HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOON BRIEFING BY STEPHANE DUJARRIC

SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL ANTÓNIO GUTERRES

FRIDAY, 4 OCTOBER 2019

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POLITICAL AND PEACEBUILDING AFFAIRS
The head of the Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, will visit the Middle East from 5 to 11 October to discuss with key counterparts and partners current efforts by UN Missions, agencies, funds and programmes in the region.

From 5 to 8 October, she 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 the 8th, Ms. DiCarlo will go to Amman, Jordan, where she will meet with Jordanian and UN officials and she will be in 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, the UN country team, and she will also visit the UNIFIL troops in southern Lebanon.

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