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.
As Brigadier General Paolo Fabbri passed the command of UNIFIL’s Sector West area of operation to Brigadier General Diodato Abagnara at a ceremony in the Sector Headquarters in Shamaa today, the parade of Ghanaian peacekeepers stood out with their all-women performance.
Lebanese Caretaker Minister of Defence, Yaacoub Sarraf, and UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Stefano Del Col, met today in Naqoura to discuss efforts to maintain the overall stability in the south of Lebanon.