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.
“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.
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.
Four months of efforts of UNIFIL peacekeepers, together with the local authorities of Shaqra Municipality in south-eastern Lebanon, came to fruition this week with the inauguration of a children’s park and public garden in the area.
UNIFIL Sector East Commander Brigadier General Sánchez Martínez-Falero received the religious authorities from south-east Lebanon at the Sector Headquarters, the Miguel de Cervantes Base, in Ibl al-Saqi, yesterday.