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The Brand: Dubai Silicon Oasis

The Brand: Dubai Silicon Oasis

Based on UAE Vision 2021 and Dubai Plan 2021, Dubai Silicon Oasis, an integrated high-tech free zone, is implementing a range of smart city solutions, and preparing government entities for the post-oil...

United Arab Emirates
01 Apr 2017

Making Cities More Resilient

Making Cities More Resilient

Here is a snapshot of why sustainable infrastructure projects are vital for cities across the globe.

Mega Trends
02 Jan 2017

Morocco — Top African Market for Investing in Renewables

Morocco — Top African Market for Investing in Renewables

Morocco is considered as one of the world’s top destinations for investment in renewable energy. The country contains around $30 billion worth of potential investment opportunities in the renewable energy...

Morocco
20 Aug 2016

10 things to know about the UAE’s renewable energy landscape

10 things to know about the UAE’s renewable energy landscape

Renewable energy plays a crucial role in the UAE’s economic growth & diversification plans. The UAE aims to bolster its regional position as a role model for sustainable development.

United Arab Emirates
17 Aug 2016

Dubai Industrial Strategy

Dubai Industrial Strategy

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid has approved Dubai Industrial Strategy that aims to make Dubai a home for innovators for industrial production.

United Arab Emirates
28 Jun 2016

Blue Growth: Maritime Industry in Turkey

Blue Growth: Maritime Industry in Turkey

Here is a snapshot of why maritime sector plays a strategic role in Turkey’s economic development plans.

Turkey
09 Jun 2016

Safeguarding Financial Stability & Developing a Modern Economy

Safeguarding Financial Stability & Developing a Modern Economy

H.E. Nechirvan Barzani, the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, on his vision to achieve economic stability and sustainable growth in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
07 Jun 2016

Dubai Maritime

Dubai Maritime

Dubai places considerable importance on the maritime industry in its wider plans to continue to diversify its economy.

United Arab Emirates
12 Apr 2016

Educational Reform & Capacity Building

Educational Reform & Capacity Building

By Jacob Shapiro
At the Rwanga Foundation we believe that education is an investment in future.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

The Yezidi Genocide

The Yezidi Genocide

By Tim Mewmaw
Tim Mewmaw is currently writing a novel, titled: Wearing a Niqab, to memorialize the Yezidi’s strength in the face of the Islamic State’s onslaught over the past 14 months.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

Taxation in the Kurdistan Region

Taxation in the Kurdistan Region

As a semi-autonomous Region, the Kurdistan Region has introduced certain tax laws and practices that diverge from the position in Federal Iraq.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

Shifting Trends of the Kurdistan Job Market

Shifting Trends of the Kurdistan Job Market

By Allegra E. Klein, Chief Operating Officer, MSELECT
The Kurdistan region has experienced a series of economic blows in the past 18 months, the effects of which have been profoundly fel...

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

The Impact of the Humanitarian Crises on Human Security

The Impact of the Humanitarian Crises on Human Security

The on-going structural conflict in Iraq coupled with the advance of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq has severely compromised human security in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

Social Security Exemptions for Oil Companies

Social Security Exemptions for Oil Companies

Social security exemptions for oil companies operating in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, writes Alain M. Hannouche.

Kurdistan Region
01 Oct 2015

Commitment to changing people’s lives for the better

Commitment to changing people’s lives for the better

AUDK’s commitment to changing people’s lives for the better by offering state-of-the-art programs, writes Dr. Honar Issa, Member of the Board of Trustees, American University Duhok Kurdistan.

Kurdistan Region
01 Oct 2015

Rwanga Community

Rwanga Community

By Whitman Davis, Rwanga Foundation
When Rwanga decided to open a designated area primarily for Yazidi internally displaced persons (IDPs), there was careful consideration give...

Kurdistan Region
30 Sep 2015

A Logistical Center For International Security Forces

A Logistical Center For International Security Forces

Djibouti’s political stability and its strategic location in the Horn of Africa mean the country has the opportunity to become a favorable partner at the international level.

Djibouti
16 Apr 2015

Needs Time

Needs Time

Since his first term, President Guelleh has primarily focused on driving the growth of the knowledge-based sector, which it is hoped will lead to a better future for the country and its society.

