UNIFIL’s Indian peacekeepers organized a yoga session for the local population and fellow peacekeepers at their main base in Ebel es Saqi, south-eastern Lebanon, marking the International Day of Yoga on Thursday.
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
Marking the International Day of UN Peacekeepers on 29 May, UNIFIL’s Gender Advisory Unit and the Mission’s Women Focal Point Margrit Hrandian paid tribute to a Ghanaian peacekeeper, Corporal Mercy Adade, who passed away recently, at a brief ceremony in the Mission Headquarters in Naqoura.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior officials from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position at Ras Al Naqoura.
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.