Press Releases

  • 20 Mar 2017 - The National News Agency yesterday launched a two-day conference on the role of  media as a bridge among civilizations and a focal point for dialogue, Al-Anwar, An-Nahar and other papers reported. The conference panels yesterday highlighted the role of the media as a bridge but...
  • A moment of silence observed at UNSCOL in solidarity with the Syrian people 

    15 Mar 2017 - Under The Rubble I Spy a Child’s Doll Under the rubble, I spy a child’s doll Is there anyone here? I desperately call I arrived in a town For many it was home Now there is nothing but carnage, And buildings standing alone The shadows they cast are ever so dark As dark as the...
  • 08 Mar 2017 - By Philippe Lazzarini Today we celebrate international women´s day, a day that was first observed in 1909, and has since grown in importance and scope. While the early calls for women´s rights to vote have been heard, the day continues to be important as gender equality has...
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    02 Mar 2017 - On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the non-governmental organization “Social Way” paid tribute to UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag and her efforts for Lebanon. “By paying tribute to Mrs. Sigrid Kaag, we honor all the women in the world who have excelled...
  • 28 Feb 2017 - UN Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini Remarks at the Launch of the Ministry of State for Women’s Affairs   I am very pleased to be here with you today. The establishment of a ministerial portfolio to address women...
  • 22 Feb 2017 - Joint Statement of the International Support Group for Lebanon 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...
  • 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...

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