Djibouti
09 Apr 2015

KRG Worldwide

KRG Worldwide

The KRG’s dynamic foreign relations are crucial and integral components of the Kurdistan Region’s economic and social development. The DFR’s foremost objectives are to raise the global profile of...

Kurdistan Region
26 Feb 2015

The Game Changer

The Game Changer

Major investments in the Kurdistan Region’s higher education system are helping to develop well-trained human capital.

Kurdistan Region
26 Feb 2015

Forging Ties Globally

Forging Ties Globally

Despite the challenges the Kurdistan Region faced in 2014, the KRG has not retreated from its main goals– improving security in the Region and forging strong diplomatic and economic ties globally.

Kurdistan Region
25 Feb 2015

The Success of Economic Regionalism in the Kurdistan Region

The Success of Economic Regionalism in the Kurdistan Region

Dr. Anwar Anaid explains the success of the Kurdistan Region's economic regionalism, and why the Region's stability and prosperity are crucial for Iraq.

Kurdistan Region
24 Feb 2015

Forging Ahead

Forging Ahead

In spite of the recent political upheaval in Iraq, 2014 has been a year of growth for oil and gas production in Kurdistan.

Kurdistan Region
10 Dec 2014

Bold Plans Amidst Regional Strife

Bold Plans Amidst Regional Strife

The Kurdistan Region, with a diversity of both landscapes and cultures, looks to raise its profile as a tourist destination in spite of the obstacles posed by regional turmoil.

Kurdistan Region
10 Dec 2014

Help has no boundaries for Rwanga Foundation

Help has no boundaries for Rwanga Foundation

By Sofia Barbarani —
An international charity foundation in Kurdistan made headlines around the world in August for being the first organization to deliver humanitarian aid to tens of thousands...

Kurdistan Region
10 Dec 2014

Notes from Westminster

Notes from Westminster

The profile of the Iraqi Kurds in the British parliament continues to soar.

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2014

Creating the Skilled Workforce

Creating the Skilled Workforce

Chris Parker discusses why the KRG should create the skilled workforce.

Kurdistan Region
09 Sep 2014

MSELECT Employee Survey

MSELECT Employee Survey

MSelect announced the launch of its 2014 Kurdistan Employee Survey, the first such comprehensive survey ‘from the ground’ in Kurdistan.

Kurdistan Region
08 Sep 2014

Untapped Resource

Untapped Resource

Kurdistan’s quickly expanding workforce contains arguably the most potential to reshape the Kurdistan Region’s business, economic, and social landscape for the better, over the long term.

Kurdistan Region
04 Sep 2014

AmCham Slated to Open in Erbil

AmCham Slated to Open in Erbil

The US business community, increasingly finding its way into the growing sectors in the Kurdistan Region, will soon find additional support in the Region.

Kurdistan Region
06 Jun 2014

Taking the Long View

Taking the Long View

Aamina is a social investment advisor focused on advancing the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI).

Kurdistan Region
14 May 2014

Notes from Westminster

Notes from Westminster

The British Parliament has cross-party groups providing bridges of friendship with 133 countries and regions. The all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq has become one of...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014

Expanding Trade Ties

Expanding Trade Ties

Nick Baird analyzes the development of UK-Kurdistan business ties, and discusses the key economic areas of interest for British companies considering using the stability and prosperity of the Region as...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2013

Reshaping Kurdistan’s Regional and Global Footprint: Energy

Reshaping Kurdistan’s Regional and Global Footprint: Energy

New oil and gas discoveries coupled with massive investment in the Region’s power sector have guaranteed that Kurdistan will maintain its position as a developing contributor to the global energy industry...

Kurdistan Region
07 Oct 2013

Investing in the Future: Human Capital

Investing in the Future: Human Capital

The KRG has pursued multiple programs to promote the appeal of private sector employment, and has secured better educational and training opportunities for the people of Kurdistan.

Kurdistan Region
07 Oct 2013

Opening up to the World: Tourism

Opening up to the World: Tourism

The tourism industry in the Kurdistan Region continues to grow, and new opportunities are emerging.

