Press Releases

  • UN Special Coordinator Jan Kubis at Arsal municipality

    21 Mar 2019 - UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Jan Kubis, today visited the areas of Arsal and Baalbek in the Baalbek-Hermel Governorate in north-eastern Lebanon.   In Baalbek, the Special Coordinator met with Governor Bachir Khodr and separately with...
  • 14 Mar 2019 - Today, the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. Jan Kubis and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone, visited the Palestine refugee camp of Ein El Hilweh in southern Lebanon. It was Mr. Kubis’ first visit to a Palestine refugee camp in...
  • 11 Feb 2019 - Mr. Ján Kubiš arrived today in Beirut to take up his new position as United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon. He was received by an official from the Ministryof Foreign Affairs at Beirut Rafik Hariri international airport. “I am very pleased to be here in Beirut at a...
  • 08 Feb 2019 - Security Council Press Statement on Lebanon 8 February 2019 The members of the Security Council welcomed the announcement on 31 January 2019 of the formation of a national unity government in Lebanon, and congratulated Prime Minister Saad Hariri and his Cabinet. They welcomed...
  • 04 Feb 2019 - The National Strategy for Preventing Violent Extremism was adopted on 27 March 2018. The Strategy provides the national objectives, policies and plans to prevent violent extremism in the short-, medium- and long-...
  • 01 Feb 2019 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the formation of a new Government in Lebanon The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement of the formation of a new Government of Lebanon. He congratulates Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Lebanon’s...
  • Lebanon and the UN launch Lebanon Crisis Response Plan Appeal at the Grand Serail (UNRCO Photo)

    31 Jan 2019 - Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri, together with UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini and caretaker Minister of Social Affairs Pierre Bou Assi, launched the 2019 update of the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (2017-2020) at the Grand Serail in...
  • Acting UN Special Coordinator Pernille Kardel and Lebanese Army Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun (Lebanese Army Photo)

    29 Jan 2019 - (Press Release from the Lebanese Armed Forces) Under the patronage of the Lebanese Armed Forces Commander General Joseph Aoun launched today the Code of Conduct for the LAF in Law Enforcement, in cooperation with the Regional Office of the High Commissioner’s office for Human...
  • Newly Appointed UNESCWA Executive Secretary Rola Dashti

    21 Jan 2019 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Rola Dashti of Kuwait as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia. She will succeed Mohamed Ali Alhakim of Iraq to...
  • 09 Jan 2019 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Coordinator for Lebanon. Mr. Kubiš succeeds Acting Special Coordinator Pernille Dahler Kardel of Denmark, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for her...

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