UNIFIL, its strategic partner the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and fellow UN peacekeepers today paid their last respects to a Ghanaian soldier who recently succumbed to an illness while serving for peace in south Lebanon.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today chaired a special Tripartite meeting – the first since the COVID-19 outbreak – with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)
Every day, the women and men of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon are on the frontline to promote peace and stability in the Mission’s area of operations and along the Blue Line, while operating in a very challenging environment between Lebanon and Israel.
UNIFIL Italian contingent has aided UNIFIL efforts, together with the Lebanese Armed Forces, to ensure stability in the Mission’s area of operations in south Lebanon through completion of two projects in support of local communities this week.
Since the beginning of the outbreak of COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, UNIFIL leadership put in place all necessary precautionary measures in order to prevent the virus infection among the Mission’s more than 11,000 military and civilian peacekeepers.