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Meeting to Improve UN Agency Coordination

Migiro Sets Off for Lebanon for Meeting to Improve UN Agency Coordination

Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro heads to Lebanon today for a two-day meeting focusing on better coordinating the work of United Nations agencies in Western Asia.

The 12th meeting of the Regional Coordination Mechanism, hosted by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and due to begin tomorrow, intends to strengthen coherence, increase collaboration and avoid duplication of activities by the world body’s agencies, UN spokesperson Michele Montas told reporters today.

Ms. Migiro is also slated to visit senior Lebanese officials, including President Michel Suleiman, Prime Minister Fouad Siniora and parliamentary Speaker Nabih Berri, during her first visit to the Middle East country.


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