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Private Sector Job Creation: the Cornerstone of International Development in Iraq

An often-repeated statistic about Iraq’s labour market is that at least 500,000 Iraqis enter the job market annually. This is similar to the crisis...

Call for Submissions: Towards Sustainable Job Creation in Iraq

Extending until the end of 2020, Iraq Energy Institute is pleased to announce running a series of monthly articles on sustainable job creation at...

Opinions on Iraqi Federalism: Structural Construction & Resource Sharing

In June, we asked two experts to discuss the current state of play of Iraqi federalism, in the context of past disputes and the...

Iraq Business Perspectives (Part 2): Iraq’s Untapped Financial Market & Iraqisation

In the second part of our series on Iraq’s business environment and investment climate, we hear more diverse views from two professionals working in...

Iraq Business Perspectives (Part 1): Internet Infrastructure & Stock Market Modernisation

Through May, we spoke to experts working in different sectors in Iraq, to hear their views on challenges and opportunities in the country in...

Exploring Tech in Iraq: ‘Hackasuly – Promoting tech literacy for a...

The following article was originally published by the Iraq Britain Business Council, as part of an ongoing collaboration between the Iraq Energy Institute and...

An Ecosystem is Born: Discussing Startup Weekend Baghdad with Ibrahim al...

Only 10 years ago, internet penetration in Iraq was incredibly low, hovering around 1-2%. Globally, development experts worried that the digital divide could be...

Leapfrog Logistics: Digitising Delivery in Iraq

In the second part of our series on Iraq’s burgeoning tech sector, we spoke with Sandoog CMO and co-founder Mustafa al Obaidi. Last week,...

Iraq’s New Digital Economy: An Interview with Mohammed Khudairi

This is the first in a series of interviews looking at Iraq’s emerging digital economy, beginning with a discussion on how Iraq can sustain...

Governance and Conflict Risk: The View from Iraq

A 2017 review of hundreds of studies on stable, peaceful governance points to where we have gone wrong in trying to foster development. What...

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