Kurdistan Region
07 Oct 2013

On Track for Expansion: Health

On Track for Expansion: Health

Healthcare spending between 2013-2020 is set to rise to $2.1 billion, with emphasis to be placed on the modernization and expansion of the sector’s infrastructure.

Kurdistan Region
07 Oct 2013

Knowledge is Power: Education

Knowledge is Power: Education

Kurdistan Regional Government has targeted the development of a well-educated population in order to allow the Region to continue to make uninterrupted strides in its economic growth.

Kurdistan Region
07 Oct 2013

Commitment to Democracy & Rule of Law

Commitment to Democracy & Rule of Law

In a very brief period of time, the Kurdistan Region has managed to achieve a rapidly developing economy, political stability, and national cohesion.

Kurdistan Region
30 Jul 2013

Harnessing technology for Private Sector Development

Harnessing technology for Private Sector Development

The Kurdistan Region’s labor market faces a major challenge in coming years.

Kurdistan Region
02 Mar 2013

Evaluating the Sector: Education

Evaluating the Sector: Education

Rebaz Zedbagi details the vulnerabilities of the current education sector in the Kurdistan Region and provides possible solutions for the major issues.

Kurdistan Region
02 Mar 2013

The Path to Excellence

Prof. Michael Mulnix, President, AUK

IIG talks to Professor Michael Mulnix on the AUK’s strategic plans and targets in the medium term.

Kurdistan Region
17 May 2016 - Erbil

Expanding Commercial Ties

Steve Lutes, Director, US Chamber

IIG talks to Steve Lutes on the US Chamber’s activities in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
16 May 2016 - erbil

Kurdistan in Italy

Rezan Kader, Representative, KRG Italy

IIG talks to Rezan Kader, the KRG Representative in Italy, on the KRG - Italy bilateral ties.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

What’s on the Horizon

Prof. Dlawer Ala'Aldeen, President, Middle East Research Institute

IIG talks to Prof. Dlawer Ala’Aldeen about Erbil-Baghdad relations, the MERI Forum 2015, and Institutes’s future projects.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

Setting the Bar High

Emre Altunal, General Manager, Divan Erbil

IIG talks to Emre Altunal, General Manager of Divan Erbil, on the hospitality industry in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

British Council in Kurdistan

David Pardoe, Director, British Council

IIG talks to David Pardoe on the British Council’s current and future activities in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

Cooperation On All Fronts

Bayan Sami Rahman, High Representative, KRG

IIG talks to Bayan Sami Rahman, the KRG High Representative to the USA, on the KRG-U.S. relations and her Representation's top priorities to further strengthen...

Kurdistan Region
29 Sep 2015 - Erbil

Partner Of Choice

Karwan Jamal Tahir, High Representative, KRG

IIG talks to Karwan Jamal Tahir, the KRG High Representative to the UK, on the KRG-U.K. relations, and his Representation's top priorities & goals to further...

Kurdistan Region
29 Sep 2015 - Erbil

Treasured Time

Ghassan Dalal, General Manager, Erbil Rotana

IIG talks to Ghassan Dalal, General Manager of Erbil Rotana, on the hospitality industry and the hotel’s future plans.

Kurdistan Region
29 Sep 2015 - Erbil

Leading the Way

Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister, KRG

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani explains the KRG's economic performance, why investors should choose Kurdistan as a business destination, and the key...

Kurdistan Region
23 Feb 2015 - Erbil

Confidence in the Future

Masoud Barzani, President, KRG

IIG talks to President Masoud Barzani about the Kurdistan Region’s cooperation with the international community, new regional challenges, and Kurdistan’s...

Kurdistan Region
23 Feb 2015 - Erbil

Secure & Stable

Karim Sinjari, Minister of Interior, KRG

Minister Karim Sinjari provides IIG with exclusive analysis of the current security situation in the Kurdistan Region, as well as the KRG's security cooperation...

Kurdistan Region
16 Dec 2014 - Erbil

Training Kurdistan’s Future Leaders

Dr. Honar Issa, Member of the Board of Trustees, AUDK

Dr. Honar Issa provides IIG with exclusive insight into AUDK’s mission, the university’s expanding education strategy, and its contribution to the...

