New York

04 October 2019

Note to correspondents: Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo to visit Middle East

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo will visit the Middle East from 5 to 11 October 2019 to discuss with key counterparts and partners current efforts by UN Missions, agencies, funds and programmes in the region.

From 5 to 8 October, Ms. DiCarlo will meet with government officials and civil society organizations in Israel and Palestine and visit the Office of the Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process in Jerusalem.

On 8 October, the Under-Secretary-General will travel to Amman, Jordan, where she will meet with Jordanian and UN officials.

Ms. DiCarlo will visit Lebanon from 9-11 October for talks with government officials and civil society organizations, including women’s groups. During her three-day visit, she will also meet with the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon and representatives of the UN country team, as well as visit UNIFIL in southern Lebanon.