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  • Status: Closed
  • Thematic area: Anti-corruption and public accountability
  • Country: Syria
  • Year approved:2015

Strong local communities in Northern Syria

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Sahem Initiative
  • Start date: 1 January 2015
  • End date: 31 May 2016

Initiative summary:

In Aleppo, Idleb and Lattakia provinces, a new organisation is helping communities to participate in local affairs.

It trains leaders and activists - with a focus on youth and women - to form local committees and assess their needs. They then identify the existing local resources that could provide solutions.

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