Enabling Business Environment and Private Sector Mobilization: Armenia, Yerevan Municipality; Economic Programs for Refugees
Jan 21, 2019 / Blog entry
Yerevan Municipality implements economic programs aimed at enabling the business environment through the economic integration of Syrian businessmen in the local context, together with social activities for housing of refugees and education programs for young Syrians.
Lead Authority or Organization: Yerevan Municipality
International Migrants Day - Migration and Global Development: A World Bank Group Perspective
Dec 14, 2017 / Highlight
Context and Objectives
On the occasion of the International Migrants Day, the panel of distinguished economists will discuss the significance of cross-border migration in facilitating development and the WBG’s responses to date. Panelist will speak on the potential role of multilateral and regional institutions in addressing the opportunities and...
Political Differences Aside, The Syrian Business Diaspora Unites for Refugees
Sep 26, 2017 / Blog entry
“It is possible!”. With these words and a lot of smiles, the first forum of the Syrian International Business Association (SIBA) ended. “SIBA” has made it possible to unite, promote and represent the voices of Syrian business men and women living abroad.
On July 12th and 13th 2017 and after several months of preparation, SIBA was...
First Forum of the Syrian International Business Association (SIBA)
Jul 24, 2017 / Highlight
The “Syrian Diaspora Business Forum”, held in Eschborn, Germany on February 2017 and organized by the World Bank in cooperation with CMI and other development partners, convened more than 100 regional and global stakeholders that represent Syrian diaspora community, multilateral Organizations, bilateral development institutions,...
R For Resilient Refugees
Jun 20, 2017 / Blog entry
June 20 is an international day to salute the resilience of refugees worldwide. Five years into the Syrian crisis, refugees have proved strength, courage, and perseverance.
We tell here some stories on their status and lives.
The Three Neighboring Countries
A young Syrian girl playfully hides from our camera at an adhoc compound for...
Despite the War, the Syrian Diaspora Begins to Organize Reinvestment
Apr 18, 2017 / Blog entry
They come from all sorts of places in Syria, own a variety of businesses, live in various cities of the world, and represent the full spectrum of Syrian politics. They are all ages, too. What do they have in common? They are business-owners, entrepreneurs, and other members of the Syrian diaspora.
Since the Syrian conflict broke out in 2011...
البنك الدولي يطلق مبادرة لحشد جهود قطاع الأعمال السوري في الغربة
Apr 10, 2017 / Library
ضيفة الاقتصاد في هذهه الحلقة السيدة علا حيصو، مستشارة لدى قسم التجارة والتنافسية في البنك الدولي، للوقوف عند كيفية مساهمة اللاجئين السوريين في الحياة الاقتصادية للدول التي اضطروا للجوء إليها على مدى السنوات الست الماضية.
Invest in Jordan - Supporting the Syrian Refugees Employment
Mobilizing Diaspora Resources as Agents of Social and Economic Change
My Story,Your Story“Why Education Matters?
The Syrian Business Diaspora: A World Bank Investigation on their Present Situation and Future Aspirations
International Humanitarian Relief
The International Humanitarian relief
Mobilizing the Middle East and North Africa Diaspora for Economic Integration and Entrepreneurship
Supporting Syrian Diaspora Business
Jan 17, 2017 / Highlight
Syria has faced one of the worst humanitarian crises since the 21st century with over 11.5 million people displaced and over 12.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian diaspora is playing an important role in supporting the refugees and the reconstruction of Syria. Development partners have a strong...
Supporting Syrian Diaspora - Agenda
Supporting Syrian Diaspora Business - Concept Summary
Strengthening Survival Skills of Displaced People in Şanlıurfa
Opening Doors and Minds: Urban Migrant Inclusion in Policy and Practice
Preparing for the Future: Coordinating Syrian refugees and the Diaspora
Oct 04, 2016 / Blog entry
I have been looking for possible sources of investment and possible markets that would help both Syrian refugees and their host communities, and, as someone who has worked on the subject of the private sector for two decades now, one of my first questions is—“what role can the diaspora play?”
Continue reading the article on the World Bank...
Link-up! Feasibility Study-Enabling Diaspora Entrepreneurship
Promoting Diaspora Engagement: What have we learnt?
Beyond Organization, the Eco-neighborhood of the Union
Economic Transitions in the Mediterranean
Mobilizing MENA Diaspora - Expert’s View – Karim MANSOUR-DAHBI
Jul 21, 2015 / Library
M. Karim MANSOUR-DAHBI, PDG of eXtra (United Electronics Company), discusses the role of governments in strengthening the contributions of diaspora members. Interview conducted in the context of the workshop on Mobilizing Middle East and North Africa Diaspora for Global Integration, Investment, Trade, and Knowledge Transfer, organized by the World...
Mobilizing MENA Diaspora - Expert’s View – Uri DADUSH
Jul 21, 2015 / Library
Mr. Uri DADUSH, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace discusses the role of the diaspora in the development of MENA countries. Interview conducted in the context of the workshop on Mobilizing Middle East and North Africa Diaspora for Global Integration, Investment, Trade, and Knowledge Transfer, organized by the World...
Mobilizing MENA Diaspora - Expert’s View – Georges AKIKI
Jul 21, 2015 / Library
Mr. George AKIKI, Head of Strategic Planning and Corporate Social Responsibility at Cisco and Co-founder and President of LebNet explains his role as a diaspora member and how he is giving back to his country of origin. Interview conducted in the context of the workshop on Mobilizing Middle East and North Africa Diaspora for Global Integration,...