MERI Forum 2021: A Stable Iraq for a Stable Middle East

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MERI Forum 2021 brings together decision-makers, academics and opinion-leaders to discuss a range of social, economic, and political issues.


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Iraq Open Data

Iraq Open Data is a collection of  (397) datasets relating to gender and policy issues in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.



State-Building in Iraq

This policy report Identifies key weaknesses in the governing system, highlights the political barriers for progress; and offers policy recommendations to stakeholders.

Dlawer Ala’Aldeen


The Status of Erbil-Baghdad Relations

In Iraq, politics is personal, and the politics of Baghdad-Erbil relations is no exception. Improvements and deteriorations in this relationship have largely been dictated by interpersonal dynamics, such as the rapport and mutual confidence between leaders.

Dlawer Ala’Aldeen
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A series of exciting events are lined up for 2021. They include meetings, debates, workshops, seminars and conferences.