Under-Secretary-General for United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations Alain Le Roy today met senior Lebanese leaders and defence officials in Beirut.
(Mr. Alain Le Roy during a press encounter at the Blue Line in south Lebanon Monday, 4 May 2009)
This is my first visit to UNIFIL since taking up office in 2008. I spent today with the UNIFIL troops in the field to see first hand the way UNIFIL operates.
On the occasion of the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on Saturday, 4 April UNIFIL will conduct mine risk education and other activities across southern Lebanon.
Naqoura, Lebanon – The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) marked the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action by bringing greater focus on mine risk education for children.
Media are invited on Thursday, 2nd April at 2:00 pm to attend a live fire exercise conducted by the Field Artillery Group of the Quick Reaction Force of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) with the Lebanese Armed Forces 65th Artillery Battalion.
Beirut, Lebanon – The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today transferred command of its Maritime Task Force (MTF) to Belgium at the end of the scheduled one-year term of the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) at the helm of the MTF.