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Canada and Syrian Refugees

Ayman Al-Yassini, former Coordinating Member of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada and RSD Expert, gives an account of Canada’s successful refugee resettlement programme. It was a cold December day in 2015 when the first Syrian family arrived at Pearson airport on a flight from Istanbul, Turkey. There were hundreds of well-wishers, including the […]

1 November 2016Public interest stories

Scottish university to support Syrian reform

The University of St Andrews is to expand the work of its Centre for Syrian Studies (CSS) to foster a better understanding of Syria and carry out independent research which it’s hoped can help drive much-needed reform in the troubled country.

29 March 2012Research


World-first Syrian research centre at St Andrews

The first academic research centre in the World to focus on Syrian culture, politics and history will open at the University of St Andrews tomorrow (Friday 3rd November 2006).

2 November 2006Research