Press Releases

  • Some 60 dignitaries from south-western Lebanon pose for a group photo with the UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Michael Beary.

    12 Nov 2016 - During his introductory meeting with local authorities and religious leaders from south-western Lebanon, head of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Major General Michael Beary today underlined the importance of cooperation between UN peacekeepers and the host community in...
  • 09 Nov 2016 - The Head of Mission and Force Commander of UNIFIL, Major General Michael Beary, today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior officials from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position at Ras Al Naqoura. Today’s discussions...
  • 03 Nov 2016 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Michael Beary today praised the leadership role of the Brazilian Navy in the UN peacekeeping mission’s Maritime Task Force (MTF). While greeting the visiting Minister of Defense of the Federal Republic of Brazil, Raul...
  • 29 Oct 2016 - The Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Major-General Michael Beary today met with the local authorities and religious leaders based in the eastern sector of the UNIFIL area of operations at the Sector headquarters in...
  • UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary salutes an Indonesian UNIFIL peacekeeper at the United Nations Day celebrations at UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura.

    24 Oct 2016 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today celebrated United Nations Day amidst a special ceremony at the peacekeeping mission’s headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon. During the ceremony, UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Michael Beary...
  • Peacekeepers of UNIFIL’s Maritime Task Force (MTF) display flags of troop contributing countries during the ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the UNIFIL Maritime Task Force (MTF) in Beirut Port on 21 October 2016.

    21 Oct 2016 - The commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Major General Michael Beary, today praised the work done by the UN mission’s Maritime Task Force (MTF) in effectively assisting the Lebanese authorities under the mandate of UN Security Council resolution...
  • 22 Sep 2016 - The Head of Mission and Force Commander of UNIFIL, Major-General Michael Beary, today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior officials from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position at Ras Al Naqoura. Today’s discussions...
  • UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Michael Beary addresses the audience at the event for International Day of Peace held at UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon.

    21 Sep 2016 - “The young children playing in the school yards of Tibnin dreaming of a bright future, men and women going to work every day in Bint Jbeil to support their families and the elderly residents of Naqoura enjoying evening chai with their neighbours as the sun sets over Tyre. These...
  • 20 Sep 2016 - The Head of Mission and Force Commander of UNIFIL, Major-General Michael Beary, today paid tribute to the sacrifices made by Spanish peacekeepers while serving with the UN Mission in south Lebanon. In his remarks at a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary since the deployment...
  • 06 Sep 2016 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Michael Beary today called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Samir Moqbel in Beirut. Discussions focused on the situation in UNIFIL’s area of operations, issues related to the implementation of UNIFIL’s...

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