The fourth session of the Ministry of Planning conference reviews the reality of sustainab ...

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The fourth session of the Ministry of Planning conference reviews the reality of sustainable development in the governorates of Basra, Karbala and Anbar
For the second day, the sessions of the expanded conference continued to review the development agenda towards a recovery plan responsive to the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic, which is being held by the Ministry of Planning and with the support of the United Nations Development Program. The fourth session, held today, Thursday, witnessed three presentations on sustainable development at the local level in Iraq, which were moderated by Director General of the Department of Regional and Local Development in the Ministry, Dr. Muhammad Al-Sayed. Mr. Omar Anwar from the Anbar Planning Directorate gave the first presentation on the voluntary local report for sustainable development in Anbar Governorate 2030, in which he explained that the report relied on the sustainable security model as the ambition agreed upon by specialists in the province to advance the development reality and draw a road map for sustainable development and how to achieve its seven goals The second presentation by the Director of the Karbala Planning Unit, Mr. Muhammad Al-Qazwini, dealt with a report on the sustainable development goals for the Holy Karbala Governorate 2018-2030. Al-Qazwini indicated that the goals included poverty reduction in addition to good health and well-being, and quality education as well as gender equality. , Decent work and economic growth, as well as sustainable cities and communities, climate action, as well as peace, justice and strong institutions. The third presentation included the voluntary report of Basra Governorate. It was presented by Mr. Ali Subaih from the Basra Planning Directorate, who confirmed that the report aims to assess the current situation from the economic, social, demographic, scientific and educational reality of the governorate, as well as laying down a baseline for launching and following up the progress in achieving the goals
- Determining priorities according to the governorate’s needs to change the current situation, as well as identifying opportunities and challenges and making use of them in identifying strengths and weaknesses, and identifying future goals and placing them in front of the various institutions concerned with achieving sustainable development goals in order to reach the governorate’s vision in 2030