Lazzarini and Kaag chaired the briefing at the UNESCO office in Bir Hasan.
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More than a dozen high-level United Nations officials gathered Tuesday for the launch of a wide-ranging report on the organization's work in Lebanon, the first of its kind released on the country. U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag and U.N. Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini chaired the briefing at the UNESCO office in Bir Hasan. The report, "U.N. in Lebanon: Year in Review 2015," provides an overview of the U.N.'s work, from its peacekeeping mission on the Israeli border to its medical, educational and development projects. Officials emphasized the organization's long relationship with Lebanon.Lazzarini emphasized the U.N.'s continued commitment to Lebanon, advocating for further investment from the international community.
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