Acting UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Pernille Kardel today visited the Bekaa, in east Lebanon.
UNSCOL staff met with highschool students from the Zahia Kaddoura public school in Beirut. The session included a lively discussion on the UN priorities and efforts in Lebanon and the role that youth can play in promoting the sustainable development goals.
Today Prime Minister Saad Hariri, together with UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini and Minister for Social Affairs Pierre Bou Assi, launched the 2018 update of the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (LCRP) 2017-2020.
United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Miroslav Jenča, visited Lebanon from 25 to 26 January 2018. He met with President Michel Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri, Minister of Interior Nouhad Machnouk and Lebanese Armed Forces Commander General Joseph Aoun.
Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am honoured to be here with you today to discuss the role of political parties in promoting women’s participation in the upcoming Parliamentary elections.