Press Releases

  • 25 Nov 2017 - Saturday 25 November 2017 marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. On this occasion, the Gender Working Group , under the umbrella of the United Nations System  in Lebanon, joins forces to launch the 16 Days of Activism Campaign,...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Pernille Dahler Kardel of Denmark as Acting United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL). Ms. Kardel succeeds Sigrid Kaag of the Netherlands, who concluded her assignment on 26...
  • 10 Nov 2017 - Members of the International Support Group for Lebanon met this morning with President Michel Aoun at the Presidential Palace in Baabda. They discussed the situation in Lebanon following the announcement of the offer of resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri.  ISG members...
  • 06 Nov 2017 - The members of the International Support Group met today in Beirut. They express their concern following the announcement of Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation.  They reaffirm their strong, collective support for the continued unity, stability, sovereignty and ...
  • United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Lebanon (UN Photo)

    05 Nov 2017 -
    The Secretary-General is concerned by news of the offer of resignation of Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri. He hopes all sides will focus their efforts on supporting the continuity of Lebanon's State institutions, in adherence with the...
  • UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag Concludes Her Mission in Lebanon

    26 Oct 2017 - The Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon informs that UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Ms. Sigrid Kaag concludes effective today her assignment in Lebanon in order to join the Cabinet of HM Government of the Netherlands. Ms. Kaag will serve as Minister...
  • Ambassadors of P5, EU, LAS and UN Meet President Michel Aoun (Photo DalatiNohra)

    16 Oct 2017 - In a meeting this morning called by President Michel Aoun, the Ambassadors of France, China, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, the European Union, the League of Arab States and the United Nations Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon, in his capacity as Officer in...
  • UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Welcomes Announcement of Additional LAF Troops Deployment in South (Lebanese Army Photo)

    23 Sep 2017 - The UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag welcomes the announcement of the Lebanese army to deploy additional troops south of the Litani River as an important step towards the implementation of Security Council resolutions 2373 and 1701. The Special Coordinator...
  • UN Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag Visits Arsal and Army Positions

    20 Sep 2017 - UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag visited today the border towns of Arsal and Labweh in north-eastern Lebanon. Ms Kaag visited army positions in the outskirts of Arsal and met with Brigadier General Sami Hoayek and other representatives of the Lebanese army. The...
  • UN Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag meets President Michel Aoun (DalatiNohra Photo)

    15 Sep 2017 - United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag met this morning with President Michel Aoun. The meeting took place prior to President Aoun’s participation at the United Nations General Assembly in New York and his meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...

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