This note considers the application of a multi-donor trust fund (MDTF) to a possible Syrian transition. Firstly, it considers how an MDTF could act as the primary funding mechanism for short-term emergency support. Secondly, it considers how a longer-term fund could anticipate and support the rebuilding process until Syrian government revenue streams and institutions regain.. Read more
This paper develops scenarios for possible Syrian transitions. It identifies relevant peace building lessons from the past, outlines recommendations for members of the international community and pinpoints issues for articulating and implementing a transitional agenda. Drawing on a range of sources, it then identifies lessons relevant to Syria.