Acting United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Pernille Dahler Kardel and the Regional Representative of the Office High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the Middle East and North Africa, Abdel Salam Sidahmed, welcomed the Cabinet’s appointment yesterday of the ten members of Leban
Acting UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Pernille Dahler Kardel today attended the inauguration of the LAF regional Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) centre for south Lebanon in Marjayoun, which was established with the support of UNIFIL and Government of Spain.
The Secretary-General is profoundly alarmed by the sharp escalation of violence in the occupied Palestinian territory and the high number of Palestinians killed and injured in the Gaza protests. Israel security forces must exercise maximum restraint in the use of live fire.
The Secretary-General congratulates the people of Iraq on the holding of parliamentary elections on 12 May. Following the military defeat of Dae'sh, the elections represent further progress in building a stronger Iraqi democracy.
The Secretary-General followed with utmost concern reports overnight of missile launches from Syria targeting Israeli positions and retaliatory strikes by the Israel Defense Forces, that followed earlier strikes in Syria on Tuesday, 8 May.
UNESCO’s Regional Office in Beirut, in coordination with the Office of the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL), organized today on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day a ceremony and panel discussions under the theme of “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and the Rule of La