Press releases

  • 19 Mar 2020 -
    UNIFIL today marked the 42nd anniversary of its establishment in 1978 amidst a modest ceremony in the Mission headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon. 
     
    UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col chaired the ceremony, which saw a limited attendance as a precaution for preventing the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, which has become a global pandemic.
     
  • 06 Mar 2020 - A nine-member UN delegation led by Assistant Secretary-General Khaled Khiari today concluded a weeklong visit to Lebanon and the UNIFIL area of operations, as part of an assessment of UNIFIL’s resources. During the visit, ASG Khiari was accompanied by UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col.
  • 20 Feb 2020 -
    UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today chaired a Tripartite meeting with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position in Ras Al Naqoura.
     
    Discussions focused on the situation along the Blue Line, air and ground violations as well as other issues within the scope of UNIFIL’s mandate under UN Security Council resolution 1701.
     
  • 16 Dec 2019 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today chaired a regular Tripartite meeting with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position in Ras Al Naqoura. Issues relating to UNIFIL’s mandate under UN Security Council resolution 1701 were discussed.
  • 07 Nov 2019 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today chaired a regular Tripartite meeting with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at a UN position in Ras Al Naqoura. As usual, issues relating to UNIFIL’s mandate under UN Security Council resolution 1701 were discussed.
  • 24 Oct 2019 - UNIFIL today marked the 74th United Nations Day at its headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon, joining the global call for international peace and security as enshrined in the UN Charter.UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col said the Day serves as a reminder to act collectively for maintaining peace around the world.
  • 11 Oct 2019 - The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, today paid a visit to the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon, and toured the Mission’s area of operations in order to see first-hand the work of UNIFIL in maintaining the cessation of hostilities and calm along the Blue Line.
  • 29 Sep 2019 -
    UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col yesterday joined Lebanese officials in unveiling the statue of Annius Domitius Ulpianus, in Tyre, south Lebanon, where the prominent Roman-time jurist was born around 170 AD.
     
  • 26 Sep 2019 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today chaired a regular Tripartite meeting with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position in Ras Al Naqoura. Discussions focused on the recent serious developments along the Blue Line, air and ground violations, and other issues within the scope of UN Security Council resolution 1701 and related resolutions.
  • 24 Sep 2019 - UNIFIL today marked the International Day of Peace amidst a ceremony at its headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon, with its head and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col joining the global call for climate action for peace.

Pages