Fri, Oct 22|
How can we promote diversity in the economy?- Panel
Since the start of the global crisis of the Coronavirus pandemic, the economic situation in northern and eastern Syria has deteriorated unprecedentedly.
Time & Location
Oct 22, 2021, 5:00 PM
Qamishli, Qamishli, Syria
About the event
Since the start of the global crisis of the Coronavirus pandemic, the economic situation in northern and eastern Syria has deteriorated unprecedentedly. The region faces a significant shortage and weakness of vital services including electricity and water, as well as a significant shortage of basic items such as bread and sugar, along with the cost of fuel.
A decline in the economy has profoundly affected diversity, causing tensions to increase and dividing differences to grow because the Autonomous Administration and its allies are unable to provide effective solutions. Successive crises have demonstrated the weak capacity and potential of the north and eastern Syria and have demonstrated the fragility of allied relations with the international coalition, which seems not to be interested in finding solutions that will help improve the economic situation and reduce the gaps in the relationship between the components.
The causes of the economic decline are many and are all relevant to the conflict in Syria.Covid-19 also exposed inequalities within our societies, which may contribute to the need for modernizing economic instruments.
Lack of diversity is one of the fundamental problems in the economy and its ability as a guarantee to deal with these issues.
- This round table, entitled Diversity, Economic involvement and Access to Services:
- Impact of the security and political situation on the economic situation.
- The effects of Caesar's Act? What are the constraints? What are the exceptions?
- The impact of the closure of both the Yaarobia and the Semalka border crossing on the economic situation? How can political differences be separated from trade?
- How does corruption and economic monopoly affect the state of diversity in the economy? What are the reasons why all components in the economic sectors are not participating, and services are managed equally?
- In the absence of strict control mechanisms, businesses and traders are in control of supply and demand. For example, the lack of laws to protect against exploitation leads to a high demand for housing and necessities, which have a significant impact on IDPs, and the absence of consumer laws affects not only IDPs but also young people and women.
- The absence of strategic planning of available economic resources, where many believe that the involvement of social components in economic resource management and their ability to access services is marred by many challenges, has made the relationship between components and Autonomous Administration more of a client relationship.
Salman Barodo: The co-chair of the Agriculture and Economy Body in North and East Syria.
Mahmoud Jamil: Lawyer and judge in the Social Justice Bureau, official spokesperson of the Serêkaniyê IDPs Forum.
Khabat Abbas: is an independent journalist and video producer based in Northern Syria
What the event looks like and who can attend.
One-day meeting, during which there will be intensive discussions with speakers. Guests will be given an opportunity to ask speakers questions. The language of the meeting will be in Arabic language and taking into account all components.