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.

Congregations turned to Actors: The case of Christian Local Reconstruction Committees in Nineveh

The role of the Church-led local reconstruction committees in sustainable community rehabilitation in the Nineveh Plains is examined & policy recommendations are offered.

Violent Extremism in Mosul & the Kurdistan Region: Context, Drivers, and Public Perception

This field study underlines that building resilience against VE is a long-term process, requires building intra- & inter-community trust, & trust between people & the authorities.

Sectarianism and Sectarianisation in Iraq: Ambassadorial Appointments as an Exemplar

Sectarianisation of Iraq’s governance has already become a powerful driver of conflict. Left unaddressed, it can become irreversible. Here, ambassadorial appointments are used to underline the issues and offer ways forward.

“We’re Real Iraqis”: Securing Roma Rights and Integration

This brief examines the socio-political & socio-economic circumstances of the Iraqi Roma & urge the Federal & KR Governments to prioritise addressing the marginalization of the Roma.

Decentralisation in Iraq: Process, Progress & a New Tailor-Made Model

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

Ninewa: Initiative Mapping of Sustainable Returns & Stabilization Efforts

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

Ninewa: Barriers to Return and Community Resilience – A Meta Analysis

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.