The two days workshop consisted of seven comprehensive sessions about Iraq’s financial laws and ways to decentralize financial management.
On August 17 and 18, 2017, IRIS and AUIS hosted a two days Financial Management Law Workshop part of the Fiscal Federalism, Decentralization and Resilience Building Project in Iraq. The three-year project is jointly led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Institute on Governance (IOG), independent, Canada-based, not-for-profit public interest institution with offices in Baghdad, Iraq. The two-day workshop covered topics such as the current Financial Management Law and budget process, obstacles to the adoption of a decentralized system, and the work of the Finance Committee. It convened 55 participants from various ministries, as well as parliamentarians.
Read more about the project here.