Drosos Foundation was established in late 2003 with its base in Zurich, Switzerland, and has been operational since the beginning of 2005. It owes its existence to a generous private endowment and is a charitable, non-profit organization. It is politically, religiously and ideologically independent
Established in 1925, it is headquartered in Bonn and Berlin and has offices and projects in over 100 countries. It is Germany's oldest organization to promote democracy, political education, and promote students of outstanding intellectual abilities and personality.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another state, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally, or to resettle in a third country.
In more than six decades, the agency has helped people restart their lives. Today, a staff of more than 7,600 people in over 125 countries continues to help tens of millions of people.
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), founded in 1956, is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization working in more than 30 countries throughout the world.
DRC provides direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and host communities in the conflict areas of the world. In Denmark, DRC assists refugees in all aspects of integration as well as asylum procedures.
The Direct Aid Program (DAP) of the Australian Embassy focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship in Lebanon. An internal committee of the embassy assesses proposals for small development projects from individuals, community groups and non-government organizations engaged in development activities on a not-for-profit basis.
The World Food Program, established in 1961, is the food aid arm of the United Nations system. Food aid is one of the many instruments that can help to promote food security, which is defined as access of all people at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life. The policies governing the use of World Food Program food aid are oriented towards the objective of eradicating hunger and poverty.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA plays a key role in operational coordination in crisis situations. This includes assessing situations and needs; agreeing on common priorities; developing common strategies to address issues such as negotiating access and mobilizing funding and other resources; clarifying consistent public messaging; and monitoring progress.
Embassy of the Netherlands in Lebanon