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.
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.
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
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.
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.