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.

You can learn more about how federalism promotes security and prosperity and inclusive governance in Iraq, below.

Federal orders may increase the opportunities for citizen participation in decision-making, and can accommodate minority nations who aspire to self-determination and the preservation of their language, culture or religion.
Such autonomy and immunity arrangements are clearly preferable to the political conflicts that might result from such gr...oups' attempts at secession. Central authorities may react with human rights violations, civil wars or ethnic cleansing to stop such secessionist movements.
Strengthening governance and business processes to ensure a secure country and opportunity for all Iraqi citizens is therefore crucial.  
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Achieving empowerment and government accountability requires systems of inclusive governance. According to the World Bank, empowering the poor and marginalized and making institutions accountable are pillars of poverty reduction and development. Federalism, as an inclusive form of governance, will provide mechanisms for Iraqi citizens, as well as r...egional and national leaders to balance local and national interests in Iraq. More