Ninety-six (96) local, regional, and international organizations and entities (prime actors) were identified by their peers as influential in the life of Syria. In the chart below, the left column ranks the prime actors from most influential in shaping the life in Syria (Russia) to the least influential (Relief International).
The chart also shows the classification of prime actors into five stances indicating the actor's support and contribution to inclusive nationalism for Syria, starting from the most committed (Core) to the least committed (Saboteur).
Amount of influence of Creative Associates in the life of Syria, and their commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria.
25 prime actors participated in the following:
- Determining the rank of Creative Associates according to the amount of its influence on life in Syria. As shown in the chart below, Creative Associates ranked 44th most influential prime actor.
- Assessing and classifying Creative Associates according to its commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria (also indicated in the same row by the colored rectangle). Of the 25 prime actors who participated in the assessments, more agreed that Creative Associates falls under the category of 'Follower'. A prime actor assessed as Follower is seen as willing to build a sovereign, stable, inclusive, and developing Syria, but only when it serves its own interests.
In response to the question, “How is Creative Associates important in the life of Syria?”
Round 3 participants stated (Nov. 2016 - Jul. 2017):
"They are a prime donor to Local Councils, and a main implementer of non-lethal support to the Free Syrian Army. They are a core implementer to the Free Syrian Police Program.” (233911)
"They are supported by the United States State Department. They do a lot of training and offer money to start up projects. They will be important to the recovery.” (233881)
A Round 2 participant stated (Aug. 2016 - Oct. 2017):
"They help the local councils and civic associations. They do training and offer machinery." (223881)