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Since its establishment in 1979; the Hariri Foundation for Sustainable Human Development endeavors to build the modern state through a democratic civil society, characterized by moderation, openness, social justice and equal opportunities.

The Hariri Foundation for Sustainable Human Development is intent to build human capacities, reinforce partnerships between the state and the civil society, protect Lebanon’s cultural and architectural heritage and preserve its natural environment.

Quote of the Month
Nations are not built by fanaticism, radicalism and running after personal inclinations, instead they are built by serious and responsible actions. Once we place the nation above all, then it will remain for all; but when one places oneself above the nation, then certainly it will be lost and with it everybody else.
PM Rafic Hariri - The Founder
Latest News
Dec. 3rd, 2014 - HFSHD inaugurated the festival with the International Lebanese Pianist, Abdul Rahman Basha under the patronage of Patriarch Bechara Boutros Rahi
Nov. 21st, 2014 - The festival’s founder, Micheline Abi Samra, announced the festival this year as a greeting of love and solidarity for the expelled Iraqi people. She also thanked the partners, especially Hariri Foundation of Sustainable Human Development and Bank
Nov. 19th, 2014 - The president of Hariri Foundation for Sustainable Human Development, MP Bahia Hariri, participated in the “Spring Forward for Women” conference that brought together women parliamentarians from the Arab states and Members of the European
Nov. 7th, 2014 - I would like to thank Mrs. Bahia for this initiative and for her well-known leading educational role, in addition to her continual moral support that means a lot more than any financial support
Oct. 30th, 2014 - Today, Lebanon ranks 27th among the top 30 most urban populated countries in the world, and fourth among 20 Arab countries in each of 1990, 2000 and 2010, and is expected to remain the fourth in both 2020 and 2030

Upcoming Events
Dec 1, 2014
From Dec. 1 till Dec. 23Beirut will keep on chanting and singing during the Beirut Chants ...