Press Releases

  • 22 Feb 2017 - The Members of the International Support Group (ISG) reaffirm their commitment to the stability and security of Lebanon. The current political momentum has re-activated Lebanon's institutions of state. The ISG Members encourage all parties to arrive at an early compromise,...
  • 20 Feb 2017 - International funding for Lebanon in 2016 amounted to USD 1.9 billion, as shown by the funding update released by the Office of the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon. This amount includes a total of USD 1.57 billion disbursed by donors in 2016 and...
  • 20 Feb 2017 - International funding for Lebanon in 2016 amounted to USD 1.9 billion, as shown by the funding update released by the Office of the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon. This amount includes a total of USD 1.57 billion disbursed by donors in 2016 and...
  • 14 Feb 2017 - UNHQ, 14 February 2017 --   We’ve been asked about recent remarks attributed to President Michel Aoun of Lebanon concerning Hizbullah’s weapons. I’d like to recall that Security Council resolutions 1559, 1680 and 1701 clearly call for the disbanding and disarmament of all...
  • UN Deputy Special Coordinator, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini and Lebanon's Secretary-General of the Cabinet Fouad Fleifel Sign the UN Strategic Framework for Lebano

    10 Feb 2017 - The United Nations Strategic Framework (UNSF) represents the UN’s cooperation framework with Lebanon for the period 2017-2020. It replaces the previous United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Lebanon (2010-2016). The UNSF presents the key shared objectives...
  • 09 Feb 2017 - Note to Correspondents New York, 9 February 2017   Later today the Secretary-General will travel to Istanbul, Turkey and then to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar and Egypt, as the first part of his visits to the region. In Istanbul, the Secretary-General is...
  • Special Coordinator Kaag at a class for students with special needs at the Al-Hadi Institute

    06 Feb 2017 - UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag visited institutions of the Mabarrat foundation in Lebanon to learn about the services they provide in education, training and support for children with special needs. The Special Coordinator admired the efforts of Mabarrat and...
  • Special Coordinator Kaag and Deputy Special Coordinator, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Lazzarini meet the press

    31 Jan 2017 - UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag and Deputy Special Coordinator, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini held a joint press encounter to brief the media on the latest UN priorities in Lebanon and to engage in a dialogue with the press on issues...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - (Beirut, 19 January 2017): Today Prime Minister Saad Hariri together with UN Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag and UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini, formally launched the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan  2017 – 2020 at the Grand Serail.    As the conflict...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Prime Minister Saad Hariri together with UN Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag and UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini, formally launched today the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020 at the Grand Serail. As the conflict in Syria approaches its seventh...

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