June 12th, 2018 by Dlawer Ala’Aldeen
This policy book addresses the structural & functional weaknesses in th KRI’s governance system, and makes practical recommendations for its reform.
April 15th, 2018 by Kamaran Palani
“dissent between Brussels and Ankara is highly likely given the Turkish Armed Forces’ broad kinetic engagement in both Iraq and Syria”
January 25th, 2018 by Irene Costantini
The findings stress the destabilizing and traumatic effects of displacement and the urgency of addressing them
October 11th, 2017 by Khogir Wirya
This report focuses on the Yazidi community and their perceptions on conflicts and future reconciliation following the Islamic States invasion in 2014
July 12th, 2017 by Dave van Zoonen
This report explores perceptions of reconciliation among the Turkmen community in Tal Afar through examining concepts of justice, security and return.
June 18th, 2017 by Tomáš Kaválek
Since 2014, Shingal has become an arena of competition between local, national and regional actors. This report outlines the competing interests and provides recommendations to all stakeholders.
September 5th, 2016 by Dylan O’Driscoll
This report analyses the non-military elements that must be addressed prior to launching the final offensive against IS in Mosul city. It focuses on humanitarian planning, issues of governance, and post-conflict security, reconstruction and reconciliation.
July 17th, 2016 by Athanasios Manis
This Report analyses the crucial aspects of the current economic crisis and the KRG’s immediate response. The author argues that it is only when the economic meltdown is averted in the short-term that the KRG will be able to proceed with deep structural reforms.
July 12th, 2016 by MERI
This first MERI Economic Forum explored the challenges and policy options available to mitigate the current economic crisis in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. The title, “Time for a Radical Rethink,” was reflected in the debates that resulted in actionable recommendations for the government and private sector.
February 17th, 2016 by MERI
In convening such high-level panels and making room for the participation of diplomats, government officials, civil society representatives, and media, the MERI Forum 2015 fostered greater debate and, more importantly, action on these issues.