16 June 2022
ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION AND ENERGY TRANSITION IN IRAQ AND THE GULF A CONFERENCE REPORT BY THE MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE AND IRAQ POLICY GROUP JUNE 2022 ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE The Middle East Institute (MEI) is a center of knowledge dedicated to narrowing divides between the peoples of the Middle East and the United States. [...] Conference of the Parties Serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Paris the views of the members of the United Nations Framework Convention on Agreement, Draft CMA Proposed by the President, Draft Text on 1/CMA.3, Version Climate Change (Conference of the Parties, Glasgow Climate Pact, Decision -/ 12/11/2021 07:13, November 12, 2021, Paragraph 36. [...] unrest and instability.28 Realistic Climate Policies for the Global success on reaching net zero will depend largely on actions by the planet’s largest emitters — China, the United Kurdistan Region, Iraq, and the States, the European Union, and India — but there are steps Middle East the nations of the Middle East can take, with the benefit that many of these steps will improve the finances and ec. [...] In members of that coalition control assets of $130 trillion.40 2020, the employment to population ratio in MENA was only While increased public financing will be needed, it is private 40.9%, the lowest of any region in the world and well below the finance that is expected to provide the bulk of the capital for global mark of 54.9%.44 It was even lower excluding the high- the energy transition.41. [...] As of January 3, Pathways, in the Context of Strengthening the Global Response to the 2022: Threat of Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Efforts to Eradicate Poverty [Valérie Masson-Delmotte, Panmao Zhai, Hans-Otto Conference of the Parties Serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Pörtner, Debra Roberts, Jim Skea, Priyadarshi R.