diplomacy

Safeguarding Financial Stability & Developing a Modern Economy

Safeguarding Financial Stability & Developing a Modern Economy

H.E. Nechirvan Barzani, the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, on his vision to achieve economic stability and sustainable growth in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
07 Jun 2016

MERI Forum 2015: Sharing Visions for the Future of the Middle East

MERI Forum 2015: Sharing Visions for the Future of the Middle East

By bringing together leading figures in domestic and international politics, MERI aims to provide a platform for constructive dialogue to those committed to overcoming the crises currently facing the region.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

A Logistical Center For International Security Forces

A Logistical Center For International Security Forces

Djibouti’s political stability and its strategic location in the Horn of Africa mean the country has the opportunity to become a favorable partner at the international level.

Djibouti
16 Apr 2015

KRG Worldwide

KRG Worldwide

The KRG’s dynamic foreign relations are crucial and integral components of the Kurdistan Region’s economic and social development. The DFR’s foremost objectives are to raise the global profile of...

Kurdistan Region
26 Feb 2015

Forging Ties Globally

Forging Ties Globally

Despite the challenges the Kurdistan Region faced in 2014, the KRG has not retreated from its main goals– improving security in the Region and forging strong diplomatic and economic ties globally.

Kurdistan Region
25 Feb 2015

Notes from Westminster

Notes from Westminster

The profile of the Iraqi Kurds in the British parliament continues to soar.

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2014

Notes from Westminster

Notes from Westminster

The British Parliament has cross-party groups providing bridges of friendship with 133 countries and regions. The all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq has become one of...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014

Commitment to Democracy & Rule of Law

Commitment to Democracy & Rule of Law

In a very brief period of time, the Kurdistan Region has managed to achieve a rapidly developing economy, political stability, and national cohesion.

Kurdistan Region
30 Jul 2013

Building Bridges

Falah Mustafa Bakir, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, KRG

IIG talks to Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir on the KRG's foreign policy priorities.

Kurdistan Region
07 Jun 2016 - Erbil

Kurdistan in Italy

Rezan Kader, Representative, KRG Italy

IIG talks to Rezan Kader, the KRG Representative in Italy, on the KRG - Italy bilateral ties.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

Kurdistan in Australia

Haval Syan, Representative, KRG Australia

IIG talks to Haval Syan, the KRG Representative in Commonwealth of Australia, on the KRG-Australia bilateral ties.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

What’s on the Horizon

Prof. Dlawer Ala'Aldeen, President, Middle East Research Institute

IIG talks to Prof. Dlawer Ala’Aldeen about Erbil-Baghdad relations, the MERI Forum 2015, and Institutes’s future projects.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

Cooperation On All Fronts

Bayan Sami Rahman, High Representative, KRG

IIG talks to Bayan Sami Rahman, the KRG High Representative to the USA, on the KRG-U.S. relations and her Representation's top priorities to further strengthen...

Kurdistan Region
29 Sep 2015 - Erbil

Partner Of Choice

Karwan Jamal Tahir, High Representative, KRG

IIG talks to Karwan Jamal Tahir, the KRG High Representative to the UK, on the KRG-U.K. relations, and his Representation's top priorities & goals to further...

Kurdistan Region
29 Sep 2015 - Erbil

Leading the Way

Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister, KRG

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani explains the KRG's economic performance, why investors should choose Kurdistan as a business destination, and the key...

Kurdistan Region
23 Feb 2015 - Erbil

Confidence in the Future

Masoud Barzani, President, KRG

IIG talks to President Masoud Barzani about the Kurdistan Region’s cooperation with the international community, new regional challenges, and Kurdistan’s...

Kurdistan Region
23 Feb 2015 - Erbil

The KRG's Foreign Policy Perspective

Falah Mustafa Bakir, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, KRG

Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir details the Kurdistan Region’s foreign policy goals and priorities in 2015 and the Region’s strengthening ties with the...