Kurdistan Region
11 Dec 2014 - Erbil

The UK: A Friend to the Kurdistan Region

Angus Mckee, British Consul General, Kurdistan Region

British Consul General Angus McKee discusses the growing commercial ties between the Kurdistan Region and the United Kingdom and shares his government's...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2014 - Erbil

Kurdistan's Leading Research Center

Prof. Dlawer Ala'Aldeen, President, Middle East Research Institute

Professor Dlawer Ala’Aldeen gives an overview of the areas of focus that will guide MERI’s research in the coming year and the Institute’s role in...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2014 - Erbil

Kurdistan in Austria

Dr. Mustafa Ramazan Goran, Representative, KRG in Austria

Dr. Mustafa Ramazan Goran speaks to IIG regarding the ties that the KRG Representation in Austria is fostering between Austrian and Kurdish business and...

Kurdistan Region
04 Sep 2014 - Erbil

Kurdistan in France

Khaman Zirar Asaad, Representative, KRG in France

Khaman Zirar Asaad provides IIG exclusive insight into the ways in which the KRG Representation in France is bringing French business to the Kurdistan...

Kurdistan Region
03 Sep 2014 - Erbil

Educational Edge

Robert Ritchie, Director, Professional Development Institute -  AUIS

Robert Ritchie speaks to IIG about the growing demand for professional development training and education in the Kurdistan Region, and how PDI’s MBA...

Kurdistan Region
27 Aug 2014 - Erbil

Harnessing Kurdistan’s Human Potential

Ian McIntosh, Consultant, Ministry of Natural Resources

Ian McIntosh talks to IIG about the MNR’s plans to develop technical and vocational skills that will allow the Kurdish workforce to take on a bigger...

Kurdistan Region
26 Aug 2014 - Erbil

Connecting Jobseekers with Employers

Dr. Nawzad Kameran, Partner, Kurdistan Careers

Nawzad Kameran explains how Kurdistan Careers connects Kurdistan’s workforce with the region’s growing economy through networking and capacity building.

Kurdistan Region
25 Aug 2014 - Erbil

Quality - A Rising Trend

Mario Al-Jebouri, Chairman, IKG Property

Mario Al-Jebouri speaks to IIG about the quickly changing dynamics present in the Kurdistan Region’s real estate sector, its current challenges, and...

Kurdistan Region
22 Aug 2014 - Erbil

Taking the Long View

Maya Khouri, CSR Program Manager, Aamina

Aamina is a social investment advisor focused on advancing the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI).

Kurdistan Region
14 May 2014 - Erbil

Taking the Long View

Mazen Turk, COO, Aamina

Aamina is a social investment advisor focused on advancing the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI).

Kurdistan Region
14 May 2014 - Erbil

Slemani’s Landmark

Heimo Leitgeb, General Manager, Grand Millennium Sulaimani

While the ways in which the Grand Millennium Hotel have reshaped Slemani’s skyline are clear, Heimo Leitgeb, the hotel’s General Manager, discusses...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Sulaimani

Innovative Approach

Dr. Rang Shawis, Chairman, Kurdistan Children’s Hospital

Dr. Rang Shawis provides insight into the state of pediatric healthcare in the Kurdistan Region, and the ways in which he hopes that KCH will serve as...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Lifting the Baseline

Dr. Firya Peryadi, Chief Medical Officer, Faruk Medical City

Dr. Firya Peryadi discusses the ways in which FMC is reshaping the Kurdistan Region’s healthcare system, and provides insight into the sector’s future.

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Building Capacity

Allegra Klein, Director - Training and Development Center, MSelect

Allegra Klein provides insight into the expansion of MSelect into training and development, the training-related demands of local and multinational businesses...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Progress in Higher Education

Khaled Salih, Vice Chancellor, University of Kurdistan Hewlêr

Khaled Salih provides IIG with exclusive insight into the progresses and challenges of the Kurdistan Region’s higher education system, and describes...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Securing Industry

Botan Osman, Country Director, Restrata & Stirling Group

Botan Osman offers insight into how the Region’s Health, Safety, Security, Environment (HSSE), and security technology landscape are changing and developing,...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

First Mover

Saad Hasan, CEO, Qaiwan Group

Saad Hasan provides IIG with exclusive insight into the Qaiwan Group’s strategy, as well as its latest projects and developments.

