WHO WE ARE

We are a community of independent Lebanese patriots with diverse backgrounds and age groups who believe that the way for a prosperous and stable future for Lebanon is to drive political change by enabling the emergence of new political leaders, fully committed to serving the national interest.

  • We are not a party, not a lobby group, not a think tank
  • We believe elections are the starting point for political change
  • We are focused on all regions in Lebanon
  • We have no partisan interests
  • We are engaging a global diaspora network
  • We have a full-time team on the ground working every day towards our mission
  • We are putting in place an electoral infrastructure
  • We are committed to best-in-class governance

OUR PRINCIPLES

The application of the Lebanese Constitution and the Taef Agreement , are the starting point for our principles:

A non-sectarian system that protects all Lebanese citizens

Administrative decentralization

Sovereignty and non-alignment; Lebanon’s interest comes first

Independent judiciary and the rule of law

Freedom of speech and assembly

Free market principles through inclusive growth

Gender equality in all areas of public life

OUR VALUES

  • Patriotism We put our nation first
  • Unity of Purpose We keep our minds and efforts laser focused on realizing our purpose
  • Agility We leverage our diverse experiences and expertise to work pragmatically at the speed of trust
  • Social Responsibility We aim to provide a sustainable benefit to society across social class, age, religion and orientation and strive for gender equality in all areas of public life
  • Meritocracy We maintain a high bar for having the most qualified people in the right position
  • Accountability We hold ourselves and public figures accountable in full transparency for words and deeds

The Steering Committee

OUR TEAM

We have a team of professionals dedicated to executing our mission. The Nahwal Watan team brings expertise in electoral management, political organizing, the application of technology for a public interest, community management, marketing and communications.

THE DIASPORA AND NAW CAPTAINS

We are working with city captains and city committees to mobilize voters in their respective areas. As of now, we will have diaspora hubs in the following cities:

  • UAE - Abu Dhabi
  • UAE - Dubai
  • Portugal - Lisbon
  • Switzerland - Geneva
  • KSA - Dammam
  • KSA - Riyadh
  • Kuwait - Kuwait City
  • Romania - Bucharest
  • Mexico
  • Australia - Sydney
  • France - Paris
  • Argentina - Buenos Aires
  • Hong Kong
  • United Kingdom - London
  • Colombia
  • Cyprus
  • Ivory Coast
  • Qatar
  • Canada - Montreal
  • Canada - Halifax
  • Canada - Mississauga
  • Hungary
  • USA - Michigan
  • USA - New York
  • USA - Los Angeles
  • USA - Connecticut
  • USA - Massachusetts
  • USA - Virginia
  • USA - Washington DC
  • USA - Houston Texas

OUR PLEDGES

We pledge that:
  • We will serve the national interest of Lebanon; only Lebanon
  • We have no party affiliations or conflicts of interest
  • We are non-sectarian and will never discriminate against any Lebanese citizen
  • We are transparent about our motives, relationships and alliances
  • None of the steering committee members will run for public office during the 2022 elections

OUR PARTNERS

We will partner with local or diaspora independent organisations working towards the same goal and espousing the same values.