Ambassador Ludin represents Afghanistan at Iraq Compact review in Stockholm
H.E. Ambassador Jawed Ludin represented Afghanistan at the International
Compact with Iraq (ICI) Annual Review conference on May 29th, 2008 in
The International Compact with Iraq (ICI) is an Iraqi-led five-year partnership between Iraq and the international community, supported by a framework of mutual commitments. It was launched on May 3rd, 2007 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, and recognizes that resolving the security and political challenges facing the country, strengthening good governance and providing basic services are essential to achieving long-term stability and sustainable development in Iraq.
In accordance with the mutual commitment to meet regularly to review progress, Foreign Ministers, Heads of Organizations and other high-level officials representing some 100 States and Organizations met in Stockholm on May 29th, 2008 for the First Compact Annual Review. The Conference was hosted by the Government of Sweden and co-chaired by the Prime Minister of Iraq, Nouri al-Maliki and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon.