UN in Lebanon

UN Country Team

ABOUT UNCT

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.

UNCT Team

Lt Col Sean Gavin
Lt Col Sean Gavin
Chief Liaison Officer / UNTSO
Lt Col Gavin was commissioned as an Infantry Officer into the Irish Defence Forces in 1981. While serving in an Infantry Battalion as a junior Officer he held a wide variety of appointments both at Command and Staff levels at home and overseas. Read More
Saroj Kumar Jha
Saroj Kumar Jha
Director for the Middle East / World Bank
Saroj Kumar Jha assumed his post as the World Bank’s new Director for the Mashreq region, on July 1, 2017. His mandate spans Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. An Indian national, Jha brings to the region a vast experience in a critical period of transition. Read More
Ruba Jaradat
Ruba Jaradat
Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Arab States / ILO
Dr. Ruba Jaradat was appointed Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Arab States, based at the Regional Office in Beirut, with effect from 16 November, 2015. Read More
Mireille Girard
Mireille Girard
Representative / UNHCR
Mireille Girard has served as Representative for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Lebanon since July 2015. Read More