Institute for
International Law and Human Rights

Civil Society Rule of Law

Legislative Review of the Draft Law of Non-Governmental Organizations

Analyzes and comments on the Non-Governmental Organization draft law. Main areas of concern and comment include the independence of civil society and its ability to fully operate independent of the Iraqi government. Suggests that it is essential that Iraq support NGOs to the fullest extent possible to have a legitimate democracy. Provides article-by-article analysis of the draft law.