Maha Yassin


Maha Yassin is a Research Fellow at IRIS, specializing in environmental policy, climate security, and activism in Iraq. Previously, she worked as a Research Fellow and Outreach Officer at Clingendael – the Netherlands Institute for International Relations, managing the Basra Forum for Climate, Environment, and Security. Maha holds an MA in Communication Studies and a B.Sc in Geology. With extensive experience in the humanitarian sector, she specializes in civil society engagement and addressing environmental threats, particularly in the southern region of Iraq.