IMF Staff Completes 2020 Article IV Mission with Iraq

February 11, 2021 Washington, DC: On February 8, 2021 the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Iraq. The COVID-19 pandemic and a sharp decline in oil revenues have exacerbated Iraq’s longstanding economic vulnerabilities. Real GDP contracted by an estimated 11 percent in 2020, reflecting a slowdown in non-

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Humam Miscone*: In Iraq: 73 Development Documents Were Prepared Since 2003, But What about Implementation, Outputs and Impact Assessment?

Since 2003, a total of 73 development policy, strategy, plan, roadmap, masterplan and government programme were prepared on the national, regional, local and sectoral levels. A list of these documents arranged in chronological sequence of the date of completion or approval is provided at the end of this article.   These documents covered most of the economic, social,

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GIZ-PSD Iraq and Iraqi Economists Network (IEN) Joint Initiative to Promote Young Iraqi Economist researchers – Remider an Extension of the Deadline

CALL FOR PROPOSALS   The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federal enterprise with worldwide operations. GIZ supports the German Government in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ is also engaged in international education activities around the globe. Through our work we assist people and societies i

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