In this policy report an enhanced model is proposed that builds on existing culture and understanding of decentralisation, and is designed to provide solutions for the numerous challenges Iraq currently faces

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Through an analysis of the current initiatives in Ninewa, this report highlights critical challenges relating to stabilization and the return of internally displaced persons.

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Designed to inform & enhance stakeholder policies, this meta-analysis of the vast literature on the barriers to IDP return covers important analytical and contextual gaps.

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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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