UN-backed International Compact for Iraq to meet on Friday

The United Nations-sponsored International Compact for Iraq (ICI) will hold a meeting in New York this Friday.

Michele Montas says that the meeting of the ICI–which seeks ways to consolidate peace and promote political, social and econoic development–“offers an opportunity to involve the larger international community in a discussion on how best to support the Government of Iraq,” and that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon “looks forward to the participation of the broader international community at Friday’s meeting to help put Iraq on a credible path towards sustainable development and economic prosperity.”