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14-11-2017

UNDP has issued a tender for a consultancy work on the Banias Power Plant as it seeks to prevent a shutdown.

29-08-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

08-08-2017

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2016. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

08-08-2017

Syrian companies were awarded dozens of millions of dollars from UN organizations last year including millions that went to companies owned by individuals under western sanctions and linked to regime militias.

16-05-2017

The Central Bank of Syria has revoked the license of one of the few microfinance institutions working in the country.

09-05-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

04-04-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

07-03-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

03-01-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

06-12-2016

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

06-09-2016

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2015. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

03-05-2016

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2014. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

03-05-2016

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2013. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

03-05-2016

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2012. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

03-05-2016

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2011. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

15-03-2016

A selection of numbers on Syria's population.

19-01-2016

The Syrian Ministry of Economy has said that more than two thirds of the food and other aid imported in Syria by international donor organisations could be produced locally.

28-10-2013

Syria’s uprising and war is estimated to have cost its economy some USD 100 billion by the first half of this year, according to a recent report.

18-03-2013

The latest edition of the Human Development Index, an index released every year by the United Nations Development Programme, ranked Syria 116th in the world.

03-04-2012

A Presidential decree formally established last week the Syrian Electronic Payments Company, an entity that will be tasked with building and managing the infrastructure for an electronic payment system in the country.

13-11-2011

Syria ranked 119th in the world in the latest survey on human development released by the United Nations Development Programme last week.

31-07-2011

Some 300,000 people enter the Syrian labour market every year, according to a government survey highlighting the extent of the challenge facing Syrian decision-makers in providing new job opportunities for their population.

03-05-2011

The UNDP has announced that it had deferred the preparation of its 5-year Syria programme starting 2012 to take into account the “evolving needs” of the Syrian people, while a spokesperson for the organization denied that its other operations in the country had been affected.

18-04-2011

The departure of Abdallah Dardari, the man who most symbolised in the last decade the transition of Syria from a state-led to a market-led economic system, represents the most significant change in the newly-appointed Government.

07-02-2011
The National Social Aid Fund, Syria’s first cash transfer programme, will be launched on February 13 with the first disbursement of cash to some 450,000 poor households.
03-01-2011
The UNDP is launching a request for proposal (RFP) for the procurement of a Hospital Management Information System.
15-03-2010

The lack of funding is the main obstacle to implementing the USD 43.6 million Syria Drought Response Plan established last year by the United Nations to help alleviate the impact of the drought affecting Syria’s northeast.

25-01-2010

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency announced yesterday that it was granting some USD 1.4 million to the Syria Drought Response Plan (SDRP) 2009.

19-10-2009
Syria ranked 107th in the world in the Human Development Index released last week by the United Nations Development Programme .
13-10-2008
Syria ranked 78th in the World in the 2008-2009 Global Competitiveness Index published by the World Economic Forum.
26-05-2008

Syria’s first microfinance institution has received a formal license by the Central Bank of Syria to start operations.

18-02-2008
The State Planning Commission is organizing a 2-day conference in Deir-ez-Zor to promote investment in the eastern part of Syria.
03-12-2007
Syria’s human development level remained stable in 2005, according to the latest Human Development Index published by the United Nations Development programme.
19-11-2007

According to a report by FOX news, three US state agencies are reviewing a decision to grant an export licence to Cisco Systems to ship to Syria routers, switches and other high-tech equipment.

14-05-2007
Revenues of the Syrian Post Establishment (SPE) reached SYP 925 million (USD 18 million) in 2006, according to Ahmad Saad, its Director-General.
07-05-2007
The Central Bureau of Statistics is working hard to improve the quality and reliability of its data, Ibrahim al-Ali, head of CBS said.
18-12-2006
UNDP and the Syrian Government have signed an agreement that will bring UNDP expertise to reform Syria’s postal services.
11-12-2006

Syria’s human development ranking remained stable for the third year running according to the latest Human Development Report (HDR 2006) published by the United Nations.

04-12-2006
Environment damage will be costing Syria SYP 30 billion (USD 600 million) in 2006 according to Hilal al-Atrash, Minister for Local Administration and Environment.
03-10-2006

The Higher Education Council has approved the opening of new departments at Syrian state universities and faculties starting from 2006.

03-10-2006

Iberdrola is in discussion with the Ministry of Electricity to build a 100-MW wind power plant.

18-05-2006

A German company is expected to be the first private sector operator in the Syrian electricity field after four decades of state monopoly.

18-05-2006

The Government approved on May 2 the set-up of the "Eastern Region Development council", which will have the task to coordinate development programs in the three eastern provinces of Hassakeh, Raqqa and Deir-ez-Zor.

03-05-2006

The number of subscribers to the two GSM networks in Syria reached a total of 2.83 million in 2005, a 20 percent annual increase, according to data released by the Ministry of Communication and Technology and published in Teshreen.

15-09-2005
The Syrian Customs' Directorate-General is undertaking a project to modernize Syrian Customs in collaboration with the Department of State Planning and the United Nations through the UN Development Program (UNDP) and the UN Conference on Trade and Deve...
15-09-2005
Syria ranked the same relatively to last year in the Human Development Report (HDR) 2005 published by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
01-08-2005
A National Human Development Report co-published by the Syrian State Planning Commission (SPC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on July 20 noted a deterioration in general education standards in Syria with illiteracy rates rising fro...