Earlier this month, UNIFIL received an unusual visitor. Paolo Nespoli, who served in Lebanon as a young Italian soldier from 1982 to 1984 with the Multinational Peacekeeping Force in Beirut, returned to Lebanon after 35 years.
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
Lebanon’s Minister of Defence, Elias Bou Saab, led a delegation today to the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura and visited areas along the Blue Line, where he was briefed on UNIFIL’s work, together with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), in maintaining the existing calm.