UNIFIL’s Croatian Contingent has ended its mission with UNIFIL with the departure of 49 troops from south Lebanon today.
UNIFIL today marked the International Day of UN Peacekeepers at its headquarters in Naqoura, with the Mission’s chief recommitting the resolve to work towards a lasting peace in south Lebanon and along the Blue Line.
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.