The President of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen, today visited the UNIFIL headquarters and received a briefing from the UN Peacekeeping Mission on its work to help further peace in south Lebanon.
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in south Lebanon marked Lebanon’s 75th Independence Day with a range of activities – from attending the Lebanese Army’s military parade in Beirut today to expressing special appreciation for UNIFIL’s national staff along with famed Lebanese singe
To mark Universal Children's Day 2018, military and civilian peacekeepers from UNIFIL visited the Public School of Naqoura, near UNIFIL’s headquarters. An important aspect of this visit was to present “Mr. & Mrs. Blue Barrel” – a fun and interactive presentation about a serious topic.
In their ongoing efforts to help improve the lives of the people of their area of responsibility in south-eastern Lebanon, UNIFIL’s Spanish peacekeepers brought in six experts from Spain last month to teach local farmers on best practices in harvesting and milling of olives.