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This project is about helping Iraq move along the path toward a modern federal system.

This project is about helping Iraq move along the path toward a modern federal system.

The Government of Iraq, with the assistance of the IOG, is undertaking a pilot project to devolve policy and program authorities from Baghdad to the provincial capitals as prescribed in the Constitution.

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Building strength from diversity means creating stronger components to build a stronger nation.

Building strength from diversity means creating stronger components to build a stronger nation.

Federalism is a system of government in which entities such as states or provinces share power with a national government. This is the argument for dividing powers between national and state governments, and for further dividing state powers among many types of local governments.

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Working in Iraq and Canada to build capacity for building a federal system in Iraq.

Working in Iraq and Canada to build capacity for building a federal system in Iraq.

Our activities in Canada and Iraq are focused on transforming the state, building capacity and empowering women.

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Recent publications on federalism and our work in Iraq.

Federalism Primer

In a federation, the national and provincial or state governments work together to serve citizens and run the country. Usually, the national government deals with issues that affect the whole country like defence and international trade...

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Features of Federalism

Federalism is a political system in which government power and responsibility is divided between a federal legislature and a number of state or provincial legislatures...

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Foundations on Federalism

The six foundations that form the basis of (fiscal) federalism from it's legal foundation to funding.

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