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The Cabinet approves Iraq’s accession to the New York Convention on international arbitration

The Cabinet held its weekly regular meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi.

The Cabinet reviewed Iraq’s submission on measures taken by the Iraqi government to comply with its treaty obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

The Cabinet voted to approve Iraq’s accession to The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, also known as the New York Arbitration Convention.

The Cabinet approved several measures to encourage investment in the housing sector across Iraq and to speed up house-building programmes in all provinces. Source