Two years have passed since his appointment as a UN ambassador for Climate Change and the Lebanese artist Ragheb Alama still feels the need to intensify his efforts to raise awareness on environmental issues in Lebanon.
November 22 is a day to remember and reflect upon every year. As did the whole country, UNIFIL also commemorated the 69th anniversary of Lebanon's Independence celebrating its freedom, sovereignty, and liberation.
"As part of the global celebration of the anniversary of resolution 1325 on Women Peace and Security, the Union of Tyre Municipalities in conjunction with the Gender Thematic Working Group of South Lebanon, organised an 'Open Day' Event, "Safety Through my Eyes'.
An exhibition of traditional Lebanese food and handicraft was held at UNIFIL Headquarters in Naquora on Thursday, 18 October 2012 as part of celebrations to commemorate UN Day (24 October) and to mark the International Rural Women's Day (15 October).
“Forest of Friendship between UNIFIL and the Municipality of Safad al-Batikh” is the name of the new project implemented by UNIFIL in order to salvage the town’s nature and protect its townspeople health, through transforming the village’s garbage dump into a green forested area.