Iraq 2030 is the future we hope for
Within the framework of the World Development Agenda 2015-2030, the Ministry of Planning began its work on the preparation of a plan within the framework of this global agenda represented by the formation of the National Commission for Sustainable Development under the chairmanship of Minister of Planning Dr. Salman Jumaili.
The committee began its work by forming a group of work teams according to the axes of the global agenda, as well as working on holding four conferences to prepare a roadmap in a sustainable development framework. The first scientific conference was held on November 24, 2016 under the slogan of Iraq 2030 .. The future we aspired to. Selected researchers through a series of important research according to the conference's axes.
The Iraqi Ministry of Planning organized the first scientific conference titled "Development Goals" Sustainable Development. Roadmap in a sustainable development framework) on Thursday, 24/11/2016 at the Melia Mansour Hotel in the presence of a selection of officials, the Minister of Electricity, the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, counting Members of provincial councils, advisors, private sector representatives, civil society organizations, academicians from Iraqi universities, experts and researchers as well as representatives of a number of international organizations working in Iraq and related bodies and a number of employees of the Ministry of Planning , Presented a research and studies group to serve as a starting point for the formulation of a national vision and strategy for sustainable development 2030, including a vision proposed by the Ministry of Planning.
The conference also sought to adopt a national project that would allow the integration of the goals and objectives of sustainable development into national plans and measure progress based on the internationally adopted indicators and thus represent the first phase of the four stages of the strategy to formulate and launch it as a national and international commitment.
Based on the above, the conference stressed the importance of the political will to adopt the objectives of sustainable development and the development of a national vision for the strategy as well as the effective partnership between development partners (private sector, civil society and academics as well as international bodies).