According to bank provided information, the project will seek to: (i) strengthen the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs’ (MOLSA) capacity to deliver effective and efficient SSN programs; and (ii) support the ministry to further develop its social registry as an integral component of the national single registry.
The project will have the following components:
Component 1- Support strengthening the building blocks of MOLSA’s programs with a focus on the CTP ($4 million). This component will support investments to (i) further develop MOLSA’s Social Registry; and (ii) strengthen the key functions across the delivery chain of the CTP, to improve effectiveness and efficiency. Regarding (i), the component will finance key improvements identified in the earlier assessment, including data quality and cybersecurity enforcement, as well as required software and hardware, based on the system’s design to be finalized through the Bank-Executed TF which will be implemented together with this project. With respect to (ii), the component will seek to upgrade the existing CTP system and capacity, to strengthen the functions of registration, assessment of eligibility (data cross-checking and automation of data collection), and case management and support to social workers.
Component 2- Project Management and Technical Assistance ($200,000). This component will support the establishment of a Project Management Unit to be in charge of implementing its activities and will finance the purchase of needed equipment (laptops, printers, etc.). This component will also support the institutional development at MOLSA, particularly related to theimplementation of the Social Protection Law, in coordination with UNICEF. This will also complemented by Bank-executed activities to support MOLSA to revise the legal framework regulating the SPC in a way that better reflects the roles, accountability lines, and delivery chain under the developed system of SSN. The component will also support technical capacity building for the different ministry teams in the areas of systems building and social work.
Contact : Khalid Ahmed Ali Moheyddeen Title : Senior Social Protection Speci
Telephone No : 5367+3461
Borrower : Republic of Iraq
Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MOLSA)-Social Protection Commission
Contact : Thekra Abdulrahim Title : SSN Director General
Telephone No : 000000 Email : email@example.com
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