Lebanon

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UNIFIL

United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UN-led)
Authorization date: 03/78

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UNSCOL

Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon

Authorization date: 02/07

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News


UN gives strong backing to Lebanon's political independence (20.03.2018)

The UN Security Council reaffirmed its strong support Tuesday for Lebanon's political independence following a report by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres who said "crises in the region continue to pose a risk to the stability" of the country.

EU supports Lebanese security sector with €50 million (19.03.2018)

The European Union has announced a €50 million package to support the Lebanese security sector, as part of its longstanding commitment to the stability and security of Lebanon. This package includes €46.6 million for promoting the rule of law, enhancing security and countering terrorism until 2020...

UNIFIL says 'no appetite' for war as Lebanon, Israel talk about border dispute (09.03.2018)

Lebanon and Israel have been holding talks nearly every day over a border dispute that has raised tensions between the two enemy states, according to the U.N. peacekeeping force on the frontier that is mediating their discussions.

UN peacekeeping chief wraps up three-day visit to Lebanon (27.02.2018)

The head of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations has wrapped up a visit to Lebanon with a call on leaders from Lebanon as well as Israel to take advantage of the role UN peacekeeping can play in finding political solutions to conflict.

Trump wants to cut funds for UN missions in Middle East (14.02.2018)

US President Donald Trump's administration is seeking to decrease its financial contributions to the Middle East in 2019, most notably to UN missions in Lebanon, the occupied Golan Heights, and Western Sahara. The plan, revealed on Monday, is unlikely to make it past sceptical politicians in...

Security Council calls for efforts to ensure stability in Lebanon (20.12.2017)

Welcoming the return of Prime Minister Saad Hariri to Lebanon and his decision to continue his term, the United Nations Security Council highlighted the need to protect the country from crisis that are destabilizing the Middle East.