United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Rola Dashti of Kuwait as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.
GENEVA (26 November 2018) – The UN Working Group on enforced or involuntary disappearances* says a new law against enforced disappearances in Lebanon can be a major breakthrough, and urges effective implementation to give victims and their families access to truth and justice.
Acting UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Pernille Dahler Kardel today visited the 4th Land Border Regiment Command of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) in Baalbek and the Army’s Air Base and Central Training Centre for Border Management in Rayak, in eastern Lebanon.
The UN family in Lebanon held an "Open Day" at Beit Beirut in Sodeco to commemorate its UN Day, which marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. The event showcased the collective efforts of the UN's 25 different agencies, funds and programmes in the fields of peace
The UN Department of Political Affairs released a new publication, "United Nations Conflict Prevention and Preventive Diplomacy," drafted in partnership with the Peacebuilding Support Office and the Department of Peacekeeping Operations.