UNIFIL’s Indonesian peacekeepers received Unites Nations medals at a ceremony held last week in the Indonesian Battalion's main base near the village of Adchit al Qusayr in south Lebanon.
UNIFIL’s Indian peacekeepers organized a series of activities with the host communities in south-eastern Lebanon this week, promoting the messages of non-violence and peace, and marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pionee
Pedagogy experts and educationists brought in to south-western Lebanon – at the request of local communities – by UNIFIL’s Italian peacekeepers spent about four months visiting schools and imparting knowledge and skills on educating children.
Earlier this month, UNIFIL lost one of its peacekeepers, from India. On 16 July, the Mission’s leadership, representatives of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and fellow peacekeepers paid their last respect to Sergeant Ramesh Singh, who died of medical conditions on 10 July.