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UNRWA and WFP Sign MoU to Secure Food Assistance for Palestinian Refugees from Syria

Beirut, Lebanon

29 August 2014

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed today, between the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the World Food Programme (WFP) whereby both agencies will support cash for food assistance for Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon. The signing ceremony was hosted by the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. Derek Plumbly in his office in Yarzeh, and was attended by a number of ambassadors and heads of UN agencies in Lebanon.

 

Statement of Special Coordinator Derek Plumbly after meeting Prime Minister Tamam Salam

Beirut, Lebanon

03 September 2014

I just had a good meeting with Prime Minister Tamam Salam.  We discussed the security situation in the country, international efforts to support Lebanon and the latest political developments.  I expressed the solidary of the United Nations with the Government, the security forces and the families of the personnel held hostage by violent extremist groups, and our condemnation of their actions.

Statement of UN Special Coordinator Derek Plumbly after meeting Christian Patriarchs of the East

Bkerke, Lebanon

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

I would like to thank Patriarch El-Rai for inviting me and my colleagues to Bkerke to meet with him and the other Christian Patriarchs of the East. The Patriarchs shared with us their concerns about recent developments, particularly relating to Christian communities in Iraq and in the region.

UN Special Coordinator Derek Plumbly Visits Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon was today received in Jedda by the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Royal Highness Prince Saud al Faisal. The meeting focused on international efforts to support Lebanon.

Statement of UN Special Coordinator Derek Plumbly after meeting Prime Minister Tamam Salam

Beirut, Lebanon

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

I just had a good meeting with Prime Minister Tamam Salam. We discussed the latest developments particularly those related to security.  I welcomed the calm that has been restored in the border town of Arsal and hailed the efforts of the government and the Lebanese army and security forces in achieving that.

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