Press Releases

  • 12 Jul 2018 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today (Thursday) announced the appointment of Major General Stefano Del Col of Italy as Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). Major General Del Col...
  • Members of the ISG meet with Prime-Minister-designate Saad Hariri (Photo-DalatiNohra)

    11 Jul 2018 - The International Support Group for Lebanon (ISG) was received today by Prime Minister-designate, Saad Hariri, in Centre House.   At the meeting, the ISG shared a copy of the Aide Memoire, originally presented by the Group to President Michel...
  • Acting UN Special Coordinator Pernille Kardel meets women's group at Palestine refugee camp of Rashidieh

    10 Jul 2018 - UNSCOL Staff With ululations and applause, a group of Palestine refugee women interrupted a discussion they were having with Acting UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Pernille Kardel in the refugee camp of Rashidieh in south Lebanon. They had just received news that the 18-year...
  • 06 Jul 2018 - The Secretary-General is gravely concerned by the resumption of the military offensive in southwest Syria and its continued devastating impact on civilians. An estimated 750,000 lives are in danger and up to 325,000 people have been displaced. The Secretary-General fully...
  • Ms. Kardel meets youth representatives at Rashidieh camp

    02 Jul 2018 - Today, the Acting United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Pernille Dahler Kardel and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone, visited the Palestine refugee camp of Rashidieh in southern Lebanon.  Ms. Kardel and Mr. Cordone met with...
  • 29 Jun 2018 - The Secretary-General is deeply alarmed by the military offensive in southwestern Syria and its devastating toll on civilians. He calls for an immediate cessation of the military operations. The Secretary-General recalls that the southwest area of Syria is part of a de-...
  • 18 Jun 2018 - Op-Ed by Philippe Lazzarini, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon The last few weeks have seen a renewed public debate about refugee returns. As Lebanon struggles to grapple with its complex economic and political challenges, the United Nations’ role in the...
  • UN Special Coordinator Kardel Speaker on behalf of the ISG after meeting President Aoun (Photo-DalatiNohra)

    14 Jun 2018 - UN Special Coordinator Kardel Statement on Behalf of the International Support Group for Lebanon after Meeting President Michel Aoun  I am speaking here on behalf of the ISG for Lebanon. We had a constructive meeting with President Michel Aoun and it...
  • Special Coordinator Kardel with FAO and NGO representatives plants tree in the Chouf on the occasion of World Environment Day

    05 Jun 2018 - On the occasion of World Environment Day, Acting United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Pernille Dahler Kardel today visited the Chouf Biosphere Reserve in Mount Lebanon and examined local reforestation projects being undertaken in coordination with the UN Food...
  • Human Rights graphic by pixabay

    22 May 2018 - 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...

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