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Iraq Forum 2023

March 11th, 2023 by MERI

The Iraq Forum is a new Baghdad-based platform for policy debates; organised by MERI in partnership with Iraq Institute for Dialogue and Al-Nahrain Centre for Strategic Studies

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The US is Here to Stay

February 12th, 2023 by MERI

The special policy debate was dedicated to discussing US policy in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, following a visit by a high-level US delegation to Baghdad and Erbil.

Inter-community dialogue: Summary report on the visit of the high-level Kurdish delegation, meeting Shiite political, social and academic leaders.

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The Court decided on that the KRG’s export of oil is unconstitutional and its contracts illegal. What is the solution? Read more about this policy debate.

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“Italy has always supported Iraq at the most difficult moments”, said the Italian Ambassador to Iraq in a MERI policy debate. Summary report & policy recommendations.

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Full list of sessions and links to summary reports and full video recordings at MERI Forum 2021 are listed below. 

This year’s Forum follows the Iraqi general elections, covid pandemic & a series of crises in the Middle East. The Forum created a perfect environment for an open, frank and constructive policy debate.

Iraq Open Data

October 2nd, 2021 by MERI

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

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Summary of the MERI policy debate with the German Ambassador Ole Diehl on his country’s policies and the challenges they face in Iraq and KRI.

A summary report of the MERI rountable discussions on the UK’s policy objectives in Iraq & Kurdistan Region, the challenges they face and policy recommendations for stakeholders.

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