This working paper seeks to document and analyse collaboration mechanisms between local authorities and humanitarian actors in addressing the Syrian refugee crisis in urban and peri-urban settings
Refugee protection is inherently political. While international law and values inevitably influence governments’ decisions about how to respond to refugees, so too do power and interests.
This policy brief analyses the socio-political implications of the so-called October policies, and suggests legislative, political, and practical measures to improve the situation of Syrian refugee
The population shift from Syria, as a result of the Syrian Crisis, is causing enormous pressure on host communities and exacerbating instability factors.
The concept of resilience offers a framework that facilitates cross-institutional and cross-disciplinary dialogue and pushes us to examine systems that influence complex situations.
This paper was prepared by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) as a background paper contributing to the Arab Sustainable Development Report.
This paper reviews what is known about more and less effective—or at least promising—approaches to prevent and respond to gender-based violence.
This article addresses the public policy concept of gender mainstreaming and the extent of its efficacy since the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action (PfA) and the UN's adoption thereof in 1997.
This document is an adaption of a speech delivered on May 12, 2015 at the launch of a report by the Syrian Justice and Accountability Center (SJAC) entitled ”A Step Towards Justice: Current Account
The recommendations contained in this report have been developed by a consortium of civil society actors.
A menu of options for supporting livelihoods of refugee and host community families.
Executive Briefing for Analyses of the Construction, Service Sector and Agricultural Labor Systems
In the framework of “Towards a National Dialogue on Corruption in Lebanon”, the United Nations Development Programme and the Lebanese Transparency Association were able to lay down the foundation o
The Strategic Planning is based on the findings of fieldwork carried out in several villages in Dinnieh, which aimed at identifying the major characteristics of the region in different fields.
The National Report for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio + 20) presents the current situation as is and highlights the achievements and failures, strengths and weakness