Nairobi, 15 Feb 05
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Kofi Annan, and Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN-HABITAT have learned with great sadness and shock of the brutal murder in the heart of Beirut on Monday of the former Prime Minister, Mr. Rafic Hariri of Lebanon, and a number of others in a powerful bomb blast.
Barcelona, Spain, 11 Sept 04
Lebaneses Prime Minister Rafic Hariri has been awarded a Special Citation of the UN-HABITAT Scroll of Honour for his work in the post-conflict reconstruction of his country.
Nairobi, 4 Sept 04
Prime Minister Rafic Hariri of Lebanon has been bestowed the prestigious Special Citation of the UN-HABITAT Scroll of Honor Award, 2004, for his outstanding and visionary leadership in the post-conflict reconstruction of Lebanon – the highest award given by the United Nations for achievements in the field of human settlements.