• The unfolding of the informal dialogue among the ethnic and religious minority

    The Open Debates #5 attempted to contribute to the unfolding of the informal dialogue among the ethnic and religious minority, representatives, decision-makers, lawmakers, and stakeholders regarding the political participation of the minorities. One of the main goals of the Open Debates is
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  • WOMAN QUOTA IN IRAQ: LIMITING OR SECURING WOMAN POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

    OPEN THINK TANK (OTT) organized its seventh conference under the name of Open Debates 7 in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), Syria/Iraq office. The Open Debates is a series of public events such as conference...
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  • OTT member of a cosortium from 12 countries in EU funded a pave project

    We are delighted to announce that OTT will take part in the EU's Horizon 2020 research programme "Preventing and Addressing Violent Extremism through Community Resilience in the Balkan and MENA (PAVE)"
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Conference Report: Women quota in Iraq: limiting or securing women political participation.
OPEN THINK TANK (OTT) organized its seventh conference under the name of Open Debates 7 in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), Syria/Iraq office. The Open Debates is a series of public events such as conferences, meetings, and workshops held by Open Think Tank in collaboration with it...
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OPEN DEBATES 7: Conference Program
The Open Think Tank is holding its seventh conference, Open Debates 7, in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS). The conference is on “WOMAN QUOTA IN IRAQ: LIMITING OR SECURING WOMAN POLITICAL PARTICIPATION” will be held on October 17-18, 2019 in Erbil, Gulan St., Sa’d Abdullah Conv...
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German Consul-General visited OTT
    The OTT had the pleasure of receiving the German Consul-General, H.E. Barbara Wolf, at OTT office to discuss the current political and humanitarian developments in Iraq and the KRI.   Duhok. Sep 24, 2019  ...
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OTT to Co-organize Nurses and the Future of Healthcare in the Middle East conference
OTT  will gladly participate in co-organizing Nurses and the Future of Healthcare in the Middle East Conference in collaboration with The American University of Kurdistan and Nursing and Midwifery Development Centre. The conference will take place on 3-5 March of 2020 in Duhok.  ...
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OTT president meets with president of Kurdistan parliament-Iraq
As part of preparations for the Open Think Tank’s upcoming conference (OPEN DEBATES 7), Dr. Mohammedali Taha, the President of the OTT, met with Kurdistan Parliament’s President Dr. Rewaz Faeq. We are glad to announce that Dr. Faeq will be participating in our next conference. Erbil. Sep 8, ...
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Training course for the Improvement of the Spokespersons in the KRI
An informed citizenry is a fundamental principle of democracy where citizens have to be informed about public issues in order to make better decisions. A well trained and successful spokesperson is an advocate of the political system using different communication channels to deliver the information ...
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OPEN DEBATES 6: Return and Recovery of the Yezidi and Christian Minorities in Iraq
Date: June 13, 2019 Venue: the American University of Kurdistan, Duhok Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) Number of Speakers: 12 (9 Panel Speakers and 3 Panel Chairs) Total Number of Participants: 120 registered participants OPEN THINK TANK (OTT) organized its Sixth conference under the name of Open Deb...
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OPEN DEBATES 5: Report and Recommendations
The Open Debates #5 attempted to contribute to the unfolding of the informal dialogue among the ethnic and religious minority, representatives, decision-makers, lawmakers, and stakeholders regarding the political participation of the minorities. One of the main goals of the Open Debates is to disse...
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Leave or Remain in Iraq? Opinions and expectations for an Independent Kurdistan
The referendum for an Independent Kurdistan to be held on 25th of September 2017 is an important issue not only for Iraq but for the entire region and the international community. Despite the results of the upcoming referendum on 25th of September, a deeper discussion has to take place regarding the...
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Whither coexistence in troubled times?
This project was prepared and conducted in partnership between Open Think Tank (NGO based in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq) and Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung Syria/Iraq Office. We hereby thank all the people who took the time to participate in this survey and all the collaborators who contributed to this ...
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