Document Type

Original Study


After 2003, Iraq sought to participate in global initiatives that would preserve the climate, and among these initiatives is the new global green initiative, which was launched during the 2008 global financial crisis, which focused on creating a special investment climate in developing countries to transition to a green economy and sustainable development. The volume of donations from donor countries was 3 trillion dollars, and developing countries contributed 15% of this amount. The aim of the research is to know the ways and directions that Iraq has moved to convert to a green economy, and what are the problems it faces and what are the means of financing that would be A positive reason for the transition towards a green and sustainable economy, and the results of this research showed that Iraq has endeavored with great efforts through initiatives that will enable it to transition to a green economy, the most important of which was the green belt strategy that was launched in 2011. The results also showed that Iraq is full of potentials Huge material and human resources are the primary resource for the transition to a sustainable green economy, and the research recommended a number of recommendations that would form a new core and Complementary to what has been raised in other studies, which is increasing pressure on neighboring countries to increase water quotas, which enables Iraq to take advantage of that water in increasing green spaces, as well as raising the performance of local administrations in the governorates in order to adopt green and sustainable awareness within cities, addressing the problem of waste and work to recycle and manufacture it again, and to exploit biological waste and use it as organic fertilizer for farmers.