Paper Launch: Politically Sanctioned Corruption and Barriers to Reform in Iraq
17/06/2021 2:00pm

This webinar, part of the Iraq Initiative project, will see the launch of a new Chatham House research paper, 'Politically Sanctioned Corruption and Barriers to Reform in Iraq', and a discussion from the authors, policymakers and other experts on the nature of Iraq's politically sanctioned corruption, the role of the special grades, and what international policymakers can do to navigate the nature of power and corruption within the Iraqi state, and insodoing, support meaningful reform. This webinar will be held on the record and will be livestreamed on the MENA Programme Facebook page.

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Mohammad al-Hakim, Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister on Economic Reform

Toby Dodge, Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science; Iraq Research Director, Conflict Research Programme; Associate Fellow, Chatham House

Maya Gebeily, Middle East Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Contributing Chair: Renad Mansour, Senior Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme; Director, Iraq Initiative, Chatham House