-   Established in November 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.
-   A research institution that serves as an essential reference on Syrian affairs in political, Local Administration, and development sectors.
-  Publishes studies and policy briefs that empower relevant actors and institutions working on Syrian affairs, supports decision-making mechanisms, and assess a complex set of data to present analytical maps and recommendations.
-   Conducts round-table discussions, seminars and workshops that promote a more systematic and methodical culture of decision-making among Syria’s future leaders.

Our Vision
An independent think tank and policy center focusing on presenting an objective understanding of Syria and the region in order to become a reference for public policies impacting the region.

Objectives

-    Support decision-making mechanisms and presenting strategies on Syrian affairs.
-    Provide practical solutions and policy recommendations to decision-makers.
-    Publish policy studies that identify challenges within the Syrian context and the region, and foresee scenarios and alternative solutions.
-    Publish papers in several languages to facilitate interaction with international actors.
-    Contribute to the accumulation of knowledge that best serves the Syrian issue.

Omran Core Values
-    Adhere to professional standards in describing and analyzing the complex reality.
-    Adopt an appropriate research methodology.
-    Enrich and develop our research team.
-    Adapt to changing conditions and needs.
-    Localize and adapt concepts and solutions to the Syrian and regional cultural andpolitical contexts.
-    Open to different orientations and methodologies through dialogue and bridgebuilding