A new batch of Spanish peacekeepers, including the commander of UNIFIL’s Sector East, joined the UN Mission yesterday following a transfer of authority in the Sector East Headquarters in Marjayoun, south-eastern Lebanon.
Lebanon’s Minister of State for Economic Empowerment of Women and Youth, Violette Khairallah Safadi, led a nine-member delegation to the UNIFIL Headquarters today, with discussions focusing on enhancing cooperation in women’s and youth empowerment in the Mission’s area of operations.
A team of medical professionals of UNIFIL’s Nepalese Battalion (NEPBATT) carried out a four-day long training on first aid with members of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and fellow peacekeepers at their main base in Meiss ej Jabal, south Lebanon, last week.
The Commander of UNIFIL’s Maritime Task Force (MTF), Rear Admiral Eduardo Augusto Wieland, hosted onboard the UNIFIL flagship a United States delegation including Ambassador Elizabeth Richard and the vice admiral of the United States Navy, James Malloy, off the coast of Beirut, last week.
Lebanon’s Minister of Justice Albert Serhan, heading a 12-member delegation of senior judges, visited UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura today, where he was welcomed by UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col, and toured the Blue Line
On a recent visit to a Lebanese naval facility north of Beirut, UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col has said the exit strategy of UNIFIL Maritime Task Force (MTF), which assists the Lebanese Armed Forces Navy (LAF-N), is contingent upon the raising the capabil