The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy
The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of democratic transitions in the Middle East through analysis, advocacy, and action.
In 2017 timeps experts were featured more than 350 times in international journals, news wires, and television programs such as the new york times, the washington post, the wall street journal, the guardian, and nbc. In 2017 timeps research team continued to produce long-term, evidence-based research that forms the basis of all of the institutes knowledge production. To inform its research and advocacy, timep relies on local voices from the region. To this end, in 2017 the institute engaged with 12 new contributors including eight on the ground in the region, whilewelcoming to its team six new nonresident fellows who bring expert insight and local perspectives. Through its advocacy efforts, timep delivers its message and informed recommendations to policymakingaudiences. This year, timep successfully implemented a new advocacy strategy that moreheavily involves european policymakers, recognizing this group as an important audience and allyin advancing timeps mission. The institute established new relationships with 25 european policymakersand timeps executive director brought the institutes work straight to this audience throughworkshops held specifically for e uropean union and nato officials. In the first half of 2017, timep continued to expand and adjust its advocacy to achieve its missionnationally and internationally. In addition to timeps advocacy efforts in the united states, and in light of the new u.s. Administration, a main component of this involved expanding the focus towardeuropean policymakers and organizations, which has been complemented by the opening of timepeurope in brussels. Timep also continued to seek out new contacts and allies within domestic andforeign governments, international organizations, and civil society, and utilized different mediums toreach these target audiences.