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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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Reconciliation in post-IS Mosul and beyond was the key focus of discussion during a closed meeting at MERI.

German Green Party MEP visits MERI

November 2nd, 2016 by MERI

During her visit to MERI on Monday, 31 October, 2016, Barbara Lochbihler, MEP discussed the latest developments vis-à-vis Iraqi politics, Mosul operations and MERI’s work on minorities in the Nineveh Plains.

Human rights in EU Foreign policy

October 12th, 2016 by MERI

‘How can we change the entire system to incorporate human rights in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq?’

On 28 September 2016, MERI hosted a roundtable discussion to debate “The Future of Mosul: Before, During, and After the Liberation”.

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MERI’s Visit to Washington D.C.

September 22nd, 2016 by MERI

A delegation of the Middle East Research Institute (MERI) researchers visited Washington D.C. from September 5th to the 9th

The New Dutch Consul General visits MERI

September 1st, 2016 by MERI

‘We are all here to support this region against ISIS and promote good governance, democracy and economic prosperity’, stated Janet Alberda, the new Consul General of the Netherlands during her visit to MERI.

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“Innovative approaches and evidence-based strategies are what we need in Middle East politics” noted the Secretary General of the Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan in his visit to MERI.

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