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June 15th, 2017 by MERI
“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.
June 15th, 2017 by Dlawer Ala’Aldeen
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.
May 17th, 2017 by MERI
At a special MERI roundtable, diplomats, policy makers and experts debated Turkish foreign policy after the April referendum. Read the full report.
May 10th, 2017 by MERI
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
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.
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.
April 3rd, 2017 by MERI
On Thursday 30th March, senior diplomats, analysts and high-ranking KRG officials convened at MERI to discuss their expectations surrounding the new US administration’s foreign policy towards the Middle East, with a particular focus on Iraq and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI).
March 1st, 2017 by MERI
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
March 1st, 2017 by MERI
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”.
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.