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IMG Town Hall Meeting Schedule: May – June 2011

April 18, 2014
- No. Province Date of Town Hall Meeting Venue 1 Wasit 05/23/2011 Agriculture Education Hall 2 Basra 05/25/2011 Cultural Center of Basra 3 Maysan 05/14/2011 Al-Huda Organization for Strategic Studies 4 Thi-Qar 05/05/2011 Thi-Qar Businessmen Center 5 Babil 05/26/2011 Rehabilitation Center of Wounded 6 Baghdad 05/15/2011 Zafarania Youth Forum 7 Karbala 05/25/2011 Shabab Al-Hur Center 8 Najaf 05/24/2011 Al-Najef  Hotel 9 Al-Muthana 06/21/2011 Samawa Youth Forum 10 Anbar 05/26/2011 Ramadi Local council Hall 11 Kirkuk 05/26/2011 Kirkuk Cultural Center


Coalition Building Meetings: February – March 2011

April 18, 2014
- During the month of February 2011, IF successfully implemented three coalition building meetings across  Iraq, including the the mid-south region, in Baghdad region, as well as the north-western region as part of the Provincial Accountability and Governance (PAG) project. During these meetings, IF’s Integrity Monitoring Groups (IMGs) exchanged information about their activities, discussed successes and challenges, identified best practices, and coordinated their outreach efforts aimed at goverment officials, the media, and the public. Schedule of coalition building meetings in Feb. 2011: No. Province of Implementation Date of Participating IMGs 1 Karbala(Mid-South) February 27-28, 2011 IMG from Karbala, Najef, Wasit, Al-Qadisiyaah 2 Baghdad Region February 20-21, 2011 IMGs from Baghdad, Anbar, Babil, and Diyala 3 Ninawa( North-West) February 23-24, 2011 IMGs from Salah Al-Deen, Kirkuk, and Ninawa 4 Basra (South) March 29- 30, 2011 IMGs from Basra, Maysan, Dhi Qar, Al-Muthanna … Continue reading


IMGs Hold Town Hall Meetings: January – February 2011

April 18, 2014
- During the months January and February 2011, IF partner NGOs and IMGs successfully completed the implementation of 14 town-hall meetings in 14 provinces. During those town-hall meetings, the general public was able to interact face to face with the government officials of their provinces, who in return addressed the people’s inquiries and explained anti-corruption efforts and procedures adopted by the local governments. The IMGs presented interim reports on the status of the Agenda for Change being implimented in their province and invited provincial officials to discuss the findings and recommendations delivered by the IMGs and the general public. No. Province Date of Town Hall Meeting Venue 1 Wasit 02/09/2011 Meeting hall of  Youth and Sports Directorate 2 Basra 02/08/2011 Culture Center of Basra 3 Maysan 02/12/2011 Al-Huda Organization for Strategic Studies 4 Thi-Qar 02/01/2011 Thi-Qar Businessmen Center 5 Babil 02/08/2011 … Continue reading


PAG Meetings and Radio Talk Shows: January 2011

April 18, 2014
- Basra Province: Radio talk show on 01/04/2011 with Basra provincial council member, Head of the Education Committee in Basra PC, Mr. Ganim  Abid Al-Ameer. Basra IMG visit to Basra PC on 01/02/2011 and meeting with Basra PC member, Mr. Walled Abbas   Thi-Qar Province: Implementation of Agenda for Change activities for the month of January 2011 in Thi-Qar province (hold anti-corruption workshops for government officials). Below are photos of anti-corruption workshop for the Municipal directorate of Thi-Qar in 01/02/2011 Radio talk show with Officials from Thi-Qar province department of education and a Provincial council Member on 01/06/2011