Al-Bayan Center hosted a round table discussion with Dr. Karin von Hippel, director-general of the British think tank, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).

Discussions ranged from the priorities for the new government, to regional challenges that will likely impact Iraq. Attendees included young professionals from various government agencies.

Dr. von Hippel also expressed interest in future collaborations and partnerships with likeminded organization in Iraq, and emphasized the need for greater strategic and prioritized engagement from the international community.

Al-Bayan Center is committed to engaging with both Iraqi policymakers and the international community on addressing the multitude of challenges facing Iraq by conducting public policy research that seeks to reform the country’s institutional capacity.