“I cry for no apparent reason. I prefer to be alone. I have 1000 words, none describes what I’m going through, and yes, I didn’t just think of ending my life, I tried. For a long time, I thought the gray cloud above my head will be my only companion…


Syrian youth sings for peace

“Together we shall stand, in harmony hand-in-hand. The sweet words we say build bridges of compassion. Hope cannot be lost due to hatred and feuds.”

At the end of August, close to 230 young men and women from across Syria took to the stage at…


UNDP’s integrated area-based interventions support families to rebuild their lives

Karm Al-Qaterji neighbourhood in east Aleppo city used to be an important commercial hub, hosting many industries including metal, textile, and food.

However, a decade of conflict has taken a heavy toll on the neighbourhood, just like the rest…


“Look at that,” our technical engineer said, standing proudly on the roof of the Damascus Country Office building, surveying the newly installed solar collectors. “Now we’re feeding the national grid!”

Solar pannels installed on the roof of Damascus Country Office building

The climate crisis is gradually worsening. As a crisis country with 13.4 million people in need, and 90% of…


“This is not that kind of Syrian story… this is about the kinds of stories flowing in Syrian streets” — Local AccLab Syria

Why? Why is it that in the midst of the worst economic crisis, you still find Syrians sharing their daily sustenance with those in need? Why is…


هذه ليست قصة سورية معتادة… هذه واحدة من المشاهد المخفية في مختلف الأحياء السورية| مختبر تسريع التنمية | سوريا

لماذا؟ لماذا في خضم أسوأ أزمة اقتصادية، تجدون سوريين يتقاسمون رزقهم اليومي مع المحتاجين؟ لماذا لا يزال السوريون من جميع أنحاء البلاد يشكلون روابط وثيقة على الرغم من الصراع القائم؟ لماذا…


كلّفت بمهمة إعداد تقرير صحفي، لأشاركه بحملة الستة عشرة يوماً لمناهضة العنف القائم على النوع الاجتماعي. المصدر الأول للحصول على البيانات لمادتي؛ كان ما يجود علي به محرك البحث "غوغل" ، لتتصدر أخبار الحمل أعلى القائمة، بالإضافة إلى نصائح الخبراء لمن أرادت الإنجاب فوق الخامسة والثلاثين، وما أضرار الحمل على…


October 15th is the UN International Day of Rural Women. It was established in 2008 in recognition of “the critical role and contribution of rural women being played, in enhancement of agricultural and rural development, with the aim of improving food security and eradicating poverty in the countryside”

In fact…


”أبكي من دون سبب واضح. انا أفضل ان أبقى وحيدة. في رأسي 1000 كلمة، لكن لا شيء يصف ما أحس به. نعم، لم أفكر فقط في إنهاء حياتي، لقد حاولت فعلاً. لفترة طويلة، اعتقدت أن السحابة الرمادية ستكون رفيقي الوحيد . …


18-year-old Ghali lives with cerebral palsy (CP) that affects his movement, coordination and speech. Life hasn’t been easy since he fled his home in Daraa to Damascus with his family due to the conflict in Syria.

Like many people with disabilities in Syria, Ghali has been grappling with many barriers…

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