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.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary today chaired the seventh and last scheduled tripartite meeting of 2017 with senior officials from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position at Ras Al Naqoura.
UNIFIL’s Force Commander and Head of Mission Major General Michael Beary joined UNIFIL Sector West Commander Brigadier General Rodolfo Sganga and some 120 other UN Peacekeepers and soldiers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) today to pull up their sleeves and donate blood for the Red Cross in T
First Sergeant Etikasari, a UNIFIL Indonesian peacekeeper, is visiting the public school in Aytarun, a village close to the Blue Line in south Lebanon. She stands at the front of the class and begins a discussion with the ten-year olds.
In a military command post tucked in the hill of Kafr Dunin, about 670 metres from the sea level in south Lebanon, Brigadier General Ramez al-Khamis watches as dozens of his troops get ready for a drill. A military commander signals “start” and the soldiers set out for a simulated mission.