DEC. 19, 2017
The change in the security configuration in the disputed territories in Iraq has triggered a new wave of population returns. Those displaced families that were unable and/or blocked to return to north Nineveh have started moving back — with challenging consequences in terms of social cohesion and stability. Social Inquiry is re-launching the report on social cohesion, fragility and peacebuilding in north Nineveh conducted earlier in 2017: find it here.
MAR. 18, 2018
Our director’s piece in the Forced Migration Review (@FMReview) is out! Although we are the only ones not talking about Syria, but Iraq, happy to have contributed with some analysis on forced displacement and, especially, returns. Check our article “Balancing the rights of displaced, returning and remaining populations: learning from Iraq” in this link.
AUG. 23, 2018
This past weekend, in Erbil, we organized the first gathering of all our 30+ enumerators and field teams in #Ninewa, coming from nearly all districts: Sinjar, Tel Afar, Tel Kaif, Hamdaniya, Mosul Centre… Time to refresh some methodological concepts, lessons learned and build team bounds!