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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

The Yezidi Genocide

The Yezidi Genocide

By Tim Mewmaw
Tim Mewmaw is currently writing a novel, titled: Wearing a Niqab, to memorialize the Yezidi’s strength in the face of the Islamic State’s onslaught over the past 14 months.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

Notes from Westminster

Notes from Westminster

How a dynamic, pluralist and moderate Kurdistan can help the world overcome Daesh

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 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

The Future Economic Challenges of Kurdistan

The Future Economic Challenges of Kurdistan

The majority of people in the Kurdistan Region are financially dependent on the government, which is itself dependent on oil income. Like many oil-based economies, the region’s economic booms and busts...

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

Kurdistan Energy Update

Kurdistan Energy Update

In the latest sign that Kurdish oil has established a foothold in the international market, November marked the third consecutive month of payments to firms exporting crude through the Ceyhan pipeline.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

The Impact of the Humanitarian Crises on Human Security

The Impact of the Humanitarian Crises on Human Security

The on-going structural conflict in Iraq coupled with the advance of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq has severely compromised human security in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

Resilience-building in the Kurdistan Region

Resilience-building in the Kurdistan Region

With decreasing humanitarian aid, more development must come: resilience-building for refugees and host community in Kurdistan, writes Roger Guiu, MERI Research Fellow.

Kurdistan Region
01 Oct 2015

Sustainable Growth in Kurdistan’s Energy Industry

Sustainable Growth in Kurdistan’s Energy Industry

The oil and gas industry’s potential and challenges in the Kurdistan Region, writes Shwan Zulal, Carduchi Consulting Director.

Kurdistan Region
01 Oct 2015

Rwanga Community

Rwanga Community

By Whitman Davis, Rwanga Foundation
When Rwanga decided to open a designated area primarily for Yazidi internally displaced persons (IDPs), there was careful consideration give...

Kurdistan Region
30 Sep 2015

Notes from Westminster

Notes from Westminster

British foreign policy has been relatively passive for over a year to avoid needless controversy before the election and as parliament and government have settled in.

Kurdistan Region
29 Sep 2015

Confidence Remains High

Confidence Remains High

Shwan Zulal shares his insight on the recent events and their impact on the oil and gas industry.

Kurdistan Region
09 Sep 2014
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