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 the United Nations Special Envoy in the life of Syria, and its commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria.

25 prime actors participated in the following:

  • Determining the rank of the United Nations Special Envoy according to the amount of its influence on life in Syria. As shown in the chart below, the United Nations Special Envoy ranked 48th most influential prime actor.
  • Assessing and classifying the United Nations Special Envoy 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 the United Nations Special Envoy falls under the category of 'Helper'. A prime actor assessed as Helper is seen as supportive of and contributing to inclusive nationalism for Syria, but has other priorities that it considers more important.
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In response to the question, “How United Nations Special Envoy to Syria important in the life of Syria?” 

Round 3 statements (Nov. 2016 - July 2017):

"The United Nations-mandated body to solve the Syrian crisis. The Special Envoy is among the few who can talk to everyone except ISIL and al-Nusra. They have enforcement mechanisms. They have the ear of the P5.” (233911)

"The Special Envoy has no influence. They are only a mediator.” (238631)