Reconciliation and Citizenship in Iraq

Following the Erbial meeting, a conference on  Reconciliation and Citizenship in Iraq: A Consultation of Civic and Religious Leaders, was held in Bern, 18–19 June 2016. This was organized by the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO),  Hikmat Center for Dialogue and CSIME. Among the participants from Iraq were Dr. Mashhadani (former speaker of Parliament), Dr. […]

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The Hamouns and the Water Crisis in Iran

CSIME board member and senior advisor, Mr. David Laylin, participated in a symposium Sept 7th, organized by the Washington think tank, the Atlantic Council. The subject was the disappearing Hamoun wetlands of Sistan, Iran and the need for technical and financial assistance from the World Bank. The documentary film, Once a Hamoun, directed by the […]

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Dr. Noori’s talk at the ILEC 2016 International Legal Ethics Conference VII

Dr. Noori’s talk at the ILEC 2016 International Legal Ethics Conference VII The seventh International Legal Ethics Conference was held from July 14 to 16 at Fordham Law School. The three-day conference, held every other year in a different country, featured more than 80 programs on a range of topics including access to justice, international rule of law, […]

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CSIME at World Economic Forum in Davos

This was the third time that Dr. Iravani attended this significant gathering which comprised of various world leaders. As a scholar and as a member of Global Agenda Council, he played an active role at the Forum. Dr. Iravani, as a panelist, contributed in four public and private sessions. In addition, he started his first […]

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Events with Dr. Akhlaq

Report April 2016 – Dr. Akhlaq   Dr. Akhlaq presentation at Borah Symposium in Idaho University Following official invitation of Borah Committee, Borah Symposium 2016 on “Waging Peace,” 4-6 April in University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, Dr. Sayed Hassan Akhlaq presented at the Panel Discussion on Refugee Crisis alongside with Kristin Haltinner (Assistant Professor, UI), […]

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Visit to the Holy City of Najaf

This declaration sums up the joint recommendations of a group of intellectuals and religious leaders from a wide range of Iraqi communities and from several European countries. It resulted from a conference that took place in Erbil on 2-5 June 2016. The declaration is based on an inclusive concept of Iraqi citizenship where sectarian identities must […]

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