This policy brief examines current gender deficits throughout Iraq’s reconciliation process and offers relevant recommendations.

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The latest Iran-US crisis in Iraq is not an isolated incident and will not be the last one. This policy brief reviews these powers’ policies and presents likely scenarios for 2020

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Development of a National Policy on Displacement in Iraq

December 17th, 2019 by Sarah L. Edgcumbe

This paper analyses the contemporary displacement context of Iraq, identifies protection gaps and offers policy recommendations to national & international stakeholders.

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While the KRG has made progress in recent years, there is still much work to be done. Panelists debate how we can transform existing structures, shape policy, and forge new pathways to advance women’s empowerment and equality.

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A debate on the return needs of IDPs, and how local, national and geo-political dynamics affect this objective

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The external perspectives of the current socio-political and security crisis in Iraq

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The recent geopolitical developments in Iraq and Northern Syria, and how regional powers might influence the next evolution of the Middle East.

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Ending Wars – Winning Peace in the Middle East: The New KRG Cabinet: Visions and Strategies for the Next Four Years (Panel 9, MERI Forum 2019).

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The KRI’s share of the federal budget & oil revenue has been the most significant point of Erbil-Baghdad tension. What is how the KRG see the way forward

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A Debate with the Prime Minister

December 2nd, 2019 by MERI

Visions and strategies for the KRG reform over the next four years

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