United Nations Calls on the Iraqi Government to Carry Out Economic Reforms and the Elimination of Unemployment
|May 25, 2011||Filled under Iraq Daily News|
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Invited the representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq ed Mleckert, Tuesday, the Iraqi government to carry out economic reforms and the elimination of unemployment and achieving social justice through the application of the principle of equal opportunities, stressing that the building of the future good of Iraq requires a good economy and a free market.
Said Ed Mleckert in a speech during the Partnership Conference on Economic, Social and Iraqi government, which was held at the parliament building today, and attended “Alsumaria News”, that “there are things that are necessary to carry out reforms in the economy the most important provision of social security for workers and to achieve social justice through the application of the principle of equal opportunities” , and expected to “come up a good outcome of the Conference of the Iraqi economy to the stage of prosperity after the economic reforms required to achieve.”
The Mleckert “The conference will discuss how to improve the situation of workers in Iraq, and end unemployment and the entry of Iraq into the global market to be an actor in the international economy,” noting that the conference will “discuss how to rebuild the workers to their true role in the management of machines for the advancement of the Iraqi economy.”
He Mleckert that “the process of building a good future for Iraq requires a good economy and a free market,” pointing to “the importance of actions taken by the Iraqi government in the fight against financial and administrative corruption in all institutions.”
The head of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Osama Najafi, said in his speech during the opening of the Partnership Conference on Economic, Social and Iraqi government, which was held at the parliament building today, that Iraq has turned over the past years to the market to waste the other world through the supply of goods corrupt and bad, noting that the House of Representatives is determined to put legislation to end those problems.
The Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in a speech at the Business Forum Czech Iraqi investment, which was held yesterday in Baghdad, that Iraq is able to provide a security environment that is valid for the start of the movement-building and investment in the whole country, calling for Czech companies to invest in Iraq.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs stressed, on Sunday, that available statistics indicate a million unemployed, while it showed the process of legislation the new Labour Code, which gives priority to serving the Iraqi work and guarantee their right to the full.
Iraq has been since the 25 of last February, demonstrations traveled around the country calling for reform and change and the elimination of unemployment and rampant corruption in the joints of the State, organized by the youth of university students and intellectuals are independent across social networking sites on the Internet, and saw those demonstrations narrowing by the security services and the imposition of a curfew to prevent the arrival of the demonstrators also witnessed a shooting by the security services, resulting in numerous deaths and injuries among the demonstrators.
Gave the Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, on 27 February last, the ministries and provincial administrations hundred days to assess the work and know the extent of their success or failure, stressing that the ministries will see significant changes according to evaluation results.
And threatened the President of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Osama Najafi, last March, the withdrawal of confidence from the current government and drop what does not meet the demands of citizens, as well as the confidence of every minister could not carry a rate of 75% of programs designed for the ministry, which promise a coalition of state law is an attempt of Nujaifi to draw his role is greater than its real role.
It is noteworthy that Iraq suffers from high unemployment, both among young people who are unable to work or between university graduates, especially after the entry of a large number of foreign workers into Iraq, and believed by some economists that the statistical estimates issued by the Central Bureau of Statistics do not necessarily reflect the reality that already exists.
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