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21 Oct 2016 description

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Beirut, Lebanon Thursday, 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.

04 Oct 2016 description

Beirut, Lebanon
Tuesday, 4 October 2016

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UN Deputy Special Coordinator and Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, today co-signed the UN Strategic Framework for Lebanon (UNSF) together with Mr. Fouad Fleifel, Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers from the Government of Lebanon.

18 Sep 2016 description

Beirut, Lebanon

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Joint Statement of the Ambassadors of France, the People’s Republic of China, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, the United States and the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Following a meeting with Mr. Tammam Salam, President of the Council of Ministers

27 Jun 2016 description

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Beirut, Lebanon
Monday, 27 June 2016

United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag strongly condemned the four suicide bombings that took place at dawn this morning in the north-eastern Lebanese border town of El-Qaa, and which killed five civilians and injured several others.

22 Jun 2016 description
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United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag visited on Tuesday the Palestine refugee camp of Rashidieh in southern Lebanon.

30 May 2016 description

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Beirut, Lebanon

United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Ms. Sigrid Kaag congratulated the Lebanese people and authorities for the successful completion of the four rounds of municipal elections held nationally.

She praised the safe environment that prevailed thanks to the efforts of the Ministry of Interior and the security forces.

23 May 2016 description

Beirut, Lebanon
20 May 2016

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UN Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag met with His Excellency Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil to discuss the report of the Secretary-General: “In safety and dignity: Addressing large movements of refugees and migrants” (A/70/59).

09 May 2016 description

Beirut, Lebanon
Sunday, 8 May 2016

United 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".

26 Apr 2016 description
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Lebanon at a glance in 2015

2015 was not an easy year for Lebanon. But though there were many challenges to peace, security and development, many achievements highlighted Lebanon’s own resilience and the commitment of its friends.

13 Mar 2016 description
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United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag visited today a range of social economic programmes in southern Lebanon.

In Marjayoun, the Special Coordinator visited water management and irrigation projects supported by FAO. In Tyre, Ms. Kaag met with representatives of the Imam Moussa Sadr Foundation. Other project visits included the Civil Committee Against Addiction in Sidon and a visit to an ABAAD centre focusing on assistance to survivors of sexual and gender based violence.

04 Jan 2016 description

Beirut, Lebanon

Monday, 4 January 2016

The Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, expressed concern over the attack on an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) convoy in the Shebaa Farms area, and subsequent IDF shelling across the Blue Line into Lebanon.