Long arrays of blue barrels dotted along the Blue Line – against the backdrop of beautiful natural landscape – seem picturesque.
UNIFIL today marked the 44th anniversary of the UN mission’s establishment with its head and Force Commander, Major General Aroldo Lázaro, calling on the parties to make “meaningful steps” towards a sustainable peace.
Throughout the month of February, UNIFIL peacekeepers from the Republic of Korea (ROK) supported Lebanese security institutions operating in south Lebanon as well as five city councils and an education institution with items ranging from medic
UNIFIL held a ceremony at its headquarters in Naqoura today to officially transfer authority from outgoing Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col of Italy to Major General Aroldo Lázaro Sáenz of Spain.
Opening the exhibition of more than 60 photographs, including some historic maps, Major General Del Col said these photographs tell the story of the long journey UNIFIL and Lebanese populations have made together in the last 44 years.