Think tank

Middle East Research Institute

MERI

Erbil, Iraq

The Middle East Research Institute (MERI) MERI is an independent, non-profit making and non-governmental organisation, focused on policy issues relating to the people, the land and the system of governance in the Middle East in general, and Iraq and Kurdistan Region in particular. MERI’s mission is to contribute to the process of nation- and state-building in the Middle East via research, analysis and policy debates. MERI’s ultimate objective is to promote and develop human rights, democracy, good governance, the rule of law and social and economic prosperity.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.meri-k.org/

Address:
1186 Dream City, Bakhtiari, Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Country:
Iraq

Sub-region:
Western Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Operating languages
Arabic , English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1970
Age (years)
Middle East Research Institute
 51
Iraq average
2021 
Global average
2021 
Founded by
Founders: Prof D. Ala'Aldeen, Mr F. Smail, Mr A. Abdulrahman
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Dlawer Ala'Aldeen
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Dlawer Ala'Aldeen
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Middle East Research Institute
 14
Iraq average
 14
Global average
 120

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Middle East Research Institute
 20
Iraq average
 20
Global average
 6,638
Financials
2018
Middle East Research Institute
 $500,000
Iraq average
 $500,000
Global average
 $61,000,234

Social

Likes (2019)
Middle East Research Institute
 8,686
Iraq average
 5,732
Global average
 24,322
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Middle East Research Institute
 8,137
Iraq average
 4,492
Global average
 15,211
Subscribers (2019)
Middle East Research Institute
 288
Iraq average
 159
Global average
 5,948
Followers (2019)
Middle East Research Institute
 83
Iraq average
 64
Global average
 6,826

Data notes

Last updated: 07/05/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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