HOW CAN IRAQ’S COMMISSION OF INTEGRITY IMPROVE ITS PERFORMANCE?

Iraq’s Commission of Integrity (COI) issued its annual report, highlighting its activities throughout 2018. The report is a valuable tool giving insight on how things are run in the commission, and an overall outline on the state of integrity in the country.

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THE CHALLENGE OF IRAQ ACHIEVING REAL PROGRESS AGAINST CORRUPTION

The High Council for Combatting Corruption has been making headlines since it was established as the Iraqi government’s latest effort to show its commitment in fighting corruption. At the annual Sulaimani Forum organized by the Institute of Regional and International Studies, the majority of speakers seemed to be in agreement that the problem in Iraq is corruption, putting greater pressure on the government’s new initiative to succeed.

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