|| The NGO Forum's primary objective
is to promote specific programs which will help consolidate social
cohesion and integration in Lebanon.
In order to achieve this,
the Forum has adopted the following guidelines:
focuses on humanitarian social work, more specifically providing
assistance to the needy in emergency situations. Its efforts also
involve helping humanitarian associations.
* It works at
upholding the rights of the underprivileged and vulnerable groups.
It coordinates, when required, the humanitarian and social efforts
of Lebanese NGOs, and acts as a clearing house for information
necessary to enhance their operations.
* It collaborates
regularly with state institutions, at times complementing their
* It cooperates with UN agencies as well as
with foreign humanitarian and voluntary organizations, and other