To increase ocean literacy among youth and the general public.
To raise awareness among youth on the principles of sustainable development with regard to marine life – Sustainable Development Goals: Good health and wellbeing; Sustainable cities and communities; Responsible consumption and production; Climate action; Life below water; Partnerships for the goals.
To foster understanding among communities of environmental pollution and environmental degradation, and its effects on human health, society, economy and politics.
To provide a forum for bringing together stakeholders of the natural marine environment and the built coastal environment, from individuals, institutions and organizations in Lebanon and the entire Mediterranean basin.
Hosting researchers and PhD candidates, and linking them with stakeholders relevant to their research