The French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Jean-Marc Ayrault, visited the headquarters of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in Naqoura, south Lebanon, today.
On a recent visit to see the work of UNIFIL’s Maritime Task Force (MTF) off the coast of Beirut Port, the UN Mission’s head and Force Commander, Major-General Luciano Portolano, commended the UN’s only naval peacekeepers for their specialized role in Lebanon.
The Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Major-General Luciano Portolano, today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior officials from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position at Ras Al
Seven classes that were once gloomy and dark are now full of bright pinks, greens, and oranges. At Al Majadil Public school, a team of Chinese peacekeepers worked for 12 days on rehabilitating the kindergarten floor.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano today paid farewell visits to a number of senior Lebanese officials including the Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament, Nabih Berri and Prime Minister Tammam Salam, in the capital Beirut.
The thermometers in south Lebanon are already climbing above 30°C, and people take shelter in whatever shade they can find, so it is fitting the Indian contingent from the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) have chosen to celebrate World Environment Day by launching an afforestation
The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today observed the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, paying tribute to thousands of military and civilian personnel for their service of peace, in a ceremony held at its Naqoura Headquarters in southern Lebanon.
The sun was shining brightly in the sky and the nearby trees were starting to bear flowers. Multi-coloured balloons dangling from poles and ceilings drifted in the warm breeze. Spring has arrived in south Lebanon.