“The Democratic Federalism of Northern Syria is based on the principle of making the land, water, and resources publicly owned; it adopts ecological industry and societal economy; it does not allow exploitation, monopoly, and the objectification of women; it shall realize health and social insurance for all individuals.”

Social Contract of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, 2016

Key documents of the democratic confederalist system of North and East Syria

General Documents

The Self-Administration of Rojava’s proposal for a solution to the conflict in Syria, May 2014.

Final Declaration of the Rojava – Northern Syria Democratic Federal System Constituent Assembly announcing the establishment of a federal democratic Rojava/Northern Syria, 17 March 2016.

The Social contract for Rojava: Charter of the Autonomous Regions of Afrin, Jazeera, and Kobane 2014.

The Social contract for the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria. 2016.

The Social contract for the system as established in 2018 has not yet been published.

Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria

Final declaration of the founding congress of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria. 6 September 2018, Ayn Issa.

Executive Council membership list by commission & office, ethnicity, party, and gender, Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, July 2019.

Syrian Democratic Council

Final declaration of the Democratic Syria Congress announcing the establishment of the Syrian Democratic Council, 8-9 December 2015, Derik.

Final declaration of the third Syrian Democratic Council General Conference: ‘Towards a political solution and a decentralized, democratic Syria,’ 16 July 2018, Tabqa.

Syrian Democratic Council rules and procedures. 7 April 2016.

Founding members of Executive and Political Councils, Syrian Democratic Council, 12 December 2015, Rimelan.

TEV-DEM

Final declaration of the third TEV-DEM Congress, 27 August 2018, Rimelan.

TEV-DEM proposal for a Democratic Syria. February 2015.

Women’s movement

The Women’s Law, Women’s Office of Jazeera canton, 22 October 2014.

Kongreya Star and its Committees, Kongreya Star Diplomatic Relations Committee, 2018.