Women, peace and security

  • 08 Mar 2017 - By Philippe Lazzarini Today we celebrate international women´s day, a day that was first observed in 1909, and has since grown in importance and scope. While the early calls for women´s rights to vote have been heard, the day continues to be important as gender equality has...
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    02 Mar 2017 - On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the non-governmental organization “Social Way” paid tribute to UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag and her efforts for Lebanon. “By paying tribute to Mrs. Sigrid Kaag, we honor all the women in the world who have excelled...
  • 28 Feb 2017 - UN Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini Remarks at the Launch of the Ministry of State for Women’s Affairs   I am very pleased to be here with you today. The establishment of a ministerial portfolio to address women...
  • 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...