• Launch of ‘Localised resilience in action: Responding to the Regional Syria Crisis’
    Mar 11, 2019

    Amman, Jordan – The UNHCR-UNDP Regional Joint Secretariat is proud to announce the launch of its new report, ‘Localised resilience in action: responding to the regional Syria crisis’, an in-depth evaluation on localisation in the regional response to the Syria crisis to assess the application of global commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016.

  • Mar 11, 2019

    While localisation is not an entirely new concept, the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016 included several commitments reinforcing the need to respect and support the role of national and local actors.

  • A Local Governance Toolkit
    Aug 16, 2018

    In 2015, the UNHCR-UNDP Joint Regional Secretariat prepared A Local Governance Toolkit for municipalities affected by the Syrian refugee crisis. It is an effective tool to identify municipal needs and capacities, and for streamlining planning.

  • Regional Resilience &Private sector innovation workshop for improved crisis response
    Jul 2, 2018

    The UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States (SRF), in partnership with the Ministry for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland, organized on Tuesday 8 May 2018, a half day Regional Resilience and Private Sector Innovation Workshop for Improved Crisis Response

  • Helsinki Conference Report
    Jul 2, 2018

    Six years into the Syria crisis, the United Nations and partners remain committed to providing life-saving assistance to the 13.5 million displaced and conflict- affected people inside Syria, protecting the rights of 4.81 million refugees in neighboring countries, and building the resilience of the 4.4 million people in vulnerable communities hosting them. Coordinating this effort remains a crucial challenge

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