As the world marks the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on 04 April 2021, UNIFIL peacekeepers continue to carry on with the painstaking but necessary work of clearing large swathes of south Lebanese lands of deadly mines.
Happy International Women's Day! At UNIFIL, our female military and civilian peacekeepers make important contributions to the cause of peace in south Lebanon, in a variety of ways. Their leadership and expertise make our mission stronger and more effective, each and every day.
UNIFIL Civil Affairs Office, in cooperation with the Municipality of Shebaa and with the support of UNIFIL Indian peacekeepers, completed a Quick Impact Project (QIP) during the first phase of the construction of a new Red Cross Health Center in the south-eastern Lebanese village of Shebaa.
After almost a decade-long service with UNIFIL’s Maritime Task Force (MTF), assisting Lebanese Navy in securing the country’s vast territorial waters, the Mission’s Brazilian peacekeepers concluded their mission with UNIFIL before returning to home today.
UNIFIL has concluded its month-long partnership with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and Blue Shield International (BSI) in securing and protecting the cultural heritage properties damaged in the aftermath of 4 August Beirut explosions.