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Apr 18, 2017 / Video
Apr 18, 2017 / Video
Apr 18, 2017 / Blog
They come from all sorts of places in Syria, own a variety of businesses, live in various cities of the world, and represent the full spectrum of Syrian politics. They are all ages, too. What do they have in common? They are business-owners, entrepreneurs, and other members of the Syrian diaspora... more
Apr 10, 2017 / Video
ضيفة الاقتصاد في هذهه الحلقة السيدة علا حيصو، مستشارة لدى قسم التجارة والتنافسية في البنك الدولي، للوقوف عند كيفية مساهمة اللاجئين السوريين في الحياة الاقتصادية للدول التي اضطروا للجوء إليها على مدى السنوات الست الماضية.
Apr 10, 2017 / Blog
Over the past six years, at least half of Syria’s 30,000 physicians—perhaps more, no one knows for sure—have fled the country. Like other Syrian refugees, they have gone wherever they can: Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Europe, and, in much smaller numbers, Canada and the United States.   Continue... more
Mar 13, 2017 / Blog
There was silence in the room. No one seemed to want to speak up. I asked again: “what are the most important challenges that you face every day?” Suba, a young woman in her early 20s living in Tripoli, one of the regions with the highest poverty levels and concentration of Syrian refugees in... more
Feb 27, 2017 / Blog
As far back as 320 BC, the Ancient Greeks made laws forbidding people to throw away their waste or leave it to accumulate in unpaved streets and roadways. They realized that dumping household garbage and the improper incineration of solid waste were making pollution worse and jeopardizing public... more
Feb 27, 2017 / Blog
Since the Syrian crisis began almost six years ago, Jordanian and Turkish mayors have faced the challenge of how to manage the impact of Syrian refugees on their municipalities? In host municipalities, population increase has had a huge impact on infrastructure and the delivery of public... more
Feb 27, 2017 / Video
The current refugee crisis in the Middle East is increasing pressure on the environment. Mayors from Jordan and Turkey visited Palestine to learn about the waste management of Al-Minya landfill in Bethlehem.   أدت أزمة اللاجئين الحالية في منطقة الشرق الأوسط إلى زيادة الضغط على البيئة. وفي هذا... more