NOTE TO CORRESPONDENTS
In response to questions on Lebanon
Following questions at the noon briefing on Lebanon, the Spokesperson has the following to say:
United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo will visit the Middle East from 5 to 11 October 2019 to discuss with key counterparts and partners current efforts by UN Missions, agencies, funds and programmes in the region.
New York --
The United Nations Charter sends a clear message to us all: put people first.
The first words of the Charter -- “we the peoples” – are a summons to place people at the centre of our work.
Every day. Everywhere.
The members of the International Support Group (ISG) for Lebanon met today and welcomed the economic meeting of 2 September convened under the leadership of President Aoun as a catalyst for political leaders to address the economic challenges Lebanon faces in light of its own economic assessments