As Syrians’ displacement is becoming increasingly protracted, the search for durable solutions is ever more vital. The DSP develops research around the three durable solutions for displaced Syrians inside and outside Syria: voluntary repatriation in safety and dignity, local integration and resettlement.


Our objective is to generate and disseminate high quality research outputs that contribute to policy discussions and programming on durable solutions. Our research covers resettlement and complementary pathways, opportunities for local integration in the region as well as challenges for reintegration and return to areas of origin inside Syria. 

The Analytical Framework draws its design and indicators from the IASC Framework on Durable Solutions for Internally Displaced Persons, the ReDSS Solutions Framework, JIPS Durable Solutions Indicator Library, the INGO Durable Solutions Indicator Framework, and UNHCR’s Protection Thresholds and Parameters for Refugee Return to Syria. Its purpose is to put forth a framework that is specific to the Syria displacement context, and can be used to assess progress towards durable solutions for…