The UN in Lebanon

  • 26 Jul 2017 - Yesterday, the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag and the Director of UNRWA in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone, visited the Palestine refugee camp of Ein El Hilweh. They met with representatives and residents of the camp, including women and youth...
  • 08 Jun 2017 - At the end of May 2017, committed resources to Lebanon amount to USD 1.41 billion, which includes USD 1.10 billion in donor assistance and USD 309.6 million carried over from 2016 by partners and pooled funds, as shown by the latest funding update released by the Office of the...
  • The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Sigrid Kaag, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, the Minister of State for Displaced Affairs, Mueen Meherbi and Abdelnasser Al Ayyi of the Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee visit Nahr el-Bared camp. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa

    08 Jun 2017 - The Minister of State for Displaced Affairs, His Excellency Mueen Merhebi, the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone, and Mr. Abdelnasser al-Ayyi of the Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue...
  • 16 May 2017 - Deputy UN Special Coordinator, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon Philippe Lazzarini yesterday carried out with Lebanon’s Minister of State for Displaced Affairs Mouein Merhebe and the General Director of the Socio-Economic Development Fund Haitham Omar a joint...
  • 13 Apr 2017 - The Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary General announced: For the position of Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the Secretary-General has selected Mohamed Ali Alhakim of Iraq, who since 2013 is the Permanent...
  • 03 Apr 2017 - By Philippe Lazzarini As the seventh year of conflict in Syria begins, Lebanon faces overwhelming socioeconomic, security and demographic challenges. It hosts more than one million people who have fled the brutal conflict in Syria and this, together with the economic slow down...
  • 20 Feb 2017 - International funding for Lebanon in 2016 amounted to USD 1.9 billion, as shown by the funding update released by the Office of the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon. This amount includes a total of USD 1.57 billion disbursed by donors in 2016 and...
  • UN Deputy Special Coordinator, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini and Lebanon's Secretary-General of the Cabinet Fouad Fleifel Sign the UN Strategic Framework for Lebano

    10 Feb 2017 - The United Nations Strategic Framework (UNSF) represents the UN’s cooperation framework with Lebanon for the period 2017-2020. It replaces the previous United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Lebanon (2010-2016). The UNSF presents the key shared objectives...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Prime Minister Saad Hariri together with UN Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag and UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini, formally launched today the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020 at the Grand Serail. As the conflict in Syria approaches its seventh...