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.
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.
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.