A scholarly symposium entitled: George Tarabishi, a Thinker Amongst Us.


Harmoon Centre for Contemporary Studies is pleased to announce an international scholarly symposium to be held in commemoration of George Tarabishi, the well-known Syrian thinker who passed away in Paris in 2017, (George Tarabishi, a Thinker Amongst Us)

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Academic one-day seminar about thought of Syrian philosopher Sadiq Jalal Al Azm


Academic one-day seminar about thought of Syrian philosopher Sadiq Jalal Al Azm is organized by Harmoon Center for Contemporary Studies

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Harmoon Centre For Contemporary Studies issues a detailed vision about the transitional phase in Syria


We don’t foresee any political solution in the near future, nor a political transition; the likely possibility is a flare up of the conflict

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Social Studies Unit

“The Syrian People Are One”: The Protection of Ethnic, Sectarian and Religious Minorities in Syria



The conflict in Syria has been devastating as much on Syria’s material wealth as it has been on the country’s social fabric. The war, largely fought along ethnic, sectarian, and religious lines has had a devastating effect on all Syrians

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A scholarly symposium entitled: George Tarabishi, a Thinker Amongst Us.


Harmoon Centre for Contemporary Studies is pleased to announce an international scholarly symposium to be held in commemoration of George Tarabishi, the well-known Syrian thinker who passed away in Paris in 2017, (George Tarabishi, a Thinker Amongst Us)

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Legal Studies Unit

Justice over impunity: the way towards accountability in Syria



After 6 years of conflict, Syria has descended into one of the most dramatic tragedies mankind has experienced since World War II. Over 500 thousand Syrians have been killed and millions displaced as Bashar al Assad has gripped onto his throne to save the authoritarian regime his father created in the ‘70s, no matter the costs

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International Visiting Researchers Program - Harmoon Center

The Fall of Eastern Ghouta Causes New Forcible Displacement



After five years, the longest siege in the history of modern warfare seems close to an end; Eastern Ghouta is about to fall

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Policy Studying Unit

The UN Security Council’s Failure on the Syrian Issue



Never in modern history did the international community turn a blind eye and know such shameless apathy on a bloody crisis, and never did a crisis turn into a playground for influence conflicts and distribution of dividends such as the Syrian tragedy

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International Visiting Researchers Program - Harmoon Center

Transitional Justice: the key for a better future in Syria



It seems hard to imagine, today, a peaceful and democratic Syria. The democratic spirit of the revolution has been drowned in the blood of hundred thousand Syrians

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International Visiting Researchers Program - Harmoon Center

Russia’s Military Sandbox: Moscow tests over 200 new weapons systems in Syria



According to the former commander of the Russian Air Force, Russia’s pivotal involvement in Syria’s Civil War has resulted in a boom in demand for Russian military technology, with many more nations seeking to purchase Russian armaments

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International Visiting Researchers Program - Harmoon Center

Statement of International Visiting Researchers Program at Harmoon Center (IVRPH) As UN-brokered ceasefire fails, the US proposes a new resolution


   On Monday the 12th of March, the UN Security Council held a meeting to discuss the (non)–implementation of Resolution 2401, which, only few weeks ago demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow humanitarian aid to reach people in need. The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres was due to

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International Visiting Researchers Program - Harmoon Center

Statement of International Visiting Researchers Program at Harmoon Center (IVRPH) First Medical Evacuation of Wounded Civilians from Eastern Ghouta Since Beginning of Offensive


On Tuesday 13th of March, one hundred and seventy civilians were evacuated from Eastern Ghouta, almost a month after the Syrian regime and its Russian ally launched an offensive against the rebel-held area

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International Visiting Researchers Program - Harmoon Center

The North Korean Connection: The Shadowy Ties Between Pyongyang and Syria’s Military-Industrial Complex



In February, the United Nations released a report revealing that between 2012 and 2017, North Korea had been supplying the Syrian regime with updated ballistic missile technology and at least 40 shipments of chemical weapons-related materials

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International Visiting Researchers Program - Harmoon Center

Statement of International Visiting Researchers Program at Harmoon Center (IVRPH) International Women’s Day and Gross Violations of Women’s Rights in Syria


As the world celebrated International women’s day on the 8th of March, Syria was named as the worst country for women by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo's global Women, Peace and Security Index

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