The USIP hosts an on-the-record roundtable discussion for Professor Dlawer Ala’Aldeen, President of MERI, Samuel Morris, Research Fellow at MERI, and Elie Abouaoun, Director of Middle East Programs at USIP to discuss a host of topics related to conflict in Iraq and the wider region, disputes between Erbil and Baghdad, the war on ISIL, as well as, the refugee crisis and the current status of minorities in Iraqi Kurdistan.

MERI is pleased to host a roundtable meeting on Thursday 8 October, 2015, at 3:00 PM at MERI Office, to debate MERI’s report on establishing “Protecting Minorities’ Rights in the Kurdistan Region: A Taylor-Made Model.”

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Launching MERI’s Kirkuk Report

August 25th, 2015 by MERI

Th report and its recommendations will be presented to the Provincial Council of Kirkuk in the presence of representatives of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), diplomatic missions in Iraq and Kurdistan Region, NGOs press and media outlets.

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Launching MERI’s Report on Ethnic and Religious Minorities in Kurdistan Region

KRG Security and Political Briefing

October 3rd, 2014 by MERI

Please note change of date from 14th to 15th due to conflict with a major KRG event.

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The meeting will bring together opinion-formers and high level representatives from the Kurdish region to identify strategies for ways forward for the KRG – Baghdad relationship

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In this roundtable meeting, experts report on the political, legal and societal aspects of violence against women, and focus on how prevention is possible.

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The Kirkuk Policy debate

August 3rd, 2014 by MERI

This event will bring together experts and policy makers to debate the complexities of Kirkuk, in-light of recent developments…

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Meeting on Political Unity

July 6th, 2014 by MERI

In response to the current crisis the political parties of the Kurdish region must demonstrate unity in their strategy and approach.

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MERI’s Public Launch

June 2nd, 2014 by MERI

MERI is holding its launching event, in the presence of Kurdistan Parliamentary members on Tuesday, 3 June, 2014.

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