Our scope of work

Permanent Peace Movement (PPM) works in coordination with the various components of the community in the following fields:

- Resolving/preventing conflicts through researches and trainings, and intervening where necessary and possible

- Controlling armament, possession and misuse of small arms

- Promoting transitional justice, facing the past and consolidating reconciliation in the post-war society

- Human rights and human security.  

- Promoting children’s rights and stopping the use of children in armed conflicts

- Spreading the culture of non-violence so that it becomes a value and a human choice by itself

- Replacing retrebutivejustice by restorative justice

- Promoting citizenship and democratie and motivating individuals as well as groups to fulfill their duties and know their rights

Permanent Peace Movement’s (PPM) work covers all the Lebanese regions as well as the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). It contributes, along with several active ministries and international organizations to building peace; those include, but are not limited to:

Ministry of Displaced, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Social Affairs, Ministry of Administrative Reform, European Union (EU), Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), AMIDEAST, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), United Nations’ Development Program, United Nations Reintegration and Socio-Economic Rehabilitation (UNRSRD), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations’ Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), OXFAM – Quebec, NOVA, National Democratic Institute (NDI), World Council of Churches (WCC), United Nations Fund for Democracy, UPP, COSV, ZIVIK, Columbia University, Conventry University, MEPI, Crisis action