The Role of Society and the Youth

The civil community in Lebanon has been and still is a pillar of Lebanonís strength, thanks to the Lebanese peopleís vitality, creative initiatives and its activities inside and outside Lebanon.

 The experience of the past years has proven beyond doubt that social immunity in Lebanon is not only acquired but is also an integral part of our social legacy. It is as deep in our roots as freedom in our society.

 The war could not destroy the social system. The political systemís strength and effectiveness stem from the social systemís strength and from the interest in reconstruction and progress shown by the Lebanese of all walks of life.

The civil community, whose role in all aspects of national life we hope to boost, expresses this interest. It is the largest movement in Lebanon, the movement that reasserts everyday its rejection of the renewal of the armed conflict. It is this movement that believes in democracy as the only viable system in Lebanon. It is this movement that declares its condemnation of corruption and the corrupt and always expresses its interest in real reforms. It is this movement that has no sectarian or regional identity and that considers Lebanon its sole identity and its only region.

 Since the young are the backbone of the civil community, the future of the country, and the driving force of Lebanonís progress and prosperity, they have the right to participate in national decision-making processes. Since the young have suffered the most from the long war, they reject all the war atrocities they have known or heard about. At the same time, they refuse closed horizons in a country where all policies are supposed to work toward convincing the young to believe in their homeland. What is the use of such polices if they do not seek to bolster young peopleís belief in the homeland they belong to and the state that treats their issues seriously? It is an obligation to attach special attention to the young, and to train them to face upcoming intellectual, scientific and practical challenges and enter the age of knowledge with self-confidence and determination.

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The Future Movement

Introduction
Policies
- National Accord
- Co-exixtence
- Annulling Sectarianism in Politics
- Political Reform
- Modernizing and Reforming the Public Administration
- Foreign Policy and Lebanese-Arab Relations
I- Renewng confidence in Lebanonís role within its Arab milieu and in the whole world.
II- Strengthening Lebanonís brotherhood, friendship and cooperative relations with other Arab countries.
III- Emphasizing Lebanonís distinguished relations with Syria.
IV- Developing the role of Lebanonís diplomacy in the countryís economic, social and cultural progress.
V- Addressing Lebanese communities all over the world.
- The Role of Society and the Youth
- The Role of Education
- Democracy and Socio-economic Revival
I- Consolidating democracy, freedoms, the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary, and developing the foundations of justice in the state.
II- Renewing confidence in the Lebanese economy and polishing Lebanonís distinctive economic characteristics.
III- Activating an economically rewarding foreign policy.
IV- Resolving the public financial situation.
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Reducing production cost

   1- Privatization
   2- Encouraging productive sectors
VI- Capitalizing on human resources, developing their qualities, encouraging their productivity, and establishing an accountability system according to the level of productivity and the quality of performance.
VII- Enhancing and activating social services and improving their returns.
VIII- Emphasizing the importance of legislative stability.

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Stressing the Rule of Law
Conclusion