18 Aug 2020 - The Secretary-General takes note of today’s delivery by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) of the judgement in which Mr. Salim Jamil Ayyash was convicted in relation to the 14 February 2005 attack in Beirut that killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 21 others, and injured 226 more. In the same judgment, the three other accused, Mr. Hassan Habib Merhi, Mr. Hussein Hassan Oneissi and Mr.
07 Aug 2020 - Press Briefing Note on Lebanon by Spokesperson of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
This week's horrific blast in Beirut has brought into sharp focus the need for the international community to step up and help Lebanon and its people at their time of crisis. Only a swift international response and sustained engagement will prevent many more lives being lost.
19 Jun 2020 - The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth (OSGEY), the Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Commemoration of the United Nations’ 75th Anniversary and Devex, are excited to announce the launch of an Essay Competition for the best essay by a young person on the topic ‘The Future We Want, The UN We Need’.