Iraq Education Initiative
In order that Iraq regains its real status among the nations of the world, and to fill the gab between the standard of education in Iraq and that of the world, his Excellency Prime Minster Noori Al Malki launched the educational Initiative in Iraq of sending, over 5 period of years, 10 thousand students to study in all research areas at the world best accredited universities. To accomplish education Initiative in Iraq, The Higher Committee of Education Development in Iraq is formed under the premiership of the Prime Minster Noori Al Malki and membership of the minster of Higher Education and Scientific Research, The Minister of Education, and number of Iraqi professors, in accordance with the order 359 issued on the 5th of November 2008 that includes the following terms:
The product of such efforts was to hold Baghdad Forum of Iraqi and International Universities under the supervision of the Prime Minister Noori Al Malki from 19th to 20th of January 2009 at Al Zwara Hole in Al Rasheed hotel. The forum was considered the first of its kind where 24 of the American and number of British universities participated. Benefiting of other countries experience, HCED adopted the idea of referring to international consulting to establish an effective integrated system aiming at promoting the present Iraqi educational level to stand with that of the world. Thus, the program started a pilot project of sending 500 students to study at the accredited American and British universities.