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UNIFIL marked the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers at the mission’s headquarters today.
The Blue Line, stretching for 120km along Lebanon’s southern frontier, is a key to peace in the region.
UNIFIL and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) today paid tribute to a fallen French peacekeeper, who died on Saturday due to medical conditions, at a solemn ceremony held in a UNIFIL French base in Deir Kifa, south Lebanon.
UNIFIL Spanish Battalion Commander Lieutenant Colonel Pérez Montes (left) handed over two water pumps for the local water reservoir to the Mayor of Bourj Al Malouke, Elias Ncoula Seleiman, on 7 July 2021.
As part of UNIFIL’s continued support to host communities, the mission executed two projects this week with the aim of improving food security in south-eastern Lebanon.
UN Photos / Haidar Fahs
UNIFIL Sector West Command and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) yesterday opened a newly renovated medical facility with UNIFIL support within the main LAF barracks in Tyre, south Lebanon.
UN Photo: Warrant Officer Ramesh Karki
With Lebanon easing COVID-related restrictions and schools preparing to welcome students again, UNIFIL supported last week nine public schools in the country’s south-eastern villages with critical school supplies and education materials.