When the students of Our Lady of Lebanon School in Rmeish first heard about it, "they were shocked." They "refused" being taught English by UNIFIL's Ghanaian teachers, their English language teacher, Sana Aoun, pointed out.
As part of his five-day tour of the region, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous today toured the Line of Withdrawal (Blue Line) in UNIFIL area of operations in southern Lebanon.
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Hervé Ladsous, began a five-day visit to the region. He was met in Beirut by the UNIFIL Force Commander, Major-General Paolo Serra, and senior staff of the peacekeeping mission.
The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today observed the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. A ceremony, organized by the United Nations Mine Action Support Team (UNMAST), was held at the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura.