UN in Lebanon

UN Country Team


The UN Country Team facilitates and provides coordination between all UN agencies operating in Lebanon with the main aim of delivering palpable and solid results of the corresponding plan of action on a national, progressive, humanitarian, and political level.


Pernille Dahler Kardel
UN Acting Special Coordinator for Lebanon / UNSCOL
Ms. Pernille Dahler Kardel of Denmark is currently the United Nations Acting Special Coordinator for Lebanon. Read More
Mohamed Ali Alhakim
Mohamed Ali Alhakim
Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary / ESCWA
Mohamed Ali Alhakim, a national of Iraq, is the Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). Read More
Philippe Lazzarini
Philippe Lazzarini
UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator / RC/HC
Mr. Lazzarini has just joined the Lebanon office. He has extensive experience in humanitarian assistance and international coordination in conflict and post-conflict areas at senior levels, including through his latest assignment in the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia as Deputy Special Representative, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator. Prior to this, he held a number of senior positions in the United Nations for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and in various field positions in Iraq, Angola, Somalia and the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Read More
Major General Michael Beary
Major General Michael Beary
Head of Mission/Force Commander / UNIFIL
Major General Beary was commissioned as an Infantry Corps officer in 1975. During his career he has held command and staff appointments at Unit, Brigade and Defence Force Headquarters levelS. Read More