Judge Ghazi al-Janabi and the State / Shura Council

Posted on | March 17, 2009

The Shura Council is currently presided over by Judge Ghazi Al-Janabi who met with GJPI on Tuesday 17 March 2009. The Shura Council is comparable with the Conseil D’Etat in France.

As presently constituted, the Shura Council comes under the aegis of the Ministry of Justice. A replacement to be known as the State Council, […]

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USIP in Iraq

Posted on | March 17, 2009

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has maintained a permanent Iraqi field mission since 2004. Iraqi and American staff in Baghdad and Washington implement projects aimed at:
1. Promoting reconciliation and moderation;
2. Strengthening governance and civil society;
3. Giving the next generation a stake […]

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Professor Mallat in Najaf

Posted on | March 17, 2009

mallat-najafProfessor Chibli Mallat delivered a lecture on ‘the message of Najaf to the world’ at the Al-‘Alamayn Advanced Studies Institute in the holy city on Saturday 14 March 2009. Professor Mallat spent the weekend as the guest of Ayat Allah Muhammad Bahr al-‘Ulum in Najaf, where […]

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GJPI meeting with dignitaries

Posted on | March 13, 2009

img_01055img_01011Dr Sallama Al Khafaji and Sheikh Fateh Kashif Al-Getta generously hosted GJPI , Constitutional and Legislative Affairs (US Embassy) […]

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Abd Hammoud’s moment of justice

Posted on | March 13, 2009

chibli_mallat_latif_rashid_dara_noureddineOn March 11 2009, Dr Lateef Rashid, Minister of Water, generously invited the Global Justice Project to dinner at his home with Judge Dara Nur al-Din, Minister of Justice. By coincidence, this was the day on which Abd Hammoud, a former […]

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‘Shoe Thrower’ gets 3 year sentence

Posted on | March 13, 2009

On Thursday 12 March 2009, Muntadar al-Zaidi, the Iraqi television journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush in December 2008, was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment at the Central Criminal Court.

The prosecution changed its request to the court and instead of assault of a foreign head of state contrary to Article 223 of the […]

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Members of the Government and Legislature 2003 to date

Posted on | February 28, 2009

We have put together a list of Members of the Government and Legislature 2003 to date. We will endeavor to keep this updated and hope that it is of general assistance.

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Secondary Legislation

Posted on | February 28, 2009

Secondary legislation is also referred to as delegated or subordinate legislation. There are various forms of secondary legislation in Iraq.

Under the Constitution, Article 51 requires the Council of Representatives to make bylaws regulating its work. Article 73(7) gives the President (Presidential Council in the first Parliament) the power to issue Presidential Decrees. Article […]

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Constitutional Review Committee

Posted on | February 27, 2009

The Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) (dastur@parliament.iq) is a committee of the Council of Representatives.

It was formed pursuant to Article 142 of the Constitution which states:

First: The Council of Representatives shall form at the beginning of its work a committee from its members representing the principal components of the Iraqi society with the mission […]

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Alphabet City

Posted on | February 26, 2009

Any engagement with the International donor community in Iraq and particularly in the International Zone in Baghdad requires a familiarity with a vast array of acronyms. We hope that the list which we have called Alphabet City is of some assistance.

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