This year, meetings in Stockholm and Berlin brought together six European-Syrian umbrella organisations at workshops where they exchanged experiences about internal and external structures, communication and outreach, as well as fundraising and how to best develop effective strategies. Established networks advised newer networks on all areas of professionalisation. Capacity building on the topic of project development benefitted experienced and newer umbrellas alike.
A place where all Syrian umbrella organisations in the Wasl network provide news and publications related to their networks’ activities, in order to gain greater visibility. This will also be a place where media contacts can gain access to members. A separate members-only platform provides a private space for virtual information sharing.