SEF (Syrian Economic Forum), is the first Syrian NPO NGO that presents the pro-democracy voice of Syrian private business community. SEF works on promoting and strengthening the Syrian economy toward democratic and sustainable development.



News

Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Spur Economic Growth and Create Jobs

Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Spur Economic Growth and Create Jobs

June 27, 2016, Comments Off on Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Spur Economic Growth and Create Jobs

World Bank – June 20, 2016 | 01:30 PM STORY HIGHLIGHTS Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) account for more than half of all formal jobs worldwide. SMEs provide effective solutions... Read More»

What Good is Economics as a Science, if Not Based on Field Studies?

What Good is Economics as a Science, if Not Based on Field Studies?

June 27, 2016, Comments Off on What Good is Economics as a Science, if Not Based on Field Studies?

CIPE – June 23, 2016 | 11:45 AM By Dr. Reem Abdel Haliem I currently work with CIPE partner the Federation of Economic Development Associations (FEDA) on a study to... Read More»

Reconstructing Syria: The Need to Break the Mold

Reconstructing Syria: The Need to Break the Mold

June 22, 2016, Comments Off on Reconstructing Syria: The Need to Break the Mold

Carnegie Middle East Center – June 17, 2016 | 02:00 PM In late May the World Bank ran a feature story on “The Importance of Planning Syria’s Eventual Reconstruction,” which... Read More»

French cement maker Lafarge ‘made deals with IS group in Syria’

French cement maker Lafarge ‘made deals with IS group in Syria’

June 22, 2016, Comments Off on French cement maker Lafarge ‘made deals with IS group in Syria’

France24 – June 22, 2016 | 01:40 PM French cement maker Lafarge entered into deals with armed groups in Syria, including the Islamic State (IS) group, in order to protect... Read More»

Analysis

Top Twenty World Banks for 2015

Top Twenty World Banks for 2015

December 2, 2015, Comments Off on Top Twenty World Banks for 2015

Syrian Economic Forum – December 1st, 2015 | 12:55 PM Prepared by Economic Researcher: Dr. Abdullah Hammadeh Forbes, the American magazine, published its annual global list of the largest banks... Read More»

Economic order for all the countries in the world in 2015 According to the size of GDP (US $ billion)

Economic order for all the countries in the world in 2015 According to the size of GDP (US $ billion)

November 18, 2015, Comments Off on Economic order for all the countries in the world in 2015 According to the size of GDP (US $ billion)

Syrian Economic Forum – November 18, 2015 | 01:20 PM Prepared by: Dr. Abdullah Hammadeh An economic report prepared by the “World Bank” showed that the United States is still... Read More»

Health Reality in the Liberated Areas of Northern Aleppo

Health Reality in the Liberated Areas of Northern Aleppo

November 11, 2015, Comments Off on Health Reality in the Liberated Areas of Northern Aleppo

Syrian Economic Forum – November 11, 2015 | 01:35 PM Prepared by: Dr. Abdullah Hamada During five years of the status quo in Syria, the health sector has been ruined... Read More»

Fluctuated Prices of Gas Cylinders in Aleppo Province within the Last Two Months

Fluctuated Prices of Gas Cylinders in Aleppo Province within the Last Two Months

January 30, 2015, Comments Off on Fluctuated Prices of Gas Cylinders in Aleppo Province within the Last Two Months

Syrian Economic Forum – January 30, 2015 The prices of gas cylinders in Aleppo province are in significant change due to the instable security conditions in the province neighborhoods and... Read More»

Reports

Economic and the Business Community in Transitional Justice

Economic and the Business Community in Transitional Justice

July 15, 2014, Comments Off on Economic and the Business Community in Transitional Justice

Syrian Economic Forum – July 15, 2014 On June 24, SEF Chairman Mr. Ayman Tabbaa presented SEF’s view of the role of the business community in transitional justice at a... Read More»

Workshop on the reality of factories in Syria

Workshop on the reality of factories in Syria

June 4, 2014, Comments Off on Workshop on the reality of factories in Syria

Syrian Economic Forum – June 04, 2014 The Syrian Economic Forum organized a workshop on the reality of factories in Syria on June 2nd, 2014, which was held in Taymour... Read More»

Declining Incomes and increasing costs of living

Declining Incomes and increasing costs of living

October 4, 2013, Comments Off on Declining Incomes and increasing costs of living

Syrian Economic Forum – October 4, 2013 By Mohammad Al-Arabi Bakri During the last period, the Syrian market had a significant increase of prices in all sectors with an absence... Read More»

Aleppo’s Crisis and The New Job market

Aleppo’s Crisis and The New Job market

October 4, 2013, Comments Off on Aleppo’s Crisis and The New Job market

Syrian Economic Forum – October 4, 2013 By Mohammad Al-Arabi Bakri Syria’s economy has worsened dramatically since the ongoing unrest erupted more than two years ago and has pushed the... Read More»

Democratic Governance

Building Bridges

Building Bridges

November 15, 2012, Comments Off on Building Bridges

Building Bridges: Why and how key linkages between economics, democracy, and governance affect economic growth...

Entrepreneurship

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE FORCE OF POSITIVE CHANGE

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE FORCE OF POSITIVE CHANGE

October 29, 2012, Comments Off on YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE FORCE OF POSITIVE CHANGE

James Shikwati Director of the Inter Region Economic Network, Kenya What is entrepreneurship? I think...