Without a Federation Council, State-building in Iraq remains elusive

The unicameral legislature’s dominance has contributed to the country’s fragility, but a constitutionally mandated solution to this problem already exists

Women Empowerment in Institutional Leadership

This policy debate focused the relatively weak participation of women in decision-making in Iraq and Kurdistan Region, and how to address the gap

Education and Employment: Critical for Securing Peace for Gypsies in Iraq

Gypsies have been living in Iraq & KRI for centuries, adding to the country’s diversity. This report examines experiences of conflict, displacement & post-conflict priorities of Gypsies.

Expelling US forces from Iraq will be bad for all stakeholders – including Iran

Baghdad needs to maintain western troop presence as well as keep Tehran on side. There is a way forward

Iraq’s Energy Priorities: Oil, Gas and Renewables

Policy makers and experts discussed the challenges and opportunities facing Iraq in the energy sector

Decentralization or Re-centralization: That’s the Question

This policy debate examined the mode of governance in Iraq, zeroing in on the ideal scenario that could suit Iraq in light of its constitutionally stated federal nature and the diversities it enjoins.

The Al-Sudani Cabinet: Pledges, Progress & Prospects

In this policy debate, the challenges and achievements of the incumbent Al-Sudani government was critically appraised, a year after its inauguration.

Nineveh: People’s Needs, Aspirations and Perceptions

In this panel, discussions focused on Nineveh people’s needs, aspirations, and perceptions of governance in the province.