Iraq Open Data

October 2nd, 2021 by MERI

Iraq Open Data is a collection of  (397) datasets relating to gender and policy issues in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.

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Summary of the MERI policy debate with the German Ambassador Ole Diehl on his country’s policies and the challenges they face in Iraq and KRI.

A summary report of the MERI rountable discussions on the UK’s policy objectives in Iraq & Kurdistan Region, the challenges they face and policy recommendations for stakeholders.

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MERI is globally ranked as the top think tank for the 6th consecutive year and No 27 among 599 major think tanks in MENA countries.

Peace and Stability in Iraq

February 6th, 2020 by Kristin Perry

Prospects for peace and stability in Iraq are being threatened by civil unrest and escalating tensions between the US and Iran. This roundtable report summarizes current dynamics and their policy implications for national and international stakeholders.

MERI is among the top 7% think tanks in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries.  It went up to No. 34 among 507 institutions.

Stabilization & IDP Return in Nineveh

January 9th, 2020 by Kristin Perry

The Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government, and International NGOs must engage in a concerted effort to prioritize investment in IDP return.

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The way forward for Kurdistan Region

July 21st, 2019 by Amez Smail

Report on the MERI round table for Mr. Martyn Warr to discuss the past and propose ways forward for the KRI.

Reporting on a policy-debate to decipher the complex security, economic and political dynamics of US-Iran tensions.

Telafar has one of the most diverse ethno-religious populations in Nineveh Province. It witnessed significant demographic changes after Islamic State occupation & subsequent liberation. Telafar leaders debated the future of the district and its people.