Universities are rising from ruins of war

August 20th, 2017 by Dlawer Ala’Aldeen

Kurdistan shows that post-conflict countries can build a thriving higher education sector by working with foreign partners

Protecting Kurdistan from Chemical Terrorism

August 7th, 2017 by Goran Zangana

MERI initiated a project to convey international best practices for safe and secure chemical management to laboratory personnel in the KRI

Displacement in the KRI; migration from Iraq

July 30th, 2017 by Irene Costantini

Social justice should be the overarching principle guiding the process of the return of millions of Iraqi IDPs; yet, there are many more outstanding issues, concluded MERI Workshop on 23 July, 2017

To facilitate debate on post-ISIS reconstruction in Nineveh, MERI and EWI, sponsored by KAS, brought together key stakeholders for a dialogue and brainstorming workshop.

“Belgium does not have an official position on Kurdistan independence as of yet” said Ambassador, Mr Hendrik Van de Velde of the Kingdom of Belgium during his visit to the MERI on 12 June 2017.

At a special MERI roundtable, diplomats, policy makers and experts debated Turkish foreign policy after the April referendum. Read the full report.

Recovery in Nineveh is “not just a matter of rebuilding buildings but is a matter of rebuilding the minds of the people” commented Mike Yaffe from United States Institute of Peace

“We are already living in the post-Islamic State (IS) stage” stated Nineveh Governor, Nofal Hammadi, during a roundtable organised by MERI on 18 April 2017.

Indian Consul Delegation at MERI

April 16th, 2017 by MERI

“The only thing that can really bring change in a country is education”, remarked Mr Deepak Miglani, Consul General of India in Erbil, during his visit to the Middle East Research Institute (MERI) on 16 April 2017.

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Prof. Jean-Pierre Filiu visits MERI

April 5th, 2017 by MERI

“Internationalisation is not the key to stabilisation in Syria”, stated Prof. Jean- Pierre Filiu during his meeting with researchers at the Middle East Research Institute (MERI) on 3 April 2017.