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- Section : Iraq
Baghdad / Obelisk: The Federal Integrity Commission announced, on Monday, November 15, 2021, the issuance of a directive from the Office of the Prime Minister obligating ministries and agencies not affiliated with a ministry and all governorates, in coordination with them in conferences, meetings, and areas related to the contents of the international anti-corruption agreements.
In a statement received by the obelisk, the commission stated that “the office of the Prime Minister confirmed that this directive comes within the framework of the efforts and endeavors of the Republic of Iraq to combat corruption, and in line with the contents of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, to which Iraq joined, under Law No. (35) of the year 2007”.
She added that “the directive, in coordination with the Commission, comes from being the official body concerned with representing Iraq in the UN Convention, and the contents of the provisions of its effective Law No. 30 of 2011, as amended, and in order to unify efforts aimed at strengthening cooperation between state institutions and relevant authorities, to avoid confusion and to avoid conflict.” .
She pointed out that “Iraq has ratified the Arab Convention against Corruption under Law No. 94 of 2012, in order to enhance Arab cooperation in the fields of preventing, combating and exposing corruption in all its forms, so the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers attributed the authority to be the official body representing Iraq in this agreement.”