Under the Patronage of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic Ms. Katerina Sakellaropoulou

Delphi Economic Forum IX

April 10-13, 2024

Dlawer Ala'Aldeen

Dlawer Ala'Aldeen

Dlawer Ala'Aldeen


Middle East Research Institute, Iraq

The Founding President of the Middle East Research Institute (MERI, www.meri-k.org). Formerly, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research (KRG, 2009-2012) and Professor of Medicine in Nottingham University, UK. In the field of medicine, he held a number of leadership positions in the UK within the Health Protection England, Medical Research Council, Royal College of Pathologists, and Society for General Microbiology. In the policy field, Ala’Aldeen has long been engaged in nation and state-building projects in Iraq, and has published extensively on the political & security dynamics in the Middle East
and state-building and democratisation in the Iraq and Kurdistan Region. His recent books: ‘Nation-Building and the System of Governance in Kurdistan Region’ (2013)
‘State-Building: A Roadmap for the Rule-of-Law and Institutionalisation in Kurdistan Region’ (2018) and State-Building in Iraq, Addressing the Structural and Functional Gaps in the Governing System (2021).

Saturday 13

  • 09.50 - 10.50

    The Gaza War and the Future of the Middle East Security Architecture


    location_onArtemis Hall | European Cultural Centre of Delphi