Acting UN Special Coordinator Pernille Dahler Kardel Arrives in Lebanon
Ms. Pernille Dahler Kardel arrived yesterday in Beirut to take up her new position as Acting United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon. She was received by an official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Beirut Rafik Hariri international airport. “I am delighted to begin my new functions in Lebanon and I look forward to working with Lebanese and international partners and the rest of the UN family in support of Lebanon’s peace and security, stability and socio-economic development,” she said.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Ms. Kardel (Denmark) on 22 November. Ms. Kardel brings 25 years of experience in diplomacy, political affairs, international cooperation and economic development, spanning several continents.