Press Releases

  • 15 Jan 2017 - UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag stressed the importance of holding timely parliamentary elections in Lebanon and increased representation of women in politics. Ms. Kaag was speaking at a meeting with the press at UNSCOL.   "The international community, also the...
  • UN Special Coordinator and Deputy Special Coordinator Meet Prime Minister Saad Hariri (22 December 2016)

    22 Dec 2016 - UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag Remarks to the press after meeting Prime Minister Saad Hariri   Beirut, Lebanon   Thursday, 22 December 2016   Good Morning,   The UN Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon Phillipe Lazzarini and myself are very pleased to meet...
  • 19 Dec 2016 - On 19 December, UN Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag addressed the Lebanese Parliament to encourage a swift roll-out of the recently adopted legislation on the National Human Rights Institute, incorporating a Preventive Mechanism against Torture. Ms. Kaag highlighted the link...
  • 16 Dec 2016 - On 16 December, UN Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag participated in the launch of the General Security code of conduct, developed in cooperation with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Ms. Kaag hailed this development as “an important step towards increased...
  • Special Coordinator Kaag and representatives of the International Support Group for Lebanon hold first meeting with President Michel Aoun after his election

    04 Nov 2016 - Statement delivered by UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag on behalf of the International Support Group for Lebanon after Meeting President Michel Aoun 4 November 2016 Baabda, Lebanon We had the privilege and honor of a first meeting with President Michel Aoun. We...
  • 25 Oct 2016 - United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Ms. Sigrid Kaag met today in Moscow with Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Gennadiy Gatilov and other senior officials. Discussions focused on the situation in Lebanon and regional developments.  Special attention was given to key...
  • 25 Oct 2016 - Moscow, RussiaTuesday, 25 October 2016 United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Ms. Sigrid Kaag met today in Moscow with Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov and other senior officials. Discussions focused on the situation in Lebanon and regional developments...
  • SCL Kaag attends drama therapy session at Roumieh prison

    SCL Sigrid Kaag attends drama therapy session by Catharsis at Roumieh prison (21 10 16)

    21 Oct 2016 - Beirut, LebanonFriday, 21 October 2016 The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, visited today Roumieh Prison.  The Special Coordinator met and discussed with prison authorities as well as adult and juvenile detainees. Following a tour of the prison,...
  • 21 Oct 2016 - The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, visited today Roumieh Prison. The Special Coordinator met and discussed with prison authorities as well as adult and juvenile detainees. Following a tour of the prison, SCL Kaag participated in a special...
  • 20 Oct 2016 - Beirut, LebanonThursday, 20 October 2016 United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, welcomed the passing in Parliament of the law for the establishment of a National Human Rights Institution, incorporating a National Preventive Mechanism against Torture. “...

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