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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 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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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?’