Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq September 21, 2016 - The Kurdistan Regional Government has approved a new strategic framework to strengthen the Region’s social protection programs “The new Framework strengthens and aligns KRG’s social protection system with the KRG Vision 2020 by promoting more effective strategies for the labor market, for social insurance and for social safety nets, to protect the poor and vulnerable population and provide opportunities for our youth. This c ...
Under the leadership and direct supervision of the Minister of Planning HE Dr. Ali Sindi, the Ministry of Planning in the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) recently embarked on modernizing its public procurement system through a comprehensive and multi-faceted reform program supported by the World Bank. In line with the KRG 2020 Vision of ‘Effective, transparent, trusted and honest Government’, and as part of the 3-year economic reform plan aimed at “Achieving Shared Prosperi ...
(Baghdad/Erbil, 30 November 2015): Kyung-wha Kang, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs visited Baghdad and Erbil to discuss the humanitarian crisis. “The human cost of the crisis is devastating. We are extremely worried that all indicators point to a dramatically worsening situation in the months ahead,” Ms. Kang said“I spoke with women who had lost virtually everything. If we are to succeed in responding to their most basic needs, we need in ...
Under the auspices of the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government His Excellency Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, a Social Protection Development Forum was launched , September 21, 2015, in Erbil Saad Center. His Excellency Dr. Ali Sindi, Minister of Planning (KRG), opened the Forum. The Development Forum, which was also attended by His Excellency Mr. Mohammed Qadir, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs (KRG), heralded the need for Social Protection Reform in KRG, through overhauling the existing ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Regional Government-Iraq February 24, 2015 – Following the signing of four technical assistance activities between the World Bank Group and the Kurdistan Regional Government-Iraq (KRG) November 2014, the World Bank Group and KRG have launched on February 24 ,2015, the technical cooperation program for the development of a comprehensive Social Protection Strategic Framework for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The launch took place at an event heldunder the auspice of KRG Min ...
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A vision for the Future 2020
The overall development vision of the Kurdistan Regional Government is aKrudsitan Region of Iraq where all people enjoy the benefits of freedom,health,
welfare, and economic security and opportunity. The vision has been produced for three reasons. The first one is to have people know how the government
envisions the Regional developing and how the KRG is working to improve the people’s well-being. The second one is to unify the present thinking into an overall plan for the government in order that all parts of the government will work together for a common goal. The third one is to provide a framework under which the individual ministries could develop their detailed policies and goals through 2017, and so included five-year policy priorities
Spotlights: Facts Sheets
Ministry of Planning and RAND Corporation Phase 1 Joint reports
At the request of the KRG, the RAND Corporation had undertaken four studies with the aim of improving the economic and social development of the Kurdistan Region. The work by RAND was intended to help with the expansion of access to high quality education and health care, increase of the private sector development and employment, and designing a data collection system to support high priority policies. …Read more
Resolutions and regulations to terminate Public Investment Projects
To help companies and contractors that have been affected by both the KRG financial crisis as well as the delay of the advance funding and are unable to continue with the implementation of the KRG projects assigned to them,we have decided:
The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government has issued an optional resolution to KRG ministries, departments and institutions that refers to the termination and/or cancellation of the extension periods of the implementing public investment projects. Ministry of Planning and Ministry of Finance have decided on necessary regulations so as to put that resolution into action. KRG departments should observe the resolution and enforce it to terminate the projects and cancel the extension periods for them. Click on the links below for more information on:
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