This month marks 40-years since the establishment of the UNIFIL Peacekeeping mission in south Lebanon. Starting today, and through the month of March, we will look back at the service and sacrifice of thousands of UN Peacekeepers from around the world who have worked for peace and stability in s
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, today concluded the Lebanon leg of his wider Middle East tour to visit UN Peacekeeping missions, including UNIFIL, and high ranking government officials.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary today chaired the first tripartite meeting of 2018 with senior officials from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position at Ras Al Naqoura.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary attended separate meetings in Beirut today with the President of Lebanon, Michel Aoun; the Speaker of Parliament, Nabih Berri; and the Prime Minister, Saad Hariri.
On 13 December, UNIFIL’s Sector West conducted an all-female foot patrol in Rmeish with the participation of a dozen peacekeepers from six countries – Ghana, Ireland, Italy, Republic of Korea, Malaysia and the Netherlands.