Minority Issues Research Institute
Research That Matters
MIRI is an independent non-partisan think tank headquartered in Bratislava, Slovakia. We are dedicated to conducting research on minority issues and promoting the rights of minorities worldwide. We foster collaboration and connections between scientists, researchers, practitioners, and minorities from diverse backgrounds to work towards a more just, fair and inclusive future.
Stay up to date on the latest events and initiatives addressing current affairs and minority issues by checking out the upcoming events hosted by MIRI.
- Fri, Nov 10Online EventNov 10, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM GMT+1Online EventMinority Issues Research Institute (MIRI) is organizing a panel of experts from the regions affected by conflicts to shed light on these events and explore the extent to which they are part of the Russian geopolitical chess game.
- Fri, Oct 06Online EventOct 06, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2Online EventTalk by Mitchell A. Orenstein on the topic Transformation of Europe after Russian aggression into Ukraine within the MIRI Seminar on Current Affairs. Mitchell A. Orenstein is a Professor of Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
- Sat, Sep 30Online EventSep 30, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PMOnline EventGuest Lecture by Dr Svetluša Surová, Senior Researcher of Minority Issues Research Institute (MIRI) for the students of the Florida International University of the class on the International Protection of Human Rights.
Watch The Latest Seminar
Talk by Mitchell A. Orenstein on the topic Transformation of Europe after Russian aggression into Ukraine within the MIRI Seminar on Current Affairs
What We Do
Public Policy Research
Our team of experienced researchers conducts policy analysis and research to address the challenges faced by minority communities. We provide evidence-based recommendations to policymakers, NGOs, and other stakeholders to promote inclusive policies and practices.
We offer training and capacity-building programs to enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals and organizations working on minority issues. Our programs cover a range of topics including research methodologies, advocacy and community mobilization.
Networking & Collaboration
We facilitate connections and collaboration between stakeholders working on minority issues. We organize events, workshops, and conferences to bring together researchers, policymakers, NGOs, and minority communities to share knowledge and best practices.
We develop communication strategies and outreach campaigns to raise awareness about minority issues and promote inclusive policies and practices.
Meet MIRI Team
MIRI is a dedicated team of experts working towards promoting and protecting human and minority rights in Slovakia and abroad. We believe in the importance of research, education, and active involvement in shaping a more just society. Learn more about our team and the work we do to make a difference.
MIRI Seminar on Current Affairs
Is Russia Back to the Grand Chessboard: Niger, Azerbaijan, Kosovo and Gaza
November 10, 3 pm CET