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

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Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon

Authorization date: 02/07

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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.

New head of mission appointed (27.05.2016)

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Major General Michael Beary of Ireland as his new Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

Lebanon's Christians bury the hatchet amid turmoil (30.01.2016)

Two arch-rivals have resolved their differences, raising hopes that Lebanon will finally be able to select a president. Samir Geagea, head of the Lebanese Forces (LF), announced last week his endorsement of Michel Aoun, an ex-army general and head of the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM), for...

Lebanese Christian leader pulls out of presidential race in surprise move (18.01.2016)

Samir Geagea has withdrawn his candidacy in support of his rival, Michel Aoun. The move is an effort to break an ongoing political deadlock in Lebanon, which has been without a president for nearly two years.