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Slemani

Facilitating Investment

Shwan Ibrahim Taha, Chairman, Rabee Securities

Shwan Taha provides IIG with insight into the growth and evolution the Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) and the Erbil Stock Exchange (ESX), and discusses the...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Turkish Economic Expansion & its Regional Implications

Dr. Anwar Anaid, Lecturer of Political Economy, The University of Kurdistan-Hewler (UKH)

With increased business interactions between the Kurdistan Region and Turkey, socio-political bonds have strengthened in the recent years.

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Investing in Long Term Growth

Paul Bailey, Managing Director, Definitus

Paul Bailey provides IIG insight into the investments and opportunities that Definitus finds appealing in the Kurdistan Region, as well as the challenges...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Iraq-Britain Business Council

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, Executive Chairman, Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)

Baroness Nicholson provides insight into the activities of the IBBC, and discusses the many opportunities in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region for UK business...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Promoting Opportunities for Growth

Rezan Kader, KRG Representative to Italy, KRG

Rezan Kader discusses the business and investment opportunities that the Kurdistan Region offers Italian companies, and provides insight into the ways...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Securing a Rapidly Developing Society

Karim Sinjari, Minister of Interior, KRG

Minister Karim Sinjari provides IIG with exclusive analysis of the operations of the Kurdistan Region’s security apparatus, as well as the challenges...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2013 - Erbil

Expanding Trade Ties

Nick Baird, Chief Executive, UK Trade & Investment

Nick Baird analyzes the development of UK-Kurdistan business ties, and discusses the key economic areas of interest for British companies considering using...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2013 - Erbil

Expansion through Experience

Bayad Jamal Ali, CEO, Bayad Group/Samsung

Bayad Jamal Ali details the creation, evolution, and expansion of the Bayad Group, as well as the challenges and opportunities inherent in doing business...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2013 - Erbil

Leading Thought and Discourse

Dr. Dawn Dekle, President, American University of Iraq - Sulaimani

Dr. Dawn Dekle provides IIG with her thoughts on the role that AUIS will play in the higher education and society of Kurdistan, as well as the local and...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2013 - Erbil

Strategy and Progress

Dr. Rekawt H. Rashid, Minister of Health, KRG

Minister Rekawt Rashid provides IIG with exclusive insights into the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) strategies for improving the capacity and efficacy of...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2013 - Erbil

Farsighted Leadership

Masoud Barzani, President, Kurdistan Region

The President of the Kurdistan Region His Excellency Masoud Barzani provides IIG with exclusive insight into the driving forces behind Kurdistan’s success...

Kurdistan Region
29 Aug 2013 - Erbil

The Partner of Choice

Alistair Burt, Parliamentary, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Minister Alistair Burt provides IIG with exclusive insight into the role the Kurdistan Region can play in providing stability and facilitating the further...

Kurdistan Region
13 Aug 2013 - London

Strong Relations

Hugh Evans, Consul General, British Consulate General in Erbil

Hugh Evans talks to IIG on the current bilateral relations between the UK and the Kurdistan Region, the UK’s priorities in the Region, the major accomplishments...

Kurdistan Region
29 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Shaping the Future of the Kurdistan Region

Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister, KRG

PM Nechirvan Barzani provides IIG with exclusive insight into the importance of the KRG’s Human Capacity Development Program, the major structural reforms...

Kurdistan Region
29 Jul 2013 - Erbil

An eye on Integrity, Political & Security Risks

Harry Bucknall, Regional Director, Control Risks

Harry Bucknall provides IIG with exclusive analysis of the major sources of stability and strength in terms of development in the Kurdistan Region, and...

Kurdistan Region
27 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Diplomacy in Action

Dr. Fuad Hussein, Chief of Staff to the President, Kurdistan Region

Dr Fuad Hussein provides IIG with exclusive analysis of the recent political developments in the Region, the role the KRG has played in promoting regional...

