22 Feb 2017 - Joint Statement of the International Support Group for Lebanon
The Members of the International Support Group (ISG) reaffirm their commitment to the stability and security of Lebanon. The current political momentum has re-activated Lebanon's institutions of state.
20 Feb 2017 - International funding for Lebanon in 2016 amounted to USD 1.9 billion, as shown by the funding update released by the Office of the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon.
This amount includes a total of USD 1.57 billion disbursed by donors in 2016 and USD 344 million carried over from 2015 by UN Agencies, the World Bank and NGOs.
09 Feb 2017 - Note to Correspondents
New York, 9 February 2017
Later today the Secretary-General will travel to Istanbul, Turkey and then to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar and Egypt, as the first part of his visits to the region.
In Istanbul, the Secretary-General is expected to have separate meetings with the President and Prime Minister of Turkey.
19 Jan 2017 - (Beirut, 19 January 2017): Today Prime Minister Saad Hariri together with UN Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag and UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini, formally launched the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2017 – 2020 at the Grand Serail.
25 Oct 2016 - Moscow, RussiaTuesday, 25 October 2016
United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Ms. Sigrid Kaag met today in Moscow with Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov and other senior officials. Discussions focused on the situation in Lebanon and regional developments.
20 Oct 2016 - Beirut, LebanonThursday, 20 October 2016
United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, welcomed the passing in Parliament of the law for the establishment of a National Human Rights Institution, incorporating a National Preventive Mechanism against Torture.