Iraq

Band

F

Corruption risk

Critical

Data collection dates

July 2018 - December 2019

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Iraq faces critical corruption risks across its defence institutions; in particular regarding financial and personnel risks such as asset disposal mechanisms and whistleblower protections. The Iraqi defence sector does, however, exhibit some positive measures regarding prohibition of facilitation payments under criminal law and some level of legislative and public scrutiny.

Risk categories

Political

Band

F

12/100

12/100

Risk

Critical

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Financial

Band

F

5/100

5/100

Risk

Critical

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Personnel

Band

F

7/100

7/100

Risk

Critical

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Operational

Band

F

9/100

9/100

Risk

Critical

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Procurement

Band

F

9/100

9/100

Risk

Critical

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