With about 1,300 peacekeepers serving for peace with UNIFIL, Indonesia is the largest of the 41 troop-contributing countries to the UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon.
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.
A seven-member delegation of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Lebanese Parliament visited the UNIFIL Headquarters and the Mission’s area of operation today to see first-hand the crucial work carried out by the UN peacekeeping force in south Lebanon.
The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today marked the International Day of Peace with a ceremony in Naqoura, a photo exhibition in Beirut and a message from its Head of Mission that cooperation of all parties is essential to achieving sustained stab
As UNIFIL peacekeepers and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) personnel enhance coordination and partnership between them in south Lebanon, the two forces this week are carrying out a joint live fire exercise in an area about one kilometre south of the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura.