Human Capital Index

A child born in Iraq today will be 40% as productive when she grows up if she enjoyed complete education and full health.

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Helping Iraq’s Financial Management

The World Bank Group & the EU are providing Iraq with technical assistance to increase the efficiency of managing public resources



Saroj Kumar Jha

Regional Director for the Mashreq

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Nov 13, 2018

Expectations and Aspirations: A New Framework for Education in the Middle ...

The report outlines a new framework with a three-pronged approach. Unleashing education’s potential will require a ‘push’ for learning, a ‘pull’ for skills and a new ‘pact for education.

Oct 03, 2018

Iraq's Economic Outlook - October 2018

Iraq’s economic condition is gradually improving following the deep economic strains of the last three years.

Sep 18, 2018

Working for the People of Iraq- September 2018

The World Bank program in Iraq aims to support the government’s efforts to create inclusive economic growth and more and better opportunities for all.


Working for the people in Mashreq

Between fiscal year 2014 and 2018, the World Bank financed around 35 projects in the Mashreq Region, totaling approximately US$8 billion. This paper includes the main World Bank financing instruments and the strategy.

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