Our mission is to plan, initiate, coordinate and support activities that promote Tyre’s rehabilitation, the conservation of its heritage and environment, as well as promotion of cultural tourism and socio-economic development of Tyre and its sister cities.
Through its intervention at both the national and international levels, the International Association to Save Tyre and its affiliates contribute effectively to promoting Tyre’s image as a pioneer of intercultural dialogue among civilisations.
Mrs. Maha El-Khalil Chalabi nominated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador
On February 17, 2016, the UNESCO Director-General, Mrs. Irina Bokova assigned to Mrs. Maha El-Khalil Chalabi the distinction of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. Read More >
The archaeological research in Tyre was at its peak during the 50s and 60s until they were abruptly interrupted by the civil war during 1975. The Tyre Foundation was determined to continue this indispensable work.
Situated in the south of Lebanon, Tyre is one of the oldest cities in the world considered to be one of the most important historical and archaeological sites in the world. Read More >