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Virtual Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in Lebanon

The virtual event was held on 10 August 2020 with the participation of UN Secretary-General António Guterres and H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the General Assembly.
 
Mr. Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator chaired the event and was joined by Her Excellency Ambassador Amal Mudallali, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations in New York, Ms. Najat Rochdi, UN Deputy Special Coordinator, Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme and Her Excellency, Ambassador Anne Gueguen, Chargée d'Affaires, Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations in New York.
 
In total, 40 member states and 10 international organizations made interventions.

A recording of the Virtual Briefing can also be viewed on webtv.un.org.

 

Statements
Secretary-General's Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in Lebanon
Opening Remarks by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator 
Statement by the Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations
Statement by the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations
Statement by the Republic of Cyprus
Statement by the Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the United Nations, New York
Statement by the Sultanate of Oman
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations
Statement by the International Council of Women (ICW-CIF)
Statement by the League of Arab States
Statement by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

Documents
Lebanon 2020 Flash Appeal (August)
Business guide: Beirut port explosions - Lebanon response, August 2020