Earlier this month, UNIFIL received an unusual visitor. Paolo Nespoli, who served in Lebanon as a young Italian soldier from 1982 to 1984 with the Multinational Peacekeeping Force in Beirut, returned to Lebanon after 35 years.
Lebanon’s Minister of Justice Albert Serhan, heading a 12-member delegation of senior judges, visited UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura today, where he was welcomed by UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col, and toured the Blue Line
On a recent visit to a Lebanese naval facility north of Beirut, UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col has said the exit strategy of UNIFIL Maritime Task Force (MTF), which assists the Lebanese Armed Forces Navy (LAF-N), is contingent upon the raising the capabil
Lebanon’s Minister of Defence, Elias Bou Saab, led a delegation today to the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura and visited areas along the Blue Line, where he was briefed on UNIFIL’s work, together with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), in maintaining the existing calm.
UNIFIL peacekeepers from the Republic of Korea conducted counter-terror joint training with Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces – Mobile Forces (ISF-MF), seeking to enhance military exchange and joint operational capabilities, in Tyre, south Lebanon, earlier this month.
The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) jointly marked the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action in the UNIFIL Headquarters today, with the Force’s Commander recommitting to eradicate threats posed by landmines in so
The soldiers from the Lebanese Army crouch behind a burnt-out car. Smoke flares diminish the visibility and the sound of gunfire is pervasive. They make hand signals to proceed. A soldier sprints forward to the next position. One by one his unit follow him.
Environment officers and water and sanitation focal points from 15 United Nations peace operations around the world gathered in south Lebanon this week to see first-hand and understand UNIFIL’s successful wastewater and sludge management programme.