The huge explosion that rocked Beirut Port on Tuesday evening (4 August) resulted in several UNIFIL naval peacekeepers from Bangladesh being injured, some of them seriously. The ship was docked at the Port as part of the UNIFIL Maritime Task Force.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of Lebanon, Nassif Hitti, today visited the UNIFIL Headquarters as well the Mission’s area of operations and the Blue Line accompanied by over 30 young Lebanese diplomats, to see first-hand the work carried out by the Mission in coordination with the
UNIFIL today observed the International Day of UN Peacekeepers at its headquarters in Naqoura, paying tribute to the contribution of uniformed and civilian personnel and to honour more than 3,900 peacekeepers who have lost
Every day, the women and men of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon are on the frontline to promote peace and stability in the Mission’s area of operations and along the Blue Line, while operating in a very challenging environment between Lebanon and Israel.