Round 3, July 2017. العربية
High Negotiations Committee
20 local, regional, and international organizations most influential in the life of Syria (prime actors) named and ranked the High Negotiations Committee according to its influence. In the chart below, the left column ranks prime actors, from most influential (Russia) to the least influential (Relief International).
More prime actors assess the High Negotiations Committee as "Core" than any other category. A prime actor assessed as Core is seen as wholly committed to inclusive nationalism for Syria. This is the mission of the organization.
Round 3 suggestions to strengthen this actor who was mostly seen as core:
"Get them connected to the ground so the people feel represented by them." (233121)
Round 3 statements (Nov. 2016 - July 2017):
"From a political negotiation process they are important as a path to start a peace process. The members have debatable influence on what actually is happening in Syria.” (233121)
"Controlled by international influences. No one is helping them.” (230713)
Round 2 statements (Nov. 2016 - July 2017):
“It has been imposed on the Syrian people. They have no say on the ground. Most used to work for the Syrian government. They just changed uniforms.” (220291)
“Most inclusive representative of the opposition.” (223911)
Round 1 statements (Jan. 2016 - May 2016):
“Mandated by international community and Security Council.” (215261)
“Showed political track can be inclusive. Replaced Coalition. Able to do what Coalition and Syrian National Council couldn't do - reach out to people in Syria.” (212041)