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.
08 May 2016 - Beirut, Lebanon
Sunday, 8 May 2016United Nations Special Coordinator Ms. Sigrid Kaag welcomed the launch of the municipal elections in Lebanon today.
During a tour of several polling centres in Beirut, Ms. Kaag noted “I am glad to see Lebanese voting this morning".
04 Mar 2016 - Beirut, Lebanon
Thursday, 03 March 2016
On the occasion of International Women’s day, the United Nations, Women in Front and the National Democratic Institute are organizing a conference to encourage Lebanese women to run for the upcoming municipal elections.
The conference will take place on Tuesday, 8 March 2016 at 15:00 at the Movenpick Hotel. Programme enclosed.
12 Jan 2016 - Beirut, LebanonThursday, 07 January 2016United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Ms. Sigrid Kaag met with Prime Minister Tammam Salam today on her return from an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
12 Jan 2016 - Beirut, LebanonTuesday, 05 January 2016The Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, arrived in Riyadh yesterday evening as part of her ongoing consultations with regional stakeholders to discuss Lebanon’s stability and security as well as efforts to support Lebanon’s critical humanitarian and developmental needs.
25 Nov 2015 - Beirut, LebanonWednesday, 25 November 2015
United Nations launched today in Lebanon the 16 Days of Activism, part of a
global campaign aimed at promoting action to end violence against women and
girls and to empower them.
12 Nov 2015 - Beirut, LebanonThursday, 12 November 2015UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag strongly condemned this evening the heinous attack in the suburb of Burj al-Barajneh, causing a number of fatalities and serious injuries.