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University of California Washington Center

UNDP Roundtable:

Iraq’s Development Challenges


Christine McNab,

Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General & UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq

John Desrocher,

Director, Office of Iraq Affairs, US Department of State

Leslie Campbell,

Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, NDI

Moderator: Frederick Tipson, Director, UNDP/Washington

Tuesday, 2 Nov. 2010, 12-2 p.m.

University of California Washington Center
1608 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Seven months after national elections, Iraq continues to face significant political, economic, health, sectarian, security, and rule-of-law challenges—as countless Iraqis struggle to meet basic needs. What will be the top priorities when a new government takes office, and how is the international community, including the United Nations, helping to meet them on the ground?


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