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Description/achievement of initiative

Goal: To have a sustainable, stable and prosperous Iraq where all present and future generations can live in peace and harmony with other nations and where all resources are utilised in a sustainable manner catering to the well-being of Iraq?s current and future generations and ecosystems.

1. Promotion of the formulation of Iraq National Sustainable Development Strategy (INSDS) document for Iraq.
2. Effective cooperation mechanism among relevant stakeholders, including public authorities, intergovernmental organisations, private sector, including small and large businesses; local and international NGOs, children, youth and women's groups, labour organisations, UN agencies, and others working in the field of sustainable development.
3. Promotion of knowledge building, awareness, networking and partnerships among relevant groups of Iraqi Society about sustainable development;
4. Promotion of a problem-solving applied research programme at the national and local levels;
5. Promotion and contribution to the formulation, development and implementation of a National Sustainable Development Strategy Framework (NSDSF) for Iraq,
6. Promotion of Sectoral Sustainable Development Strategies (SSDS) at the national and local levels;
7. Development and Implementation of Poverty Alleviation Strategy;
8. Promotion of an Environmentally Sound Technology Plan for Iraq,
9. Establishment and promotion of an Integrated Pilot schemes package for the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Iraq that could be funded by donor countries, including education, health, clean energy, agriculture, housing, and capacity building;
10. Establishment of a Sustainable Iraqi Community Fund (SIrCoF) to contribute to the sustainable reconstruction and development of Iraq;
11. Establishment of intensive sustainable development capacity-building activities, including a comprehensive capacity building/development programme that should complement the on-going similar activities undertaken by public and private agencies in Iraq, as well as benefiting from other programmes such as the UNDP Capacity 2015.

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Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Government of Iraq - Council of Ministers-Kurdistan Regional Government
Major Groups:
Sustainable Development International (SDI) (United Arab Emirates)
SkyFi Network (Bahrain)
Al Kair Association for Patronage, Orphans and Widows (Iraq)
Al Majd Rehabilitation (Iraq)
AlSharq Group for Training and Development (AGTD), (Iraq)
Alerteqa?a Association for Growth and Development (Iraq)
Association of University Lecturers (AUL) (Iraq)
Culture House Foundation (CHF) (Iraq)
Dar Al Amarah Consultants (Iraq)
Dijlah & Furat Bank for Development and Investment, Iraq (Iraq)
Ethos Carbon (Iraq)
Iraq Development Foundation (IDF) (Iraq)
Iraq Medical Association (Iraq)
National Company for Communications Technology (NCCT) (Iraq)
Progress Institute For Development Policies, Iraq (Iraq)
United for Computers and Communications (UCC), (Iraq)
SETS (Lebanon)
International Corporation Services (Malaysia)
T&D (Malaysia)
GULFTEC (United Arab Emirates)
Silverline Aviation (United Arab Emirates)
UMRA for Computers and Networking Consultancy (United Arab Emirates)
Earth Resources Corporation (ERC) (United States of America)
Ethos Investment (United States of America)
Friends of the United Nations (United States of America)
Global Consortium for Sustainable Solutions (GCSS) (United States of America)
Maser Consulting (United States of America)
Prescott College (United States of America)
World Association of Non Governmental Organizations (WANGO) (United States of America)

UN System:
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)/Iraq (Jordan)
Other intergovernmental organizations:
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Date of completion: 2018-05-01
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