Meeting with Provincial Council in Baghdad, 12/18: IMG Consultation Meeting in Baghdad, 12/15: Meeting with Provincial Council in Babil, 12/13: IMG Consultation Meeting in Ninawa, 12/22: IMG Consultation Meeting in Anbar, 12/3: IMG Consultation Meeting in Thi Qar, 12/6: Meeting with Provincial Council in Thi Qar, 12/11: IMG Consultation … Continue reading


IMG Town Hall Meeting Schedule: November – December 2011

April 18, 2014
- During the months of November and December 2011, IF facilitated the implementation of 13 town hall meetings in 13 Iraqi provinces. Local officials, the media, and the general public attended those meeting. During those meetings, the IMGs presented interim reports on the status of the Agenda for Change in their provinces and invited government officials to discuss the findings and recommendations addressed by the IMGs and the general public. Town Hall Meeting Schedule Province Date 1 Baghdad 11/24/2011 2 Diyala 12/07/2011 3 Ninawa 12/17/2011 4 Wasit 12/15/2011 5 Al-Qadisiyyah —— 6 Anbar —— 7 Babil 12/15/2011 8 Maysan 12/24/2011 9 Basra 12/29/2011 10 Al-Muthanna 12/12/2011 11 Thi-Qar 12/22/2011 12 Kirkuk 12/17/2011 13 Najaf 12/13/2011 14 Salah Al-Deen 12/13/2011 15 Karbala 11/26/2011


National Anti-Corruption Strategy Workshop: November 30 – December 1, 2011

April 18, 2014
- On November 30 and December 01, 2011, IF implemented a two-day training of trainers (TOT) workshop on Iraq’s National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NAS). The workshop was held at the Commission of Integrity headquarters in Baghdad. Two members from each of the 15 Integrity Monitoring Groups attended the training. During the workshop, IMG members recieved expert trainging from the Commission on Itegrity on the following subjects, relevant to Iraq’s National Strategy: General Concepts and terminology used in the NAS Strengths and weakness in the NAS Implementation strategy of the NAS Legal framework of the strategy Laws that need to be issued to supplement and strengthen the strategy Role of each party in the implementation of the strategy (NGOs, government, media, general public, educational institutions, Commission of Integrity). With this training, IF’s IMGs are empowered to address their local communities about the NAS … Continue reading


IF Creates National Network to Promote Good Governance and Fight Corruption

April 18, 2014
- From November 2-5 2011, IF held a four-day National Meeting in the Erbil province for the 15 Integrity Monitoring Groups (IMGs) established as part of the Provincial Accountability and Governance Project (PAG). A total of 90 participants from across Iraq attended the National Meeting, including officials from the Commission of Integrity, IMG members, provincial officials, and IF staff.  The goal of the National Meeting was to provide participants with a networking opportunity and spur the creation of a formal national network to advocate for good governance and fight corruption at the national level based on a unified, national Agenda for Change.  Over the last two years, IMGs have created and implemented Agendas for Change at the provincial level.  Based on these groups’ individual experiences, participants have agreed on a draft version of a National Agenda for Change during the National … Continue reading