Kurdistan Region
05 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Planned Expansion

Nawzad Hadi, Governor of the Erbil Province, KRG

Nawzad Hadi explains the primary duties and activities of his office, the expansion of the capital city according to the Erbil Strategic Master Plan, the...

Kurdistan Region
05 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Staffing Kurdistan

Haller Dleir Miran, CEO, MSelect

Haller Dleir Miran discusses the development of the workforce of Kurdistan, the challenges of staffing in a frontier market at its development stage, the...

Kurdistan Region
04 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Invest in Group and Deloitte Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Ayad Mirza & Margaret Cotter, Signing Ceremony, Deloitte & IIG

IIG’s Kurdistan Project Director Margaret Cotter and Deloitte LLP Iraq Country Partner Ayad Mirza signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on June...

Kurdistan Region
28 Jun 2013 - Erbil

Preparing to Export

Yasin Sheikh Abu Bakir Muhammad Mawati, Minister of Electricity, KRG

Minister Yasin Sheikh Abu Bakir Muhammad Mawati provides IIG with exclusive analysis of power generation, distribution, and transmission in the Kurdistan...

Kurdistan Region
24 Jun 2013 - Erbil

Commitment to Clean Energy

Shakir Wajid Shakir, Country Manager, Dana Gas

Shakir Shakir discusses the role Dana Gas played in facilitating the evolution of the electricity production, the significance of natural gas in limiting...

Kurdistan Region
24 Jun 2013 - Erbil

Creating Future Leaders

Dr. Athanasios Moulakis, President, American University of Iraq

President Dr. Athanasios Moulakis provides IIG with exclusive insight regarding the unique opportunities and events provided by AUIS, the implementation...

Kurdistan Region
05 Jun 2013 - Slemani

Italy in the Region

Simone De Santi, Head, Italian Embassy Consular Office in Erbil

IIG speaks with Simone De Santi regarding the development of Italian-Kurdish relations, the economic sectors in which Italian companies have been the most...

Kurdistan Region
09 May 2013 - Erbil

Kurdistan in the UK

Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, High Representative to the UK, KRG

Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman provides exclusive insight into changing media perceptions of the Kurdistan Region, increased relations between the KRG and the...

Kurdistan Region
06 May 2013 - Erbil

Good Governance & Transparency

Nisar Talabany, Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister, KRG

Nisar Talabany explains the growth of the Good Governance and Transparency Strategy, the inclusion of the Kurdistan Region in the Extractive Industries...

Kurdistan Region
29 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Raising the quality of education

Dr. Sherzad Najar, Higher Education Advisor to the Prime Minister, KRG

Dr. Sherzad Najar analyzes the development of higher education in the Kurdistan Region, the strengths and vulnerabilities of the sector, and the identified...

Kurdistan Region
25 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Updating the System

Dosty Mohamad, Resident Manager, Khatib and Alami

K&A is handling the design and implementation of the Water Supply Improvement Project in Kurdistan. Dosty Mohamad and Hassan Ghattas discussed the plan’s...

Kurdistan Region
16 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Blending Tradition with New Design

Faxir Maraan, Chairman, Ranj Company

Faxir Maraan explains his beliefs regarding corporate social responsibility, new energy techniques, and the blending of restored Kurdish traditions with...

Kurdistan Region
30 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Utilizing the Kurdish Diaspora

Dr. Heja Sindi, Lecturer, University of Kurdistan Hawler

Heja Sindi explains his thoughts on how the higher education sector could be strengthened, and his belief in re-utilizing the region’s intellectual capacity.

Kurdistan Region
20 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Continuously Developing

Kamuran Celebi, Regional Manager, MITAS

Kamuran Çelebi discusses the specific services offered by his company, the development of infrastructure in the Kurdistan Region, and his thoughts on...

Kurdistan Region
05 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Evaluating the Sector: Education

Rebaz Zedbagi, Chairman & Founder, Zednas Holding

Rebaz Zedbagi details the vulnerabilities of the current education sector in the Kurdistan Region and provides possible solutions for the major issues.

Kurdistan Region
02 Mar 2013 - Erbil