As part of an ongoing project to promote good governance and democracy in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) and to tackle the issue of the stalled political and parliamentary processes

MERI hosted a roundtable for the leaders of Iran’s Kurdish opposition parties to discuss recent changes in Middle East power dynamics and their implications

MERI has been awarded a new research grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to conduct a study on “Drivers for onward migration: the case of Iraqi Internally Displaced People (IDP) in the Kurdistan Region leaving the country”.

DİTAM Roundtable at MERI

February 9th, 2017 by MERI

‘The Kurdish issue is a complex matter that requires internal and external efforts and if stability is not achieved it would be difficult for it to be resolved’ said Mehmet Kaya, President of DİTAM, in a roundtable meeting organised by MERI on 6 February 2017.

The Mosul Operation: Progress and Prospects

February 1st, 2017 by MERI

MERI organised a roundtable on 26 January with top military commanders of the Nineveh liberation campaign to discuss the progress of the operation.

MERI organised a roundtable for key Members of Parliament to discuss the current election law and the need for its amendment.

The Middle East Research Institute (MERI) has once again been named the top think tank in Iraq and has gone up 12 places from last year to 46th in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) Region

On Monday 19th December MERI welcomed a group of delegates from Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

“We would like to understand the plans in place for the governance of post-Islamic State (IS) Nineveh and whether or not a governance structure based on political pluralism is more beneficial to the area than the type of decentralisation that MERI suggests”

Fact-finding German Delegation visits MERI

November 17th, 2016 by MERI

What happens in Iraq and the wider region affects Germany more than countries such as the US, underlined Nils Wörmer

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