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


New government brings ‘mood of optimism’ needed to address ongoing challenges – UN (10.11.2016)

Despite continuing challenges, a mood of optimism has taken hold in Lebanon following the recent election of President Michel Aoun and additional political breakthroughs are expected.

Security Council extends mandate of UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon (30.08.2016)

The United Nations Security Council today unanimously extended the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), until the end of August 2017.

Security Council calls for presidential and parliamentary polls by next May (22.07.2016)

Expressing deep concern over the two-year-long vacancy in the presidency of Lebanon, the United Nations Security Council today urged Lebanese leaders to urgently convene a parliamentary session and called on all parties to negotiate a compromise agreement in order to end the country's political and...

'Prevailing calm should not be confused with stability,' warns UN envoy for Lebanon (08.07.2016)

The United Nations envoy for Lebanon has asked the UN Security Council to devote greater attention to situation there, including the deteriorating security conditions, weakening State institutions and the need for continued dispersal of funding for the refugees hosted by the country.

Lebanon fears new terror wave after multiple suicide attack (28.06.2016)

The Lebanese government warned on Tuesday of a heightened terrorist threat after eight suicide bombers targeted a Christian village at the border with Syria, the latest spillover of its conflict into Lebanon.

EU supports security sector reform in Lebanon (06.06.2016)

The EU launched on Friday 3 June the Security Sector Reform (SSR) project in Lebanon, which will provide technical assistance to support the security sector reforms undertaken by the Lebanese authorities.