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Final Report: Supporting Moderate Education in Syria Project .

Project Report | May 9, 2022

This final report summarizes the achievements of the Supporting Moderate Education in Syria project, known locally as Injaz II, which provided educational and trauma-related support to children and youth in Northeast Syria.

Following six months of interventions in Northeast Syria (NES), known as Injaz I, this follow-on project sought to address five years of psychosocial trauma and severely limited foundational learning in NES caused by primary and secondary exposure to ISIS ideology. With the closure of secular schools under ISIS, many children and youth were left susceptible to violent extremism. Injaz II helped revitalize and stabilize the education sector in NES as a bulwark against radicalization by providing youth with a moderate, secular education and skills that would reduce the risk of their recruitment by violent extremist groups.