Press Releases

  • SCL Joanna Wronecka Meets Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros El-Rahi

    13 Jul 2023 - As part of her meetings with different Lebanese stakeholders, UN Special Coordinator Joanna Wronecka discussed this week with two of Lebanon’s top religious leaders the political and socio-economic situation and the importance of maintaining...
  • 11 Jul 2023 - UN Special Coordinator Joanna Wronecka continued this week her round of meetings with political leaders and parliamentarians in Lebanon ahead of her briefing to the UN Security Council next week. While underlining the urgent need to break the...
  • 04 Jul 2023 - UN Special Coordinator Joanna Wronecka met on 4 July with Lebanon’s caretaker Minister of Energy Walid Fayad to discuss the crucial reforms needed in the energy sector as the country continues to struggle with a long-term electricity crisis....
  • Guests view Dreaming of Lebanon Virtual Reality Documentary at UNSCOL launch

    27 Jun 2023 - The Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL) and the Innovation Cell at the United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (UNDPPA) launched yesterday in Beirut the virtual reality documentary “Dreaming of Lebanon” that...
  • Empty chair of the Lebanese Presidency

    16 Jun 2023 - Taking note of the June 14 vote in Parliament, the International Support Group (ISG) regrets that Lebanon has yet to elect a president after 12 inconclusive presidential election sessions. ...
  • 19 May 2023 - UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Joanna Wronecka held a round of meetings with Lebanese officials and foreign stakeholders ahead of the Summit of the Arab League that took place on 19 May in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In a meeting with caretaker...
  • 05 May 2023 - In a round of meetings with Lebanese representatives, UN Special Coordinator Joanna Wronecka stressed the urgent need for solutions to end the over six months presidential vacuum in Lebanon.  The Special Coordinator underlined the importance...
  • 03 May 2023 - The UN, Lebanon’s Ministry of Information, the media as well civil society activities, academics and students marked on 3 May the World Press Freedom Day at a conference organized by UNESCO-Beirut. Focusing on the global theme of “Shaping a...
  • 10 Mar 2023 - Ahead of her briefing to the UN Security Council on 16 March, UN Special Coordinator Joanna Wronecka discussed with Lebanese officials this week the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1701. In addition to outlining what has been accomplished so far...
  • 08 Mar 2023 - On the occasion of Women’s Day, UN Special Coordinator Joanna Wronecka hosted roundtable discussions with Lebanese experts, academics and influencers on the challenges and opportunities in rebuilding trust and a better future for...

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