Marking the International Day of Non-Violence and the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, UNIFIL’s Indian peacekeepers organized a series of activities including “peace walk” and painting competition for differently abled children earlier this week.
The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today marked the International Day of Peace with a ceremony in Naqoura, a photo exhibition in Beirut and a message from its Head of Mission that cooperation of all parties is essential to achieving sustained stab
“Picket, sledgehammer, flagging tape!” UNIFIL peacekeeper Corporal Romain of Force Commander’s Reserve (FCR) is giving orders to his team as they prepare to set out to check for explosives in the UNIFIL area of operation in south Lebanon.
As UNIFIL peacekeepers and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) personnel enhance coordination and partnership between them in south Lebanon, the two forces this week are carrying out a joint live fire exercise in an area about one kilometre south of the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura.
Uruguay’s Ambassador to Lebanon, H.E. Marta Pizzanelli, travelled to the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura, to offer a rich display of Uruguayan folklore and express her country’s support for United Nations peacekeeping in south Lebanon and around the world.