In a recent Mine Risk Education (MRE) day, hundreds of young school children from the Tyre district participated in a variety of activities raising their awareness about the dangers of mines and unexploded ordinance (UXO).
From solar farms and sewage treatment plants in its headquarters in Naqoura to the building of a greenhouse out of recycled plastic bottles in a UNIFIL position near Kafr Chouba in south-eastern Lebanon, UNIFIL peacekeepers have been striving to protect the environment of the communities they ser
UNIFIL and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) today hailed the opening of the LAF’s new regional centre for civil-military cooperation (CIMIC) in Marjayoun as a new chapter in the cooperation between the two forces in south Lebanon.
In the lead-up to a recent global open day on Women, Peace and Security, UNIFIL’s gender unit held three preparatory meetings in Tyre, Bint Jbeil, and Marjayoun in south Lebanon to use the participation of women to further peace and security.
UNIFIL and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) today paid last respects with full honours to Corporal Mercy Adade of the Ghanaian Contingent, who passed away at the age of 36 in the early morning of 5 April following short illness. Cpl. Adade is survived by a son.