Democratization & Public Accountabillity

Tomorrow’s Syria Political Academy

Donor: Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF)

Duration: October 2016 – November 2016

Total Budget: USD 15,000

Geographical Reach: Syria and Lebanon

The Academy brought together several Syrian activists (residing in Lebanon and Syria) to discuss a range of topics centered around the post-war reconstruction of Syria. These topics included: freedom of founding associations and parties in Syria, corruption and transparency in post-war reconstruction, and the role of local and international media outlets in reporting on the reconstruction of Syria.

-    Held an 8-day Academy in Ramilieh, Aaley which targeted 24 Syrian civil society activists (12 residing in Lebanon, and 12 residing in Syria).