Press releases

  • 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.   
  • UN Special Coordinator and Deputy Special Coordinator Meet Prime Minister Saad Hariri (22 December 2016)

    22 Dec 2016 - UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag Remarks to the press after meeting Prime Minister Saad Hariri   Beirut, Lebanon   Thursday, 22 December 2016   Good Morning,  
  • 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.
  • SCL Kaag attends drama therapy session at Roumieh prison

    SCL Sigrid Kaag attends drama therapy session by Catharsis at Roumieh prison (21 10 16)

    21 Oct 2016 - Beirut, LebanonFriday, 21 October 2016 The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, visited today Roumieh Prison. 
  • 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.
  • 19 Oct 2016 - Beirut, LebanonWednesday, 19 October 2016 The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, visited today El-Qaa and Hermel.  
  • 04 Oct 2016 - Tehran, Iran Tuesday, 4 October 2016
    United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Ms. Sigrid Kaag concluded a two-day visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran for meetings with Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Jaberi Ansari and Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi, as well as members of the international community.
  • 04 Oct 2016 - Beirut, LebanonTuesday, 4 October 2016Deputy Special Coordinator and Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, today co-signed the UN Strategic Framework for Lebanon (UNSF) together with Mr. Fouad Fleifel, President of the Council of Ministers from the Government of Lebanon. 
  • Secretary-General Meets Prime Minister of Lebanon
    22 Sep 2016 -   The Secretary-General met today with His Excellency Mr. Tammam Salam, Prime Minister of the Republic of Lebanon. The Secretary General and Prime Minister Salam discussed the ongoing impact of the Syrian conflict on Lebanon and welcomed the united international support for Lebanon’s security and stability.
  • 05 Sep 2016 - Carnegie FoundationThe Hague, NetherlandsMonday, 5 September 2016 Sigrid Kaag, a top Dutch diplomat working for the United Nations, will receive the Carnegie Wateler Peace Prize 2016. The Carnegie Foundation, which owns and manages the Peace Palace, has awarded this peace prize to Ms. Kaag for her successful efforts in accomplishing sensitive and dangerous missions in the Middle-East.   Missions

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