Can a small Gulf country be considered a global humanitarian leader? What role has the United Arab Emirates played in the Syrian refugee crisis? What kind of policies has the UAE developed on migration and how would these apply or not apply to a specific type of migrant: the refugee? This paper will analyze the role of the UAE as a humanitarian actor specifically with regard to assisting Syrian refugees.
Shaikh, Umbreen, "The United Arab Emirates as a Humanitarian Actor: Role in the Syrian Refugee Crisis" (2017). Working papers. 12.