(Previously known as Citizens for Syria) is a civil society organization established in Berlin in 2013 with presence in Syria and Iraq, and is represented in Turkey through a sister organization. With many years of experience in the Syrian crisis, our team embodies both a deep understanding of the Syrian context, as well as an academic and professional experience in technical, research and managerial fields. We have a long and extensive experience with civil society and concrete connections to international movements and organizations.
Supporting Syrian civil society in Syria and abroad is the core of IMPACT’s mission. IMPACT is a catalyst for cooperation and exchange of experiences and ideas between Syrian civil society, actors themselves and with their international peers. To that end, we grow and sustain a network of civil society actors, to jointly support democracy, diversity and development in Syria, the Middle East and Europe.
IMPACT CSRD is a non-profit organization that works in Germany and in the Middle East with a special presence in all Syrian regions and neighboring countries. IMPACT’s main office is in Berlin, but also has offices in Turkey and in the Kurdistan Region- Iraq, with several offices in Syria and representatives in Jordan and Lebanon.
An active and well-connected civil society that is capable of developing a vision and forging policies that respect democracy and human rights values, both nationally and globally.
IMPACT aims to empower civil society to become a driver for change, a guarantor for human rights and good governance, by offering spaces that enable the exchange of knowledge and resources, development of capacity and conducting relevant research.