Fast Facts 2017: Rule of Law Programme

19 Apr 2017


In view of the complex political and security dynamics and underlying challenges in Iraq, UNDP has been investing in upstream conflict prevention and extending engagement to strengthen the rule of law, with a specific emphasis on security and justice.

Efforts are underway in support of the Government, civil society, and communities striving to build stronger, accountable and legitimate institutions, and resilient societies. This support is being extended under UNDP’s Rule of Law Programme (RoL).

This Fast Facts sheet summarizes key areas of engagement and achievements in 2016.




  • National Security Strategy developed and endorsed by the Cabinet
  • Reform laws for the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) endorsed
  • 12,036 IDP and refugee cases related to SGBV and legal documentation benefited from Legal Aid Centres

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