With the raising of Kazakhstan flag in UNIFIL today, the central Asian country is officially the 42nd troop contributor to the Mission's more than 10,500 peacekeepers serving for peace in south Lebanon.
UNIFIL’s Sector East Headquarters organized the exercise “Blue Quiron” in its area of responsibility in south-eastern Lebanon on Friday to evaluate the reaction of its components during emergency situations requiring casualty evacuation.
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.