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COVID-19: SECOND WAVE OR MISSING LINKS? GLOBAL SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF COVID-19

The widespread and exponential growth of Covid-19 in “advanced” countries compared to “developing” counties contradicts the conventional literature on social determinants of health (henceforth, SHD) such as income, life expectancy, health system, governance among others. This article quantitively explores the association between cases and deaths of COVID-19 and SHD; using ...

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Justice to Transcend Conflict

Impact of Syrian Conflict Report May 2020 This report is part of a series of reports that provide multidimensional analyses of impacts of the armed conflict in Syria during the period 2011- 2019, examining the socioeconomic situation and institutional performance of the country during this time. This report, Justice to ...

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COVID-19: Global solidarity or retrenchment?

While the pandemic caused by the SARS-COV-2 has united the world in common concern it has also exposed fault lines between rich and poor countries and magnified the inequalities in the world system and structures of global power. The severity of the crisis is not only an urgent call for ...

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Know War

Knowledge Production in Times of Flight and War – Developing Common Grounds for Research in/on Syria. The war in Syria has resulted in the largest population exodus in recent global history. With more than 4.8 million officially registered refugees having fled the country and more than 6.4 million internally displaced ...

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The 1st Conference for “Refugees=Partners” Initiative

Economic Inclusion to Mitigate the Refugee Crisis Beirut, Lebanon 2 August 2019 Press Release “Refugees = Partners” project held its first conference titled “Economic Inclusion to Mitigate the Refugee Crisis”, Friday, 2 August 2019, at the Bristol Hotel, Beirut. The conference aims to address the repercussions of the refugee crisis ...

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Refugees-partners

About the initiative: An independent research-based initiative implemented in coordination between the Lebanese Economic Association (LEA) and the Syrian Centre for Policy Research (SCPR) aims at encountering negative sentiments against refugees in Lebanon and encouraging policy reforms that protect their rights. Our vision is Refugees live in social cohesion with ...

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Launching event of the Report “Food Security and Conflict in Syria”

Food Security and Conflict in Syria Tuesday, May14,2019. The Department of Environmental Health of the faculty if Health sciences at the American University of Beirut, in partnership with the Syrian Center for Policy Research and the Agricultural, Environment and Health Network. Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs ...

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