Press Releases

  • 30 May 2016 - UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag visited the UAE today where she met with H.E. Assistant Foreign Minister for security and military affairs, H.E. State Minister for Foreign Affairs and H.E. State Minister for International...
  • 08 May 2016 - Beirut, Lebanon Sunday, 8 May 2016United Nations Special Coordinator Ms. Sigrid Kaag welcomed the launch of the municipal elections in Lebanon today. During a tour of several polling centres in Beirut, Ms. Kaag noted “I am glad to see Lebanese voting this morning". The Special...
  • 20 Apr 2016 - United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, met Friday 29 April in Moscow with Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr. Mikhail Bogdanov and other senior Russian officials. Discussions focused on the developments in Lebanon and the region, and their impact on the...
  • 14 Apr 2016 - The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, yesterday met with French Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Jean-Marc Ayrault and other senior officials from the Foreign Ministry and Quai d'Orsay in Paris. Discussions focused on the need for continued...
  • 16 Mar 2016 - UN Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag briefed the Security Council in a closed session yesterday on the situation in Lebanon and the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1701.  The briefing follows the release of the Secretary-General’s latest report on the implementation...
  • 04 Mar 2016 - Beirut, Lebanon Thursday, 03 March 2016 On the occasion of International Women’s day, the United Nations, Women in Front and the National Democratic Institute are organizing a conference to encourage Lebanese women to run for the upcoming municipal elections. The conference...
  • 25 Jan 2016 - The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, yesterday met with Iranian Government officials in Tehran.  The Special Coordinator discussed the political situation in Lebanon, regional developments which impact Lebanon and efforts to promote stability and...
  • 21 Jan 2016 - Beirut, Lebanon Thursday, 21 January 2016 United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Ms. Sigrid Kaag met this afternoon with Minister of Interior and Municipalities Nohad Mashnouk. “This was my first opportunity to meet Minister Mashnouk in the New Year. We discussed the...
  • 12 Jan 2016 - Beirut, Lebanon Thursday, 07 January 2016United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Ms. Sigrid Kaag met with Prime Minister Tammam Salam today on her return from an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Ms. Kaag briefed the Prime...
  • 12 Jan 2016 - Beirut, LebanonTuesday, 05 January 2016 The Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, arrived in Riyadh yesterday evening as part of her ongoing consultations with regional stakeholders to discuss Lebanon’s stability and security as well as efforts to...

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