A collection of papers giving a closer look into some of the factors that shape the civic space in Northeast Syria, the structures , main stakeholders and human capital. These papers are based on data from a cross-sectional perception gauging survey of members of active Civil Society Organizations in NES
Supporting local organizations and civil society actors is one of IMPACT’s core missions. IMPACT continuously documents and analyzes the Syrian civil society landscape with the ultimate aim of aiding this work.
The 2021 round of mapping has seen significant changes in the Syrian civil society landscape. A significant reduction in violence since the previous phase has enabled more Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to emerge. The environment is now defined by distinct civil society hubs that are marked by the various territories.
Humanitarian work in Syria is limited by complex, bureaucratic financial systems that prevent the necessary funds from entering the country. Any mention of Syria is a red flag for banks with small CSOs on the front lines paying the price of over-compliance. This research paper outlines the invisible sanctions that inhibit humanitarian work in Syria, with recommendations for improving the system.
Exploring the potentials, limits, and future roles of Syrian civil society in the Middle East and Europe.
An explanation of Syrian diaspora CSOs challenges and opportunities at the home, host, and international level. The report aims to illustrate the multiple layers of Syrian diaspora embeddedness into political structures.