Amel's Programs

Amel is an independent nonprofit, non-confessional Lebanese organization dedicated to saving lives and generating a democratic and prosperous Lebanon. Amel offers quality services in the health, psychosocial, human rights

Amel's Vision

As a pioneer NGO in the Arab world, Amel Association International believes in an innovative vision of change and a non-discriminatory approach with a strong commitment to citizenship and equal rights.

Amel’s founder Dr. Kamel Mohanna

Under the Moto “Positive Thinking and Permanent Optimism”, Dr Kamel Mohanna committed himself early to the development in Lebanon and the Arab world of the concept of citizen belonging, through the creation of Amel Association International and his work with organizations of the civil society. This belonging promotes the civil rights of all citizens, with no religious, sectarian, regional and political distinctions.

Amel's News

3 Days in Parma with Agora Europe: Rethinking Migrations as a...

From May 17th to May 20th, representatives of Amel Association International and its partner organization, MCAF, participated to an event, organized by Agora Europe:...

General News

In the Press

MARJAYOUN, Lebanon: Hiam, an 11-year-old Syrian refugee, rushed out of her tent and ran toward a lawn in Marjayoun’s Marj al-Khawkh to approach the Mobile Education Unit. The bus driver honked his horn to salute eager children, while the...


A mapping of migrant resource centers in the Arab States

This brief mapping exercise identifies and analyses six migrant resource centres in the Arab States, providing important lessons for future initiatives to establish and...

Studying the causes of pneumonia in refugee populations in Lebanon

Overview The PEARL study was launched in Lebanon in 2016 to evaluate the proportions and distribution of community-acquired pneumonia attributable to the different viral and bacterial pathogens in refugee...

Implications of Synchronous IVR Radio on Syrian Refugee Health and Community Dynamics (Study)

Authors: R. Talhouk Open Lab, United Kingdom T. Bartindale Open Lab, United Kingdom K. Montague Open Lab, United Kingdom S. Mesmar American University of Beirut Lebanon C. Akik American...


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