Syria Resources


Political/International Security Lens: United Nations

General Assembly and Security Council

Report: “Responsibility to Protect: State Responsibility and Prevention—Report of the Secretary-General” (A/67/929 and S/2013/399; 9 July 2013)


Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

--. General Resource Page: ‘Syrian Arab Republic’


--. Report: “Situation of Human Rights in the Syrian Arab Republic—Implementation of Human Rights Council Resolution 19/2” (A/HRC/21/32; 25 September 2013)


--.Conference Room Paper: “Assault on Medical Care in Syria” (A/HRC/24/CRP.2; 13 September 2013)


--. Report: “6th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria Arab Republic” (A/HRC/24/46; 11 September 2013)


--. Video: “Statement of the 6th Report Commission of Inquiry for Syria” by Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry (11 September 2013)


--. Report: “Updated Statistical Analysis of Documentation of Killings in the Syrian Arab Republic” by Megan Price, Jeff Klingner, Anas Qtiesh, and Patrick Ball/Human Rights Data Analysis Group (13 June 2013)



News Centre

General Resource Page: ‘News Focus: Syria’



Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

Statement: “ Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, and on the Responsibility to Protect, Ms. Jennifer Welsh, on the alleged use of chemical  weapons in Syria” (22 August 2013)


Political/International Security Lens: International Community

Arab League

General Resource Page: ‘News about Syria’



International Centre for the Global Responsibility to Protect

Report: R2P Monitor Issue 11 (15 September 2013)



North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Statement: “Chairman of the NATO-Russia Council on US-Russia framework for the elimination of Syrian chemical weapons” (17 Sep. 2013)



Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

--. General Resource Page


--. Report: “Joint National Paper by the Russian Federation and the United States of America” (Ec-M-33/Nat.1; 17 September 2013)




Non-Governmental Organizations & Think Tanks Lens

Facilitating Peace

Statement: “Options for Action in Syria—A Statement of Concern by Conflict Resolution Professionals”



International Crisis Group

General Resource Page: ‘Syria’



International Peace & Security Institute

Educational Project: ‘Syria Simulations Project”



Oxford Research Group

General Resource Page: ‘The Syrian Crisis’



World Public Forum (WPF) International Coordinating Committee (ICC)

Resolution: “WPF ICC Resolution on Syria” (6 September 2013)


Yale University MacMillan Center -- Yale Global Online

Article: "For Now, Putin Struts on the World Stage," by Thomas Graham (19 September 2013)


Compiled by Laura Cohen (September 2013)