With a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country recently, UNIFIL peacekeepers have ramped up support to the host communities in southern Lebanon in their fight against the virus.
UNIFIL Sector East peacekeepers, led by the Kingdom of Spain, last week hosted counterparts from France and Finland in their area of responsibility in south-eastern Lebanon in a regular exercise to test technical interoperability of a multinational force which UNIFIL
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today chaired the first Tripartite meeting of 2021, with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at a UN position in Ras Al Naqoura.
UNIFIL Italian peacekeepers recently conducted a training course for members of the Lebanese State Security to improve the overall operational competence, efficiency and readiness by imparting knowledge on static and dynamic marksmanship techniques and principles.
The newly arrived batch of UNIFIL’s Nepalese peacekeepers, operating in the Mission’s area of operations in south-eastern Lebanon, launched last week an environmental campaign in line with the Mission’s broader “Blue to Green” initiative.
Today, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) released a Lebanese shepherd to UNIFIL at the Ras Naqoura crossing. The shepherd had been apprehended on Tuesday, January 12 in the Bastara area near the Blue Line in south Lebanon.
In wishing you all a very Happy New Year, let me take this opportunity to thank everyone as well as UNIFIL troop contributing countries and the UN Security Council for ensuring that UNIFIL was able to carry out its mandate as well as preserve the continued stability that we have witnessed in sout
UNIFIL Civil Affairs Office, in cooperation with the Municipality of Shebaa and with the support of UNIFIL Indian peacekeepers, completed a Quick Impact Project (QIP) during the first phase of the construction of a new Red Cross Health Center in the south-eastern Lebanese village of Shebaa.