web.archive.org

NOVDECFEB
03
200220032004
27 captures
03 Dec 2003 - 28 Nov 2008
About this capture
Help   Site Map   Contact
Search
Search Site
Search Initiative

Keeping Secrets: America and Iraq’s Public Finances
October 20, 2003
OSI
Keeping Secrets, a report from OSI’s Iraq Revenue Watch project, concludes that Iraq’s public finances have so far fallen short of international standards of accountability.
The report was released on the eve of an international donors' conference for Iraq in Madrid, scheduled for October 23-24. It calls for greater transparency in the management of the Development Fund for Iraq (DFI), the central repository for U.S. reconstruction assistance as well as Iraqi oil and gas revenues. The Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA)—the U.S.-established governing agency in Iraq—has delayed the establishment of a crucial oversight body and refused to disclose basic information about large purchase contracts and DFI expenditures, the report says.
Keeping Secrets calls on the CPA to reverse these trends and offers a set of recommendations, including increased Iraqi involvement in the DFI, more substantial oversight authority for the United Nations’ International Advisory and Monitoring Board, and better public access to information.
Need help downloading a file or playing a clip? Click here.
Keeping Secrets: America and Iraq's Public Finances
PDF Document
(Size: 61.7KB; Time: 8sec @ 56kbps)
About Us | Initiatives | Grants, Scholarships & Fellowships | Resource Center | Newsroom | Site Map | About this Site | Contact
©2003 Open Society Institute. All rights reserved.
400 West 59th Street | New York, NY 10019, U.S.A. | Tel 1-212-548-0600
OSI-New York and OSI-Budapest are separate organizations that operate independently yet cooperate informally with each other.
This website, a joint presentation, is intended to promote both organizations’ interests while maintaining their respective transparency.
about usinitiativesgrants and scholarshipsresource centernewsroom