UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Jan Kubis, yesterday visited the city of Tripoli in north Lebanon. It was an opportunity for the UN Special Coordinator to get a closer look at the political, security and socio-economic situation in Lebanon’s second largest city and the role it can play in the country’s longer-term peace, stability and development prospects. Following meetings in Tripoli, Mr.
First of all, I am very glad that in my new capacity as the Special Coordinator for Lebanon, I had the opportunity to brief the Security Council about my activities but notably about the country, about Lebanon. I spoke about opportunities and some risks as well.
I am very grateful that His Excellency the Prime Minister is giving me his time frequently and regularly. This is very important as well due to my forthcoming meeting with the Security Council of the United Nations next week in New York.
Today, the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. Jan Kubis and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone, visited the Palestine refugee camp of Ein El Hilweh in southern Lebanon. It was Mr. Kubis’ first visit to a Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon since taking up his functions as UN Special Coordinator in February.
(Press Release from the Lebanese Armed Forces)
Under the patronage of the Lebanese Armed Forces Commander General Joseph Aoun launched today the Code of Conduct for the LAF in Law Enforcement, in cooperation with the Regional Office of the High Commissioner’s office for Human Rights for the Middle East and North Africa.