In June 2019, CARPO and the EastWest Institute (EWI) have started their new EU-funded project “Iraq and its Neighbours – Enhancing Dialogue and Regional Integration in West Asia”. The project envisions Iraq as the center-point for regional dialogue and cooperation, rather than as a theater of regional proxy wars and conflict. It envisages a series of bilateral and multilateral workshops to facilitate dialogue between civil society advisors from Iraq and its immediate neighbours Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Kuwait, with the aim of identifying and operationalising tangible avenues for cooperation and coordination on issues of shared interest and concern. They will also discuss the current and future role of the European Union both in Iraq and the region as a whole.
Project duration: June 2019 – November 2020
Projectpartner: EastWest Institute
Get more information on this project through our Press Release
3 July 2019: Launch event, Córdoba Casa Árabe