The transfer of authority of UNIFIL’s Armenian contingent consisting more than 30 peacekeepers took place at the UN Mission’s Sector West Headquarters in Shama last evening.
Several fatal incidents and injuries are commonplace in Lebanon as workers carry out electricity maintenance works, trimming of trees along main streets and orchards, and other similar situations due to lack of appropriate equipment and devices.
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.