The Relationship of CSOs with Government, Religious, and Trib...

The Landscape of Civil Society in Iraq

The civil society possesses significant impact on countries. It campaigns on issues as human rights or environmental protection, and might eventually influence political decision ma...
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Syrian-Iranian Relations Since 2000

The Iranian Crescent – Part 3

The article series "The Iranian Crescent" analyzes Iran's political, geostrategic and economic interests in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon. Part three of the trilogy sheds light on Syrian-...
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The Case of the Informal Settlement of Tadamun

What about the Return of IDPs to Areas Controlled by the Syrian Government?

More than a decade into the conflict in Syria more than 12 million people have been displaced. The Syrian regime’s claim in 2021 that millions have returned is far from reality. Myr...
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How the Syrian Government Uses Water to Punish and Reward

Water Warfare

The Syrian government under Bashar al-Assad uses the country’s water resources as a weapon against dissidents. The instrumentalization of water supply follows decades of its mismana...
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How a Two-party System Drives Iraqi Kurdish Migration En Mass...

Escaping From Duopoly Rule

In mid-2021 the EU experienced an influx of several tens of thousands of immigrants, primarily from Iraqi Kurdistan. Belarusian authorities fueled the situation by increasing the nu...
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Lebanese-Iranian Relations Since the 1990s

The Iranian Crescent – Part 2

The article series "The Iranian Crescent" analyzes Iran's political, geostrategic and economic interests in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon. Part two of the trilogy sheds light on Lebanese-...
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Podcast, Episode 9
„A Seat at the Table - Empowering the Role of Women in Governance with Paiman Ahmad “ (Episode 9)
In this episode, we discuss the role of women in policy making in Iraq and the necessity to empower women and encourage them to participate in civil movements and political decision...
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Podcast, Episode 8
„A Seat at the Table - Youth Empowerment Through Financial Literacy with Dina Shoman “ (Episode 8)
In this episode, we discuss youth empowerment, women empowerment, and the importance of financial literacy.
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Podcast, Episode 7
„A Seat at the Table - Sustainable Social & Economic Development in the Region by Empowering Women wi...
In this episode, we discuss the importance of working on gender based violence (GBV), the impact of the economic crisis in Lebanon on GBV, and ways forward for a better future for w...
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Podcast, Episode 6
„A Seat at the Table - Women in Iraq and Academia with Hadeel Abdulhameed“ (Episode 6)
In this episode, we discuss culture, gender studies, the Tishreen Movement and the impact created by her scholary network, IWAN.
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Podcast, Episode 5
„A Seat at the Table ─ Women & Entrepreneurship in the Middle East“ (Episode 5)
In this episode, we discuss the The Impact of the Economic Deterioration in Lebanon on Women with Cerine Farhat, Nour Elwan, Lara Nina Shabb, and Hamad Elias.
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Podcast, Episode 4
„A Seat at the Table ─ Economic Deterioration in Lebanon & Women“ (Episode 4)
In this episode, we discuss the The Impact of the Economic Deterioration in Lebanon on Women with Hayat Mirshad, Lara Nina Shabb, and Hamad Elias.
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Podcast, Episode 3
„A Seat at the Table ─ Women & The Electoral System in Lebanon“ (Episode 3)
In this episode, we discuss the electoral system in Lebanon with a special lens on women with Houda Osta Asas, Lara Nina Shabb, and Hamad Elias.
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Podcast, Episode 2
„A Seat at the Table ─ Women on the Healthcare Frontline“ (Episode 2)
In this episode, we discuss the Women on the Healthcare Frontline with Dr. Myrna Doumit, Dr. Mona Ghanem, Lara Nina Shabb, and Hamad Elias.
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Podcast, Episode 1
„A Seat at the Table ─ The Power of Storytelling“ (Episode 1)
In this episode, we discuss the power of storytelling and how important it is to own your story when facing challenges in the Arab culture.
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„From Beirut to Baghdad – Konrad’s Journey through the Middle East“ (Episode 7)
Interview with Abbas al-Anbori, Chairman of Rewaq Baghdad Center for Public Policy, on the parliament's vote on the Iraqi presidency
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