Adyan is a foundation for Diversity, Solidarity and Human Dignity. It was founded on 6 August, 2006 by members from different professional and religious backgrounds. Adyan is registered in Lebanon as an independent, non-profit and non-governmental organization (NGO), under registration number 1103 by a ministerial decree dated 18 September 2008. Adyan works on valuing cultural and religious diversity in its conceptual and practical dimensions, and on promoting coexistence and diversity management among individuals and communities, on the social, political, educational and spiritual levels. Adyan implements its projects in cultural, educational, media, policymaking, social, and spiritual fields. Besides the support of its members, the foundation also benefits from the commitment of its networks of youth, volunteers, ambassadors, families, social activists, and honorary members, in addition to its qualified professional team. Adyan operates in Lebanon, as well as, regionally and internationally (via partnerships), through its five departments: The Institute of Citizenship and Diversity Management, The Community Engagement Department, The Media Department, The Rashad Center for Cultural Governance and The Administration Department. Adyan envisions a world where diversity between individuals and communities is lived as enrichment, generating mutual understanding, inclusive citizenship, creative development, sustainable peace, and spiritual solidarity.