Kurdistan Region
17 Dec 2014 - Erbil

The UK: A Friend to the Kurdistan Region

Angus Mckee, British Consul General, Kurdistan Region

British Consul General Angus McKee discusses the growing commercial ties between the Kurdistan Region and the United Kingdom and shares his government's...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2014 - Erbil

Kurdistan's Leading Research Center

Prof. Dlawer Ala'Aldeen, President, Middle East Research Institute

Professor Dlawer Ala’Aldeen gives an overview of the areas of focus that will guide MERI’s research in the coming year and the Institute’s role in...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2014 - Erbil

Kurdistan in Austria

Dr. Mustafa Ramazan Goran, Representative, KRG in Austria

Dr. Mustafa Ramazan Goran speaks to IIG regarding the ties that the KRG Representation in Austria is fostering between Austrian and Kurdish business and...

Kurdistan Region
04 Sep 2014 - Erbil

Kurdistan in France

Khaman Zirar Asaad, Representative, KRG in France

Khaman Zirar Asaad provides IIG exclusive insight into the ways in which the KRG Representation in France is bringing French business to the Kurdistan...

Kurdistan Region
03 Sep 2014 - Erbil

Promoting Opportunities for Growth

Rezan Kader, KRG Representative to Italy, KRG

Rezan Kader discusses the business and investment opportunities that the Kurdistan Region offers Italian companies, and provides insight into the ways...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Long-term Collaboration

Dilshad Barzani, KRG Representative in Germany, KRG

Dilshad Barzani provides IIG with insight into the ways in which the KRG’s Representative office in Germany has brought the KRG and Germany together...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Promoting Spanish Investment

Daban Shadala, KRG Representative in Spain, KRG

Daban Shadala provides IIG with insights into the KRG Representation in Spain’s strategy to draw Spanish investment into the Kurdistan Region, as well...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Securing a Rapidly Developing Society

Karim Sinjari, Minister of Interior, KRG

Minister Karim Sinjari provides IIG with exclusive analysis of the operations of the Kurdistan Region’s security apparatus, as well as the challenges...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2013 - Erbil

Farsighted Leadership

Masoud Barzani, President, Kurdistan Region

The President of the Kurdistan Region His Excellency Masoud Barzani provides IIG with exclusive insight into the driving forces behind Kurdistan’s success...

Kurdistan Region
29 Aug 2013 - Erbil

The Partner of Choice

Alistair Burt, Parliamentary, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Minister Alistair Burt provides IIG with exclusive insight into the role the Kurdistan Region can play in providing stability and facilitating the further...

Kurdistan Region
13 Aug 2013 - London

Strong Relations

Hugh Evans, Consul General, British Consulate General in Erbil

Hugh Evans talks to IIG on the current bilateral relations between the UK and the Kurdistan Region, the UK’s priorities in the Region, the major accomplishments...

Kurdistan Region
29 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Shaping the Future of the Kurdistan Region

Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister, KRG

PM Nechirvan Barzani provides IIG with exclusive insight into the importance of the KRG’s Human Capacity Development Program, the major structural reforms...

Kurdistan Region
29 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Diplomacy in Action

Dr. Fuad Hussein, Chief of Staff to the President, Kurdistan Region

Dr Fuad Hussein provides IIG with exclusive analysis of the recent political developments in the Region, the role the KRG has played in promoting regional...

Kurdistan Region
05 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Kurdistan in the UK

Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, High Representative to the UK, KRG

Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman provides exclusive insight into changing media perceptions of the Kurdistan Region, increased relations between the KRG and the...

Kurdistan Region
06 May 2013 - Erbil

Good Governance & Transparency

Nisar Talabany, Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister, KRG

Nisar Talabany explains the growth of the Good Governance and Transparency Strategy, the inclusion of the Kurdistan Region in the Extractive Industries...

Kurdistan Region
29 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Cultural Relations & Human Capital

Yonghyon Kim, Consul General, Embassy Office of the Republic of Korea

Yonghyon Kim talks to IIG on the development of bilaterial relations between the Kurdistan Region and the Republic of Korea, the importance of cultural...

Kurdistan Region
18 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Facilitating, Openness & Stability

Falah Mustafa Bakir, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, KRG

IIG meets with Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir to hear his thoughts on Kurdistan’s open door policy, its relations with its immediate neighbors, and his...

Kurdistan Region
26 Feb 2013 - Erbil