Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in Lebanon.
Local peacebuilding organisations in Lebanon
ABAAD promotes sustainable social and economic development in Lebanon through equality, protection and the empowerment of marginalised groups.
ADYAN works on valuing religious diversity and promoting coexistence and diversity in Lebanon.
Aie Serve work with young people with a focus on promoting understanding and peace among people in the north and south of Lebanon.
ALEF – Act for Human Rights
ALEF seeks to strengthen human rights as a cornerstone of social, economic and political development in Lebanon, by working with young people
Amel Association is a Lebanese organisation committed to a universal and international vision of human rights
Anti-Racism Movement works on documenting, investigating, exposing and fighting racist practices in Lebanon.
Arab Working Group for Muslim-Christian Dialogue
The Arab Working Group for Muslim-Christian Dialogue works at the national, policy level, and the grassroots in order to secure peace in Lebanon.
Catharsis – Lebanese Center for Drama Therapy
Catharsis is the first non-profit organisation in Lebanon offer therapeutic actions through the use of art and theatre by means of 'Drama Therapy'
Dar Al Amal
Dar Al Amal aims to be a house of hope for the underprivileged in Lebanon and works to safeguard women’s and children’s rights.
Development for People and Nature Association
Lebanese NGO based in Saida, working on political participation, human rights and environment protection.
Dialogue for Life and Reconciliation (DLR)
DLR was established to provide young people with opportunitites to understand different cultures.
Farah Al Ataa
Farah Al Ataa is a Lebanese, all-volunteer, organisation promoting peace and social cohesion.
Fighters for Peace
FFP is the only organisation in Lebanon uniting former combatants of the civil war from different political, religious and social backgrounds.
Forum for Development, Culture and Dialogue (FDCD)
Lebanese NGO working on development and peace by encouraging dialogue and tolerance among communities.
Garden of Forgiveness
Gardenm of Forgiveness focuses on healing trauma in order to develop true harmony between individuals and communities in Lebanon.
Lebanese Center for Civic Education (LCCE)
LCCE is comprised of Lebanese young people that intend to spread the concepts of democracy, human rights and responsible citizenship in Lebanese society
Lebanese Centre for Human Rights (CLDH)
CLDH promotes human rights in Lebanon in order to build sustainable peace.
Lebanese Foundation for Permanent Civil Peace (LFPCP)
LFPCP implement projects tackling issues of human rights, intercultural dialogues and aimed at resolving the conflict in Lebanon.
Lebanese Transparency Association (LTA)
LTA was the very first Lebanese organisation that focused on reducing corruption and promoting the principles of good governance.
Maarouf Saad Social and Cultural Foundation (MSSCF)
MSSCF works with Palestinian and Syrian refugees and other disadvantaged communities in Lebanon to promote peace and human rights.
MAHARAT Foundation works to defend and promote free expression, in order to build a more democratic Lebanon
MAPS (Multi Aid Programs)
MAPS (Multi Aid Programs) provides help in education, community service, health and relief programmes for Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
MARCH was founded in 2010 by a group of young people with a vision of peace in Lebanon by reconciling Lebanon's many communities.
Nabaa focuses on rights and community development targeting Lebanese, Syrian, and Palestinian communities in Lebanon.
Nahwa al-Muwatiniya seeks for Lebanon a democratic society based on social justice, knowledge, and an economy in harmony with the environment.
North Media Network
North Media Network uses social media to propel stories of Muslim-Christian solidarity & the work of civil society into the mainstream media in Lebanon.
Peace Labz is a grassroots led peacebuilding organisation that engages directly with the community to prevent violence.
Permanent Peace Movement (PPM)
The mission of PPM is to nurture and spread a culture of peace through Lebanon and the wider region.
The Sadafi foundation works for peace in Lebanon by raising awareness about problems that hinder development and capacity building.
Sakker El Dekkene
Sakker El Dekkene aims to raise public awareness of corruption and its cost to Lebanon.
Samir Kassir Foundation
The Samir Kassir Foundation works for the promotion of cultural freedom and freedom of expression in Lebanon.
SAWA Association for Development
SAWA is dedicated to the social, agricultural and educational development of the inhabitants of the Beqaa Valley, Lebanon's most important farming region.
Shajar W Bashar
Shajar W Bashar was established in 2008 to serve underprivileged neighbourhoods surrounding Ein El Helwi, Lebanon's most crowded Palestinian refugee camp
SHEILD’s mission is to help those who suffered, and are still suffering, from war and from the absence of government services in Lebanon
Solidarity Association for Social and Cultural Development (Tadamon)
Tadamon promotes the education of woman and children's rights in Lebanon.
Tadamoun Wa Tanmia Association
TWT is based in the south of Lebanon, working exclusively with children and young people
UMAM Documentation & Research (UMAM D&R)
UMAM works to preserve memories of war in Lebanon, in the hope that lessons learned from the past will prevent violence in the future.
Wahdatouna Khalasouna (Our Unity is Our Salvation)
Wahdatouna Khalasouna national civil society network in Lebanon.
A Lebanese centre for artists and performers providing a unique cultural atmosphere and a mix of people and ideas.