In this interview, The Syria Report speaks with Mohammad Hassno, CEO of the Assistance Coordination Unit, a Syrian opposition organisation that coordinates humanitarian efforts and facilitates the flow of information between donors, executive agencies, and local partners.
Over a month after earthquakes devastated northern Syria and southern Turkey, local populations and governments are still reeling from the damages and consequences of the crisis.
Syrian microfinance institutions have recently converted into banks that provide various financial services, including microlending, to clients. Meanwhile, official data reveals the industry is performing modestly after emerging nearly two decades ago.
The Syrian and Italian authorities are finalizing discussions around a EUR 10m Italian loan in favour of the Agency for Combating Unemployment (ACU).
The State Planning Commission is seeking to obtain from Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates two grants worth a total of USD 100 million to finance the Agency for Combating Unemployment (ACU), the state body in charge of fighting unemployment in the cou...
The cost for every new position is estimated at USD 10,000. Meanwhile, hidden unemployment in the public sector is put at up to 40% of the workforce.