23 Jul 2020 15:00—16:20

Iraq Ministerial Roundtable: Investment and reform for economic renewal

Event

The IEA and the Government of Iraq are hosting a high-level Ministerial roundtable focused on investment and economic reforms in Iraq, especially in the country’s electricity and gas sectors.

This virtual round-table meeting will bring together senior Iraqi Ministers and policymakers, Ministers from IEA countries, CEOs and leaders of energy companies as well as international financial institutions, who will explore how to ensure that Iraq’s energy sector can continue its recovery at a time of constrained government budgets and tighter financing environments.

Participants will include Mr. Ali Allawi, Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; Mr. Ihsan Ismaeel, the Minister of Oil; Mr. Majid Hantoush, the Minister of Electricity; and Ms. Suha Najjar, an advisor to the Prime Minister.

The roundtable will also hear from several other top government officials, including Mr. Dan Brouillette, the U.S. Secretary of Energy; Mr Kwasi Kwarteng, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth of the United Kingdom; Ambassador Francois Delattre, Secretary-General of France's Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs; as well as CEOs of Siemens Energy, GE Gas Power, Total, Eni and others.