February 17th, 2019 by MERI
A summary report of the MERI rountable discussions on decentralization and empowerment of local government in the KRI. Present were diplomats, parliamentarian, KRG officials and academic experts.
January 30th, 2019 by MERI
MERI is among the top 7% think tanks in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries. It went up by 22 places to No. 35 among 507 institutions.
December 23rd, 2018 by MERI
The Iraqi leaders need to give top priority to state-building, institutionalisation, good governance and rule of law, all of which are currently at their weakest.
December 2nd, 2018 by MERI
The 2018 annual MERI Forum (23-24 October, 2018) brought together policy- and decision-makers, academics and opinion-leaders to share visions and solutions for a range of core issues and challenges that are facing the Middle East today.
Conference Report State-Building: Restructuring governance in the Kurdistan Region Duhok 27 June 2018
August 9th, 2018 by Zubir Ahmed
Following fruitful discussions and dialogues, the conference concluded with refined recommendations for developing the rule of law and institutionalisation process in the Kurdistan Region.
May 9th, 2018 by MERI
These training sessions are designed to improve journalists’ capacity and skills to represent democratic values and standards, highlight the fundamentals of contemporary and investigative journalism.
May 6th, 2018 by MERI
Though both Turkey and the EU have different priorities in Iraq, they both staunchly converged in opposing the referendum.
February 26th, 2018 by MERI
“IDPs perceptions of insecurity and lack of economic opportunities appear to be the most compelling reasons driving their wish/plan to emigrate”
February 15th, 2018 by MERI
A summary report on a policy debate between USIP and a group of KRI intellectuals about the current political dynamics and future direction of Iraq and KRI
February 4th, 2018 by MERI
MERI has once again been named the top think tank in Iraq and no. 57 of 480 in the Middle East and Northern Africa Region (MENA)