Activities

DSP engages the humanitarian, development and policy communities in the region and beyond.  We do this by developing research and by organizing conferences, trainings and seminars. 

The Durable Solutions Platform (DSP) together with the Program on Forced Migration and Health (PFMH) at Columbia University launched their joint report at the Columbia Global Centers | Amman (CGC), on Thursday 6 February. The research explored how Syrian refugees’ self-reliance could be improved while at the same time supporting host communities’ resilience and social cohesion. The event brought together around 100 people from various backgrounds, including national and…

The Durable Solutions Platform (DSP) brought together over 100 participants in two research launch events in Ankara and Istanbul, organised together with the Research Centre on Asylum and Migration (İGAM). 

DSP engages the humanitarian, development and policy communities in the region and beyond.  We do this by developing research and by organising conferences, trainings and seminars. 

The ongoing violence in Syria has caused the largest displacement crisis of our time. While some have argued that the Syrian conflict is moving into a final stage, and discussions around reconstruction have started, conditions in Syria are still not conducive for repatriation in safety and dignity. With almost half of the Syrian population still displaced both in and outside Syria, questions around their future are more pertinent than ever.

What obstacles prevent displaced Syrians’…