UNIFIL’s Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Stefano Del Col, today welcomed Lebanon’s new Minister of National Defense, Maurice Sleem, to the peacekeeping mission’s headquarters in Naqoura, South Lebanon.
Today, UNIFIL marked United Nations Day at its headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon celebrating the date in 1945 when the United Nations Charter came into force. The peacekeeping mission marked the today, 25 October as the 24th fell on a Sunday this year.
As part of the ongoing efforts to support host communities in their fight against COVID-19 Coronavirus, Italy-led UNIFIL Sector West Command, in coordination with Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC), has extended a wide range of assistance to three hospitals within their area of responsibility in
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col chaired a special Tripartite meeting with senior officers of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at a UN position in Ras Al Naqoura today.
In September , UNIFIL Sector East conducted, two training courses on identifying and detecting mines and explosives, for both the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and UNIFIL personnel, at its base in Marjayoun in south-eastern Lebanon.
UN peacekeeping in south Lebanon does not always mean patrolling towns and villages or round-the-clock monitoring of the 120-kilometre Blue Line.
For a group of UNIFIL Indian peacekeepers, it’s far more than that.
UNIFIL donated a significant number of UN assets to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), its intelligence wing and the Lebanese General Security over the past week, with the shared objective of promoting a climate of peace and stability in the UNIFIL area of operations in south Lebanon.