Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General
on the formation of a new Government in Lebanon
Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri, together with UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini and caretaker Minister of Social Affairs Pierre Bou Assi, launched the 2019 update of the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (2017-2020) at the Grand Serail in Beirut.
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.