MERI Forum 2024: Towards Good Governance & Prosperity

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MERI Forum is Iraq's top policy conference that revolve heavily around the country's immediate policy priorities, the ever-changing regional dynamics and the opportunities available for international engagement.



Iraq Forum opening remarks

Iraq Forum is a unique platform in Baghdad for national and international stakeholders to share their visions, debate strategies, and offer bold and necessary policy recommendations designed to tackle the country’s major challenges.


Iraq Forum 2023

The Iraq Forum is a new Baghdad-based platform for policy debates; organised by MERI in partnership with Iraq Institute for Dialogue and Al-Nahrain Centre for Strategic Studies


The US is Here to Stay

The special policy debate was dedicated to discussing US policy in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, following a visit by a high-level US delegation to Baghdad and Erbil.




Sinjar Agreement: Progress and Barriers

An in-depth analysis of the challenges and opportunities surrounding the implementation of the Sinjar Agreement, with Rebar Ahmed, the KRG Minister of Interior, and Claudio Cordone, the Deputy SRSG

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A series of exciting events are lined up for this year, including meetings, debates, workshops, seminars and conferences. Click here to see past events