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.
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.
The Commander of UNIFIL’s Maritime Task Force (MTF), Rear Admiral Eduardo Augusto Wieland, hosted onboard the UNIFIL flagship a United States delegation including Ambassador Elizabeth Richard and the vice admiral of the United States Navy, James Malloy, off the coast of Beirut, last week.
A UNIFIL delegation led by the Mission’s Sector West Commander Brigadier General Diodato Abagnara visited a women-only soccer team of south Lebanon recently as a display of encouragement for women’s participation in various spheres in the Mission’s area of operation.