About us


The Syrian Institute for Progress (SIP) was founded in Southern California in May 2012 as a tax-exempt non-profit 501(c)(3) organization (tax ID 45-5593363).  We are dedicated to supporting, advancing, and protecting the civil and human rights of all people in Syria by recognizing the inherent dignity and unalienable rights of all persons now living or previously residing within the borders of Syria, so that in law and practice, every life is valued and human integrity and development at every level is advanced.

Through education, communication and understanding, SIP is committed to liaise understanding and a common direction and interest between Syrian and American societies and their various economic, civil, educational, and social establishments. SIP aspires to be respected as a forefront establishment which promotes international respect and cooperation to establish democracy and justice in Syria.